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Invitation to a Virtual Consultation on the Impact of Load-shedding on the Telecommunications, Broadcasting and Postal Sectors


ICASA invites interested stakeholders to a virtual consultation workshop to engage on the impact of load-shedding on the electronic communications, broadcasting, and postal services sectors, and to identify potential mitigation measures that lie within the scope of the Authority.

This workshop follows the announcement made by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 9 February 2023, during the 2023 State of the Nation Address, that the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has declared a national state of disaster in response to the ongoing electricity crisis and its effects.

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New regulatory framework for unreserved postal services


ICASA has published Unreserved Postal Services Regulations that set out, among others, the procedure for the application and renewal of registration certificates for the provision of unreserved postal services. The regulations shall come into effect Ninety (90) days from date of publication (i.e. 27 March 2020).

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Public comments on the draft Unreserved Postal Services Regulations


ICASA urges and reminds all interested parties and stakeholders to participate and make written submissions on the Draft Unreserved Postal Services Regulations by no later than 29 November 2019.

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Review of the Price Cap Regulations for Reserved Postal Services


ICASA intends to review the postal services framework in order to impose effective price controls in the reserved postal services market.

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Discussion Document on the regulatory challenges facing the unreserved postal services sector


ICASA is calling on all interested stakeholders to make their written submissions in respect of the Authority’s initial analysis on matters relating to the unreserved postal services with the primary focus being regulatory challenges affecting the unreserved postal sector. Kindly find attached for more information.

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