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Electronic Communications Amendment 2018

Bill Number: B31-2018
Status
Bill Status
Draft Bill

Draft bill full text

Published in GG 41261 of 17 November 2017

Year of publication

2017

Publication for comment (draft bill)

Published in GG 41261 of 17 November 2017

Explanatory Summary

Published in GG 41880 of 31 August 2018

Parliamentary Documents
DateTypeTitle
2018-10-12Briefing PaperElectronic Communications Amendment Bill B31-2018]: Department Briefing
2018-12-04SubmissionHearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]: ICASA
2018-12-04SubmissionHearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]: Broadband Infraco
2018-12-04SubmissionHearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]: WOAN Forum
2018-12-04SubmissionHearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]: BUSA
2018-12-04SubmissionHearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]: Research ICT Africa
2018-12-04SubmissionHearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]: NAB
2018-12-04SubmissionHearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]: Sentech
2018-12-04SubmissionHearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]: WAPA
2018-12-04SubmissionHearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]: Acacia Economics
2018-12-04SubmissionHearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]: ABT Africa Group
2018-12-04SubmissionHearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]: Liquid Telecom
2018-12-04SubmissionHearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]: MTN
2018-12-04SubmissionHearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]: Cell C
2018-12-04SubmissionHearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]: SACF
2018-12-04SubmissionHearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]: Vodacom
2018-12-04SubmissionHearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]: Smile Communications
2018-12-04SubmissionHearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018]: Telkom
2019-03-13Committee ReportInterim Report of the Portfolio Committee on Telecommunications and Postal Services on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018], dated 12 February 2019
Further Information
Sabinet Monitoring Articles
News Articles
Comms minister says canned ECA Bill snubbed Industry 4.0ITWeb2019-03-07
Telecoms bill withdrawn following challengesMoneyweb2019-02-19
Telecoms hampered as bill is withdrawnCity Press2019-02-17
ICASA will license 4G and 5G spectrum without the ECA Amendment BillMy Broadband2019-02-15
Telcos happy to see ECA Bill taken out of playITWeb2019-02-13
Vodacom celebrates withdrawal of disputed telecoms billBusiness Day2019-02-13
ECA Bill withdrawnITWeb2019-02-12
Minister Of Communications Withdraws The Electronic Communications Amendment BillPolity.org.za2019-02-12
Minister withdraws ECA Amendment BillMyBroadband2019-02-12
SA's Vodacom Welcomes Withdrawal Of The ECA BillTechFinancials2019-02-12
Withdrawal of telecoms bill to be welcomedTechCentral2019-02-12
MTN appeals to govt to relook at controversial communications billEyewitness News2018-11-30
MTN sees red over telecoms sector BillBusiness Day2018-11-29
Progressive Blacks in ICT slams soft legislationITWeb2018-11-29
Don't rush ECA Bill through Parliament, says VodacomITWeb2018-11-28
Lobby groups say the communications bill is unconstitutionalBusiness Day2018-11-28
Discussion centres on ECA Amendment BillIT-Online2018-11-26
Contentious bill's 'open up' plan likely to scare MTN and VodacomBusiness Day2018-09-11
Here it is - the Act which will determine Vodacom and MTN's future in South Africamybroadband2018-09-03
CSIR WOAN report and revised ECA bill to go to parliamentEEPublishers2018-08-30
ECA Bill gets thumbs upITWeb2018-08-23
Scrap ICT bill, Free Market Foundation urgesTechCentral2018-07-09
ECA amendment bill "void for vagueness"EEPublishers2018-04-25
What's wrong with the ECA Bill?IT-Online2018-04-25
'This is our mining charter': Vodacom CEO slams telecoms billTechCentral2018-03-06
ICASA pleads for its independenceITWeb2018-03-06
ECA Bill gives DTPS minister too much powerITWeb2018-02-07
D-day for comments on ECA Amendment BillITWeb2018-01-31
ECA Bill will drives data prices upIT-Online2018-01-16
ICT bill 'irresponsible', Free Market Foundation warnsTechCentral2018-01-09
Cwele extends time for comment on shock telecoms billBusiness Day2017-12-11
Telecoms bill spooks sector with its proposalBusiness Day2017-12-11
ECA Amendment Bill comment period extendedITWeb2017-12-08
Operators given more time on contentious telecoms billTechCentral2017-12-08
DTPS, ICT industry discuss ECA Amendment BillITWeb2017-12-05
FMF requests more time for new billsIT-Online2017-11-30
Short notice for new law to take back Vodacom and MTN spectrummybroadband2017-11-27
Vodacom, MTN raise red flags over amendment billTechCentral2017-11-26
FMF hits out at comment process for new lawsIT-Online2017-11-22
Government slammed over ICT billTechCentral2017-11-21
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