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Licensing Process for High Demand Spectrum Highlighted


Department of Communications and Digital Technologies 9 October 2019 The licensing process for high demand broadband spectrum is likely to involve an auction. The minister of communications and digital technologies,…

Films and Publications Amendment Act Signed


The Presidency 3 October 2019 President Ramaphosa has assented to the Films and Publications Amendment Bill. Parliament passed the bill and sent it for assent in March 2019. The national…

Draft Unreserved Postal Services Regulations Drawn Up


Independent Communications Authority 2 October 2019 Comment is sought on Draft Unreserved Postal Services Regulations. The Independent Communications Authority (ICASA) published the draft regulations in Government Gazette 42725. The aim…

National Electronic Media Institute Seeks Board Members


Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services 11 September 2019 Non-executive members of the Board of the National Electronic Media Institute of South Africa (NEMISA) are sought. The telecommunications and postal…

Reasons for Decision on Kwesé TV Released


Independent Communications Authority 22 August 2019 The reasons for deciding to grant Kwesé TV a Commercial Free to Air Television Broadcasting Services Licence have been released. In a statement, the…

Amendments to Radio Frequency Spectrum Regulations on the Cards


Independent Communications Authority 25 July 2019 Amendments are proposed to Annexure B of the Radio Frequency Spectrum Regulations. The Independent Communications Authority (ICASA) called for comment on its intention to…

Communications and Digital Technologies Budget Vote Speech


07 July 2019 On the back of the establishment of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in March, an Inter-Ministerial Committee on 4IR was established. The Committee…

Inquiry into Must-Carry Regulations on the Cards


Independent Communications Authority 25 June 2019 An Inquiry into Must-Carry Regulations is on the cards. The Independent Communications Authority (ICASA) announced this in a statement on a Regulatory Impact Assessment…

Presidential Commission on the 4IR Up and Running


Department of Communications 13 June 2019 The Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution recently held its first work session at the University of Johannesburg. The Commission was set up…