‘Covidpreneurs’ – These are not Black Businesses, but Thieves

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) is investigating allegations that unscrupulous officials and businesses benefited from billions meant to fight COVID-19. According to a report by...
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ICASA Refutes Black IT Forum’s Allegations Over TV White Spaces

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA) refuted allegations that it is delaying the commencement of commercial TV White Space (TVWS). The Black Information Technology...

Lobby Group Black IT Forum Takes ICASA to Court Over TV White Space

Lobby group the Black Information Technology Forum (BITF) is taking the country's communications regulator ICASA to court. “The BITF has resolved to launch an urgent...

Telkom Loses Cellphone Masts Case

The Constitutional Court (ConCourt) has dismissed Telkom’s bid to be allowed to build cellphone masts and other related infrastructure at locations of its choice. The...

ICASA Assigns Emergency Spectrum

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has assigned an emergency temporary spectrum to telecommunications operators to ensure connectivity for all during the...

South Africans Now Have A Special COVID-19 Emergency Telephone Number

South Africa’s communications watchdog has allocated a special phone number for COVID-19 emergencies. The Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA) has allocated the phone number...

SA’s Telcos to Have Temporary Access to High-Demand Broadband Spectrum

South Africa's communications watchdog announced on Monday the emergency release of high-demand spectrum to meet the spike in broadband services demand due to COVID-19. The...

SA’s Telcos Get 3-Months Break To Renew Spectrum Licences

The country's communications watchdog said on Monday it has taken a decision to extend the validity period of existing radio frequency spectrum licences in...

ICASA’s Intervention to Lower Data Costs May Save Thousands of Call-Centre Jobs

By Andre Schoeman ICASA-South Africa’s telecoms regulator might have saved thousands of jobs in the local call-centre industry. A few weeks ago, ICASA announced it had...

ICASA Calls on Mobile Operators to Offer Free Services During Coronavirus

South Africa's communications watchdog on Thursday called on mobile operators to offer free services during the coronavirus situation. The country has recorded the highest number...

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SASSA Introduces Payment Method Changes for R350 COVID-19 Grant

SASSA presents beneficiaries of the COVID-19 grant with an opportunity to receive their grants at their chosen and convenient outlets. Beneficiaries can now change...

SASSA Pays 4 Million People Their R350 COVID-19 Grant, Millions Still Waiting

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has paid 4 million people their R350 Social Relief Grant, according to Minister of Social Development, Lindiwe Zulu. Zulu made the statement...