News, Releases & Submissions

Nov 8, 2011

My broadband mobile – Dept of Comms to amend Electronic Communications Act – 8 Nov 2011

The Department of Communications has tabled an amendment to the Electronic Communications Act with 30 days for comment. My_broadband_mobile_-_Department_of_Comms_to_amend_ECA_-_8_Nov_2011
Nov 10, 2011

SOS Submission – Draft Digital Terrestrial Regulations – 10 November 2011

SOS’s submission on ICASA’s Draft DTT Regulations tabled in September 2011. SOS_Submission_-_DTT_Draft_Regs_-_10_November_2011_-_final
Nov 11, 2011

Business Day – Ka Plaatjie likely to fill vacant spot on SABC Board – 11 Nov 2011

Parliament has selected the ex- General Secretary of the PAC, Ka Plaatjie to fill the post vacated on the SABC Board by Peter Harris. Business_Day_-_Ka_Plaatjie_likely_to_fill_slot_on_SABC_board_-_11_Nov_2011
Nov 11, 2011

TechCentral – Government under fire over EC Act Amendments – 11 Nov 201

TechCentral reports that a number of industry players are unhappy with the EC Act Amendment Bill. The particular worry is that ICASA will lose much of […]
Nov 14, 2011

Business Day – Industry rejects new telecomms Bill – 14 Nov 2011

Business Day reports that Industry and civil society are unhappy with the Electronic Communication Amendment Draft Bill because it undermines the independence of the Regulator, ICASA. […]
Nov 14, 2011

Letter to Minister of Comms – Broadcasting Policy Review & EC Amendment Draft Bill – 14 Nov 2011

SOS letter to the Minister of Comms asking for her to prioritise the broadcasting policy review process and to withdraw the Electronic Communications Amendment Draft Bill. […]
Nov 14, 2011

Ministry Statement – Minister’s statement after her first meeting with SABC Board – 14 Nov 2011

The Minister of Comms statement after her first meeting with the SABC Board. DEPARTMENT_OF_COMMUNICATIONS_-_on_meeting_with_the_SABC_Board_-_14_Nov_2011
Dec 7, 2011

Issues Paper: Review of the Broadcast Regulatory Framework Towards a Digitally Converged Enviro (1)

Part one of three parts – ICASA’s Issues Paper: A Review of the Broadcast Regulatory Framework Towards a Digitally Converged Environment. A_Review_of_the_Broadcasting_Regulatory_Framework_towards_a_Digitally_Converged_Environment_Part_1_of_3_34828
Dec 8, 2011

Issues Paper: Review of the Broadcast Regulatory Framework Towards a Digitally Converged Enviro (2)

Part two of three parts of the ICASA’s Issues Paper: Review of the Broadcasting Regulatory Framework Towards a Digitally Converged Environment. A_Review_of_the_Broadcasting_Regulatory_Framework_towards_a_Digitally_Converged_Environment_Part_2_of_3_34828 (1)
Jan 12, 2012

SOS Concerned by Reports of Further Wasteful Expenditure in the SABC

SOS CONCERNED BY REPORTS OF FURTHER WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE IN THE SABC The SOS Coalition is concerned by media reports in the Star that the SABC has […]