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A couple of stories have made the headlines recently. We would love to share them with you. Click here to read more about the ‘Groundbreaking Telkom-Vodacom judgement’ and ‘Removal of ICASA chairperson Rubben Mahlaloga after conviction on fraud charges’
Telkom judgement is groundbreaking – Vodacom
ICASA has delayed the implementation date for certain regulations relating to an option to opt-out of notification for depletion of voice, SMS and data services and the out-of-bundle usage requirements. D-day is 12 April 2019, to allow the carriers time to configure their systems and processes. Rollover of unused data, data transfer and defaulting onto out of bundle charges regulations came into force on March 2019. Read more on this subject by Paul Colmer
WAPA Committee member Paul Colmer takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the hype around 5G and the related Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).
ICASA has given notice of its intention to create regulations relating to ownership and control of licences issued under the ECA within the context of transformation of the industry. This will apply to all WAPA members which hold a class or individual licence issued by ICASA.
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In November last year, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) called for comments on the draft International Mobile Telephony (IMT) Roadmap. Taking up the case of its members in this landmark initiative, WAPA sent its input to ICASA.