R/€ = 15.09
R/$ = 10.85
Au 1368.90 $/oz
Pt 1477.50 $/oz
Dec 12, 2013
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) this week said the access-line deficit (ALD) – the gap between the insufficient revenue generated from line rental against the cost of building and maintaining the access network – was of “no...
Sep 06, 2013
The finalisation of the long-awaited local-loop unbundling (LLU) regulations have been delayed, once again, after the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) reported an error in the draft publication of August 7. “… due to an error in...
Jun 07, 2013
The cost of communication in South Africa will go under a microscope as the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) embarks on an ambitious programme to identify and resolve the core challenges and barriers to lower communication costs to...
Dec 01, 2011
The local telecommunications industry was expecting the release of a local-loop unbundling (LLU) framework document by the Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA) today.
Nov 28, 2011
Spectrum trading and spectrum leasing would facilitate competition in broadband Internet-protocol (IP)-based networks, which would in turn place a greater constraint on terrestrial- and satellite-based distribution networks, said telecommunications company Neotel...
May 11, 2007
Local value-added network system (Vans) Telconet is launching the iFone mobile service, using voice-over Internet protocol (Voip). Telconet MD Dumisani Nkala says subscribers will now be able to make international calls, using their mobile phones, at a cheaper rate...
Apr 07, 2006
As of February 1, 2005, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) was deregulated in South Africa.
Nov 16, 2005
Despite rising pressure to unbundle the local loop in a bid to increase domestic fixed-lined telecoms competition once the second network operator (SNO) is licensed, incumbent monopoly Telkom is moving ahead with plans to shorten the distance from...
Jul 29, 2005