Saturday, July 24th, 2010
While the news of the High Court judgement was widely welcomed, and was considered by many a landmark ruling, the industry’s celebrations were tempered by the climate of uncertainty still surrounding ther aspects of the ECA yet to be promulgated.
Friday, July 23rd, 2010
Icasa noted in a statement that before the High Court Judgment, it had been common cause that VANS licensees would be issued with electronic communications services (ECS) licences.
Wednesday, July 21st, 2010
However, John Holdsworth, the chief executive of ECN, suggested that the Independent Communication Authority of SA (Icasa) should introduce the carrier pre-select (CPS) regulation.
Monday, July 19th, 2010
This has led to a “ludicrous situation” in South Africa, according to John Holdsworth, ECN CEO. “Without the new licences, the industry is being governed from the grave and is being forced to use the old vocabulary with the old limitations,” he stresses.
Sunday, July 18th, 2010
Under the Electronic Communications Act (ECA), only operators issued the i-ECNS licence by the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) are allowed to self-provide and/ or apply for WiMax spectrum.