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The South African government’s Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (“DCDT”) published its National Policy on Data and Cloud yesterday (“National Data and Cloud Policy”). It is well-drafted, concise and realistic. It doesn’t skirt issues, acknowledging that there are problems
South Africa's Next-Generation Radio Frequency Spectrum for Economic Development Policy ("Next-Generation Spectrum Policy") published today. It has some interesting ideas: let's see the industry's reaction.
This article discusses regulatory compliance under the Electronic Communications Act of third-party involvement in class licences.
This article discusses the South African Elections Broadcasting Regulations ahead of the South African National and Provincial Elections.
This article discusses Elon Musk's Starlink internet facility and the current status of its deployment in South Africa.
ICASA intends reducing call termination fees from July 2024. It has published proposed amendments to its 2014 Call Termination Regulations.
This article discusses the RICA Bill that has been tabled before Parliament. Sadia Rizvi breaks down the proposed amendments to RICA.
This article discusses smart cities, the use of digital technologies and the National Infrastructure Plan 2050 in South Africa.
This article discusses the significance of World Telecommunications and Information Society Day 2023.
The South African government’s Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (“DCDT”) published its National Policy on Data and Cloud yesterday (“National Data and Cloud Policy”). It is well-drafted, concise and realistic. It doesn’t skirt issues, acknowledging that there are problems
South Africa's Next-Generation Radio Frequency Spectrum for Economic Development Policy ("Next-Generation Spectrum Policy") published today. It has some interesting ideas: let's see the industry's reaction.
This article discusses regulatory compliance under the Electronic Communications Act of third-party involvement in class licences.
This article discusses the South African Elections Broadcasting Regulations ahead of the South African National and Provincial Elections.
This article discusses Elon Musk's Starlink internet facility and the current status of its deployment in South Africa.
ICASA intends reducing call termination fees from July 2024. It has published proposed amendments to its 2014 Call Termination Regulations.
This article discusses the RICA Bill that has been tabled before Parliament. Sadia Rizvi breaks down the proposed amendments to RICA.
This article discusses smart cities, the use of digital technologies and the National Infrastructure Plan 2050 in South Africa.
This article discusses the significance of World Telecommunications and Information Society Day 2023.
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Infrastructure and Telecommunications
Lucien Pierce

South Africa’s National Data and Cloud Policy, 2024 Published Yesterday 

The South African government’s Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (“DCDT”) published its National Policy on Data and Cloud yesterday (“National Data and Cloud Policy”). It is well-drafted, concise and realistic. It doesn’t skirt issues, acknowledging that there are problems and identifying how to fix them.

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Infrastructure and Telecommunications
Sadia Rizvi

A Breakdown of the RICA Bill

This article discusses the RICA Bill that has been tabled before Parliament. Sadia Rizvi breaks down the proposed amendments to RICA.

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