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South Africa reviews high data costs

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is to conduct an inquiry to determine the priority markets in the electronic communications sector. This notice, published on 30 June, forms part of a number of initiatives ICASA is carrying out to address the high cost of communication in South Africa including the cost of data, says the authority. The purpose of this inquiry is to identify relevant wholesale and retail markets or market segments in the telecoms sector that are generally prone to ex ante regulation; and to determine from these markets and market segments those that the authority intends to prioritise for market reviews and potential regulation…” ICASA is also consulting other regulatory bodies such as the National Consumer Commission and the Competition Commission to find ways in which data costs can be further reduced for the benefit of consumers. Read more

  • Tuesday, 18 July 2017

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