NAB submission on the ICASA Amendment Bill

The Bill proposes inserting subsection 5 in section 3 of the Bill, which provides that; any person affected by any action, finding or decision of the Authority may apply to a court with competent jurisdiction for the review of that action, finding or decision. view full article

NAB submission on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill

The NAB supports the proposals made in Sections 2(h) and 5(9)(b) of the Bill to replace the phrase “historically disadvantaged individuals” with the term “broad-based black economic empowerment”. From the NAB point of view, this is in keeping with government policies on empowerment. Furthermore, section 4(3)(k) of the ICASA Amendment Bill empowers ICASA to formulate regulations on empowerment requirements in terms of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act. view full article

NAB meeting with Minister Faith Muthambi

On 5 August 2014 the NAB, represented by Mr. Philly Moilwa, Deputy Chairperson, Ms. Nadia Bulbulia, Executive Director, Ms. Dimakatso Qocha, Deputy Exec Director, and executive committee members Mr. Vasili Vass and Ms. Wilma Van Schalkwyk, made a presentation to Minister Faith Muthambi. To access this presentation, please contact the NAB Offices. view full article

Thought leaders' round table: Future of Broadcasting by Mr Aynon Doyle

To access this presentation please contact the NAB.

NAB Future of Broadcasting

The key is to define your business properly and not confuse it with the medium - broadcasters provide video or audio content over any network, anywhere, anytime. view full article

Radio Frequency Migration Regulations and Radio Frequency Migration Plan

The purpose of these regulations is to establish the framework by which the Authority may migrate users of the radio frequency spectrum under the National Radio Frequency Plan of South Africa. view full article

Terrestrial Broadcasting Frequency Plan 2013

The Terrestrial Broadcasting Frequency Plan contributes to diversity, amongst others, by ensuring audience access to different categories of broadcasting services on a variety of technological platforms. The Terrestrial Broadcasting Frequency plan attempts to enable Broadcasting Services to provide at least one programme for every citizen in their own language. view full article

General Licence Fee Regulation 2012

The purpose of these regulations is to prescribe - (a) the administrative fees payable in respect of an application or registrations for a licence amendment, transfer or renewal as contemplated in sections 4(1c)(iv) and 4(1)(c)(v) of the Act; and (b) The annual licence fees payable by licensees as contemplated in section 5(7) (a) (iii) if the Act. view full article

General Licence Fees Regulations 2012

On 24 October 2012, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (“ICASA”) published in Government Gazette number 35819, a notice of its intention to amend the ICASA General Licence fees Regulations, 2009 (“the 2009 Regulations”) . The draft regulations are open for public comment, and the closing date is 5 December 2012. view full article



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