Below, please find issue 10 of ENSafrica's telecoms and media in brief, a snapshot of the latest telecommunications and broadcasting developments in South Africa.
Following the release of its position paper in February 2019, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) published its long-awaited draft regulations
Many people are use social media platforms to negotiate a number of transactions and the question arises whether the exchange of these messages can be recognised in our law as enforceable contracts.
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On 25 November 2019, the Supreme Court of Appeal delivered an interesting decision dealing with copyright infringement in cinematographic films.
We note that on 29 January 2020, ICASA published a notice of an
extension of the closing date for submissions in respect of the
review of the Must Carry Regulations.
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On the 28th of January 2020, the Association for Alcohol Responsibility and Education (Aware.org) launched the new Code of Commercial Communications ("new Code").
On 11 December 2019 the Minister of Sport and Recreation published the Draft National Sport and Recreation Amendment Bill intending to regulate the unregulated fitness industry.
Adams & Adams
English rugby club Saracens' relegation from Premiership Rugby for breaches of the salary cap is the big news in the world of sports law this year.
The discussion document further identifies licensees that may have significant market power in the identified markets, and proposes pro-competitive remedies.
The case between Ntsieni Morris Kgopana and Mohlaki Rosina Matlala in the Supreme Court of Appeal ("the SCA") considered whether a...
The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (hereinafter referred to as "the CCMA") is a dispute resolution body which was established in terms of the Labour Relations Act, 66 of...
Africa has witnessed the world's fastest increase in e-connectivity in recent years. Yet, with only around a quarter of its population with internet access,...
In a Judgment regarding the matter between Amabhungane Centre For Investigative Journalism NPC and Stephen Patrick Sole V Minister Of Justice And Correctional Services and 10 others...
On 30 October 2019, ICASA published the Amendment of the Radio Frequency Spectrum Regulations, 2015. The amendment supplemented regulation 7 of the Radio Frequency Spectrum Regulations...
On 2 December 2019 ICASA published a Discussion Document on Mobile Broadband Services Inquiry for public comment. On 16 November 2018
On 17 October 2019, ICASA published an Invitation to Nominate Members of the B-BBEE ICT
Sector Council. Since the tenure of the current B-BBEE ICT Sector Council is soon coming to
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
Direct marketing is big business. It is frequently used by businesses as a marketing tool. Many businesses undertake research about prospective customers by accessing information...
Below, please find issue 2 of ENSafrica's telecoms and media in brief, a snapshot of the latest telecommunications and broadcasting developments in South Africa
Below, please find issue 1 of ENSafrica's telecoms and media in brief, a snapshot of the
latest telecommunications and broadcasting developments in South Africa.
On 1 November 2019, the South African communications regulator, ICASA, published a long-awaited Information Memorandum (IM)...