Browsing Archive: October, 2016

Namibian High Court rules licence fee provision in Communications Act unconstitutional

Posted by LA Thornton on Thursday, October 20, 2016,
The Namibian High Court in Windhoek has ruled that section 23(2)(a) of the Communications Act is unconstitutional.  Section 23(1) permits the regulator, the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (Cran), to make regulations setting out licence fees.  Section 23(2) provides ways to do this.  Section 23(2)(a) provides that Cran may tie the fees to the revenue of licensees.  

The court ruled that section 23(2)(a) permits Cran to impose fees without carrying out a estimated costs of relega...
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National Integrated ICT Policy White Paper - Part 1

Posted by LA Thornton on Wednesday, October 12, 2016,
The National Integrated ICT Policy White Paper, dated 26 September 2016, has been published.  In this part 1 of a series, we will to set out the proposed new institutional structures for regulating the ICT industries.  Subsequent parts in the series will deal with specific issues, such as spectrum, universal access, the deployment of infrastructure, and Internet governance.

It is worth noting that all of the existing regulatory structures, including ICASA, USAASA and the .za DNA will be replac...

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