Telecommunications Law in South Africa was published in 2006 - the result of a project to develop a text book on telecommunications law in South Africa and at the same time empower young professionals in the field.  The project was developed and implemented by Lisa Thornton Inc with partial funding provided by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).

The book includes chapters on -



universal service

the regulators


Electronic Communications and Transactions Act

Regulation of the Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication Related Information Act

It includes chapters written by experts in the field on -




Finally, it includes a comprehensive -

overview of telecommunications law in South Africa, with a postscript providing updates to the date of publication.

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The book is available as a free download here and at the website of the Link Centre,  Although the book may be downloaded free of charge, we appreciate all donations.

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