ANC backs CompCom's #DataMustFall findings

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- itweb.co.za | 4 months ago

Big blow for Vodacom, MTN as CompCom orders data cost cutCompCom, ICASA headed for #DataMustFall battleThis led to the Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA) in July 2017 announcing its intention to conduct an inquiry to determine the priority markets in the electronic communications sector, followed by the publication of the discussion document last year.

In June 2018, the regulator announced plans to hold public hearings on the cost to communicate in SA. It said this was part two of the cost to communicate programme, including the reduction of data prices in SA.

The CompCom joined the list of local authorities to probe the high price of data services in SA by initiating its own inquiry in August 2017.

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