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ISOC-ZA’s Position Paper on Internet costs

10 October, 2005 (11:00) | Policy | By: mike

As agreed at the July 5 forum, anyone may assist us to a obtain multi-stakeholder support. Please see our short statement for endorsement by as many organisations as possible: First draft for comment.

What can be done about the high cost of telecoms?

15 September, 2005 (11:00) | Policy | By: mike

Paul Esselaar, Internet Society South African Chapter (ISOC-ZA) talks during the policy day at iweek 2005.

Presentation to the Parliamentary Communications Committee

7 June, 2005 (11:00) | Policy | By: mike

We delivered oral presentations (powerpoint , and speech) to the Parliamentary Communications Committee regarding the pending Convergence Bill.

Oral response to ICASA Document Regarding ADSL Regulation

15 April, 2005 (11:00) | Policy | By: mike

Oral response to ICASA question document released in January regarding the regulation of adsl.

Convergence Bill

8 April, 2005 (11:09) | Policy | By: Alan

Response to the Convergence Bill (as introduced in the National Assembly as a section 75 Bill; explanatory summary of Bill published in Government Gazette No. 27294 of 16 February 2005).

Response to Convergence Bill

8 April, 2005 (11:00) | Policy | By: mike

Response to the Convergence Bill (as introduced in the National Assembly as a section 75 Bill; explanatory summary of Bill published in Government Gazette No. 27294 of 16 February 2005).

Response to ICASA document on ADSL Regulation (Released in January)

17 January, 2005 (11:00) | Policy | By: mike

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Response to ICASA document on ADSL Regulation (Released October 13)

17 October, 2004 (11:00) | Policy | By: mike

Response to ICASA question document released in October regarding the ministerial determinations of 3 September 2004. Government Gazette 26763, notice 1924 of 2004

ISOC-ZA supports a call for a Bandwidth Indaba

24 August, 2004 (11:00) | Policy | By: mike

In a recent letter to ICASA and the Ministry of Communications, the Online Publisher’s Association (OPA) called for an urgent meeting with government representatives to discuss the high cost of bandwidth in South Africa. The Internet Society believes reducing the costs of bandwidth is imperative to stimulate the growth of Internet usage. Government should become […]

VOIP workshop

4 May, 2004 (08:15) | Community, Events, Policy | By: Alan

We were discussing VOIP with a selected panel of industry experts and government decision-makers on this subject. The panel included; Mr. Alan Levin (Renowned African Internet Activist), Envir Fraser from the Department of Communications, Mr. Andre Ferreira (VoIP Networking Specialist) and Richard Heath (Attorney from MWEB and ISPA).