The Minister of Communications, Yunus Carrim, today (23 April 2014) met with the Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa), and urged all parties to work together to cut communications costs in the country.
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Some of the issues discussed included the progress on the broadband value chain analysis study, as well as feedback on the Mobile Termination Rates and Regulatory Measures required to implement “SA Connect”, the country’s broadband policy.
“We received a report from Icasa on progress and are reasonably satisfied. They requested more resources from us and we agreed in principle to give them appropriate support,” said Minister Yunus Carrim.