Document: ICASA has published list of under-serviced areas - open for comments
The Independent Communication Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has published a list of under-serviced areas for comment (dated 6th October). Comments are due 28 Oct 2011.
An under-serviced area is where there is no infrastructure at all, where the infrastructure is not sufficient to carry communication services, or where the communication infrastructure does not reach or benefit the whole community
From the Notice: An "Under-serviced Area" is any area within a local or district municipality in which:
- no electronic communications network has been constructed; or
- an electronic communications network has been constructed, but where there is no, or limited coverage in inhabited parts of the area, or
- an electronic communications network has been constructed, but over which no, or limited electronic communications services or broadcasting services are being provided