Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA)

Contact Details

Physical: Blocks A, B, C and D, Pinmill Farm, 164 Katherine Street, Sandton
Postal: Private Bag X10002, Sandton, 2146
Tel: 011 566 3000/1
Fax: 011 566 4000/1


The mission of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is to ensure that all South Africans have access to a wide range of high quality communication services at affordable prices.

The Authority's strategic objectives are linked to government's Outcomes-Based Approach. ICASA's strategic objectives are: increased access to available broadband spectrum; reduced regulatory burden for equipment manufacturers and importers; to protect consumers from harmful practices in the use of premium rated services; to develop a 5G Forum for South Africa; national radio frequency planning to align the RSA National Frequency Plan to WRC-15 outcomes; dynamic and opportunistic spectrum use; millimetre-wave band availability; broadband coverage availability information for consumers; imposition of obligations on licensees; increased competition and diversity in the commercial television broadcasting sector; increased competition in the electronic communications sector; reduced barriers to entry into the broadband market; reduced barriers to entry into the subscription broadcasting market; ECS/ECNS reseller market exemption regulations clarification; improved utilisation of spectrum; quality telecommunication services; harmonisation of cross-border communication; access to ICASA services; protection of consumers from harmful practices; promotion of consumer participation in the ICT sector; monitoring of compliance with licence terms and conditions by licensees; promotion of consumer participation in the ICT sector; consumer complaints resolution; promotion of consumer participation in the ICT sector; improved social cohesion through community the television broadcasting sector; promotion of a common national identity through broadcasting services; Nat Joint Operations instructions execution; improved ICASA awareness through consumer engagement campaigns; promotion of equitable coverage of elections; and transformation in the ICT Sector.

Office Bearers/Management

Mr R Mohlaloga

Mr Rubben Mohlaloga (Acting)
Deputy Chairperson:
Mr Paris Mashile
Mr Keabetswe Modimoeng
Ms Botlenyana Mokhele
Mr Peter Zimri
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr Pakamile Kayelethu Pongwana
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Tebogo Matabane
Senior Management:
Nkhetheleni Gidi (Executive: Legal, Risk and Complaints and Compliance Committee)
Shameetha Maharaj (Executive: Secretary to CEO)
Portia Mngomezulu (Executive: Corporate Services)
David J Molapo (Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist)
Mr Willington Ngwepe (Chief Operating Officer)
Anneal Sookharan (Chief Audit Executive)
Communications Officers:
Mr Paseka Maleka (Manager: Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Current Assets1 467 7641 329 8361 052 024952 653
Non-Current Assets120 918109 335108 45599 264
Total Assets1 558 6821 439 1711 160 4791 051 917
Current Liabilities1 306 1641 212 711981 701917 218
Non-Current Liabilities---516
Total Liabilities1 306 1641 212 711981 701917 734
Total Net Assets282 518226 459178 778134 183
Total Revenue440 899401 039383 957348 610
Revenue from Exchange Transactions22 06916 65022 6186 086
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions418 831384 389361 339342 524
Total Expenditure(384 983)(352 881)(339 362)(334 286)
Employee Costs(220 963)(191 217)(204 378)(194 269)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year56 05948 17144 59514 597
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities164 758274 798192 286126 678
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(28 180)(21 791)(25 816)(17 105)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year711 180574 602321 594155 125
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure2 5108 1777 0234 344
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure2021383881
Posts Approved354329394n/a
Posts Filled353316330n/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

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