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'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Current Assetsn/a1 467 7641 329 8361 052 024
Non-Current Assetsn/a120 918109 335108 455
Total Assetsn/a1 558 6821 439 1711 160 479
Current Liabilitiesn/a1 306 1641 212 711981 701
Non-Current Liabilitiesn/a---
Total Liabilitiesn/a1 306 1641 212 711981 701
Total Net Assetsn/a282 518226 459178 778
Total Revenuen/a440 899401 039383 957
Revenue from Exchange Transactionsn/a22 06916 65022 618
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactionsn/a418 831384 389361 339
Total Expendituren/a(384 983)(352 881)(339 362)
Employee Costsn/a(220 963)(191 217)(204 378)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Yearn/a56 05948 17144 595
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activitiesn/a164 758274 798192 286
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activitiesn/a(28 180)(21 791)(25 816)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Yearn/a711 180574 602321 594
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a2 5108 1777 023
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a2021383
Posts Approvedn/a354329394
Posts Filledn/a353316330
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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