Electronic Communications Law

/Electronic Communications Law

Electronic communications law includes the law regards telecommunications, broadcasting and electronic communications. Electronic communications law also deals with SMS law, and email law relating to email archiving, email usage and email compliance.

Does the Law Accept Delivery via SMS?

SMS is "the one form of communication that many people are tethered to 24/7. Which helps explain why, at a time when in-boxes fill with hundreds of never-opened email messages from direct marketers, 97 percent of all SMS marketing messages [...]

By | October 28th, 2009|Categories: Electronic Communications Law|Tags: , , |

Altech prevails yet again

Press release from Altech: 31 October 2008 Altech announced today that it has been successful in opposing the Minister of Communications, Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri, in her application for Leave to Appeal against the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) / [...]

By | October 31st, 2008|Categories: Electronic Communications Law|Tags: , , |

Note on the Altech Judgement

In the matter of Altech Autopage Cellular (Pty) Ltd v The Chairperson of the Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa & Others ("the Altech Case") the Transvaal Provincial Division of the High Court of South Africa appears [...]

By | September 1st, 2008|Categories: Electronic Communications Law|Tags: |

Guide to the Electronic Communications Act 2006

The Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005 (ECA) came into force on 19 July 2006 to regulate electronic communications in South Africa. The effect of the ECA is that the 1996 Telecommunications Act and the majority of the 1999 Broadcasting Act [...]

By | August 21st, 2006|Categories: Electronic Communications Law|Tags: , , |