South Africa’s Proposed ICT Law: Full of Pitfalls, with Upside

South Africa’s proposed ICT Bill, if enacted, would be arguably the most pivotal piece of legislation to come to the market since 2005. We say the Bill is a well-meaning attempt to right the market’s wrongs; nonetheless, using 4G spectrum as the primary lever to execute a complicated re-engineering of the industry’s structure is bound to be messy.