Cellphone networks gear up for legal battle over Icasa data ruling

It appears the dispute over the implementation new data regulations could head to court, reports MyBroadband's Jan Vermeulen.

MyBroadband has reported that communications regulator has not met with mobile networks to discuss a possible out-of-court settlement.

Read: You can now carry over unused data to the next month

Cell C and the other parties approached Icasa asking for an extension of the date of implementation of the new data regulations.

The regulations, which forced service providers to ensure consumers don't lose unused data, were meant to come into effect from June.

The new mobile data rules also required networks to offer the ability to roll over unused data.

Read more: Right2Know says there's still a long way to go after data rollover ruling

It looks like the process is heading to court.

Jan Vermeulen, Technology Editor at MyBroadband

Icasa says it's going to defend its position.

Jan Vermeulen, Technology Editor at MyBroadband

Take a listen to the update and explanation:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Cellphone networks gear up for legal battle over Icasa data ruling


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