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					       NOTICE TO FREQUENCY
       SPECTRUM LICENSEES
             New Security Features for
             ICASA Licence Certificates
       This Notice serves to alert all frequency spectrum licensees of the new
       security features that the Authority has introduced into the design for
       Frequency Spectrum Licence/Radio Dealers Certificates, Type Approval
       Certificates and ICASA Inspector Cards.
       The new security features are being introduced following reports of
       fraud and impersonations that were brought to the attention of the
       Authority and reported to the South African Police Service. Criminal
       prosecutions were pursued and a number of suspects were convicted
       as a result.
       Frequency Spectrum Licence/Radio Dealers Certificates display the
       following security features: ● ICASA Logo with a silver in-lay on top
       left corner ● Silver hologram on top right corner ● Embossed ICASA
       acronym at bottom left corner.
       Type Approval Certificates (Telecommunications or Radio Equipment)
       display the following security features: ● ICASA Logo with silver in-
       lay, centred at the top of the certificate ● Silver hologram on top right
       corner ● Embossed ICASA acronym at bottom left corner.
       Inspector Cards
       All ICASA Inspectors carry identity cards that outline their
       responsibilities as per the ICASA Act of 2005, displaying the following
       features: Front Side: ● ICASA Logo without in-lay ● Name of Inspector
       and ID number ● Passport photo of Inspector. Back Side: ● Name of
       Inspector and Employee Number ● Powers of Inspector as provided for
       in the ICASA Act ● Hologram on left side of the card ● Signature of the
       Chairperson of ICASA.

                             Details of these security features
                                     can be downloaded from
                                           the ICASA website -
                                             www.icasa.org.za
       Enquiries should
       be directed to:
       Dr Mark Ramsey, Senior
       Manager: Regions, ICASA,
       tel. (011) 566-3089 or e-mail:
       mramsey@icasa.org.za
       Alternatively, contact
       your nearest SAPS Station.

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