SA’s communications watchdog has put Elon Musk’s internet service, Starlink, and distributors of its products in SA on notice that they are breaching the country’s laws.

In a statement in Tuesday’s Government Gazette, the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) said Starlink is not licensed to operate in the country. It added that after gathering information on the provision of satellite internet services through Starlink terminals in SA it has found some entities are illegally distributing Starlink products within the borders of SA and from neighbouring countries...

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