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MASHANGOANE Phosa

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Phosa Mashangoane served communities in South Africa in Sports and Recreation, Television Broadcasting, Promotion and Protection of Equality as well the Protection of Consumers in the ICT Sector. Currently he is the General Manager Consumer Affairs at the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA).
Phosa was the Chief Negotiator representing ICASA Management at the Bargaining Forum with the Union. He appointed by the Minister of Communications as a Council Member for Digital Dzonza, the structure that was established to advice the Minister on Digital Migration. He was also the Deputy Chairperson of Digital Dzonga’s Working Group on Communications.
Phosa participated in the United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Building Inclusive Society and Development through Promoting ICT Accessibility in Tokyo. Furthermore, he participated at ITU’s WCIT 2012 in Dubai as a member of the South African delegation, where he successfully lobbied and persuaded the global ICT leaders for the inclusion of Accessibility, E-Waste and Energy Efficiency in the International Telecommunications Regulations (ITRs). 
He holds the BA Communications; BA (Hons) Communications; MA Communications; Executive Development Programme and MBA. He is currently a PhD student at the University of Witwatersrand, pursuing a research in Broadband Services.