SA’s spectrum-sharing provisions vague, say industry players

Although none of the local industry players have applied to share spectrum, resource-sharing has been found to be one of the ways to drive universal connectivity in marginalised areas.


ICT Tenders – Money for Microsoft

This week’s National Tender Bulletin confirms the strength of the software giant's position in government's IT environment.


ICASA rethinks network monitoring tender

The regulator returns to the marketplace for a system to verify mobile network compliance and enable the implementation of punitive measures.


TV white space overcomes WiFi limitations

TVWS could transform the way citizens buy and use wireless Internet across the African continent, according to Axiz and ICCN.


ICT Tenders – SASSA withdraws

This week’s National Tender Bulletin sees the South African Social Security Agency nixing its tech plans.


WDM maximises infrastructure for 5G success

Operators can maximise their existing infrastructure to meet customer demands with waveguide division multiplexing, according to ProLabs.


Spectrum: The golden goose

While stakeholders are hungry for hertz, there are still a number of stumbling blocks along the road to high-demand spectrum nirvana.

20 Sep

ICT Tenders: Run on services

This week’s National Tender Bulletin sees the IT services sector attracting government interest.


ICASA to outline spectrum allocation approach by year end

The regulator self-imposes a deadline to publish the information memorandum on the licensing process of high-demand spectrum.


Rain shows 5G can happen in SA despite govt delays

The operator leverages its 4G data network infrastructure to build a 5G network, as the country still awaits the allocation of spectrum.


ACSA sets aside R1.2bn to digitise SA airports

The company looks to create the IT infrastructure necessary to transform into a truly digital airports business.


Google's legal woes abound

The company will pay close to EUR1 billion in a settlement to French authorities, while there’s an anti-trust probe into the search giant’s dominance.