Telkom backs down on spectrum interdict against ICASA
The telco asks the courts to remove from the roll its urgent application to interdict the regulator.
Number portability regulations to turbo-charge telecoms sector
The implementation of the non-geographic number portability regulations will stimulate activity and healthy competition in SA’s telecommunications market, say pundits.
Court showdown as MTN files papers against Telkom
The telco files court papers to oppose Telkom’s interdict, aimed to prevent ICASA from processing the invitations to apply for high-demand spectrum.
ICASA consults lawyers on Telkom’s ‘selfish’ court interdict
Telkom’s latest High Court bid to set aside the Invitations to Apply for high-demand spectrum is a narrow and selfish move, says the regulator.
ICASA’s timing of spectrum auction ill-conceived, says Telkom
The telco again files an application asking the Gauteng High Court to review and set aside the Invitations to Apply for high-demand spectrum.
ICASA backs spectrum auction as ‘international best practice’
The regulator maintains an auction is the most competitive and transparent mechanism to license high-demand spectrum.
WOAN is still alive, says ICASA chairperson
The telecoms regulator commits to licensing spectrum for the wholesale open access network, amid concerns from industry bodies.
ICASA to raise R200m as operators get provisional spectrum
The licences are valid for a period of seven months, commencing from 1 December 2021 and ending on 30 June 2022, says the regulator.
ICASA revises ‘tactical approach’ to WOAN process
The telecoms regulator temporarily suspends the timetable relating to the licensing of the wholesale open access network.
Comms minister throws weight behind ICASA’s spectrum plans
Communications minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni backs ICASA’s move to assign provisional spectrum, saying it’s in the best interests of the country.
ICASA moves to ensure 'transparency' in spectrum licensing process
The telecoms regulator publishes an updated information memorandum for the licensing of the International Mobile Telecommunications spectrum.