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.


SA’s top scholars explore 5G opportunities

The University of Johannesburg and University of the Witwatersrand’s vice-chancellors lament the continuous delays in the auctioning of spectrum.


SA's slow-crawl towards digital TV gains momentum

Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says SA is now firmly on the path to the big switch, confirming government’s commitment to meeting the 31 March 2022 deadline.


Litigation threatens to further derail SA’s delayed digital migration

Deputy communications minister Philly Mapulane tells Parliament that SA should have led digital migration in Africa and urges an end to ongoing litigation.

23 Nov

Comms minister targets 2024 to connect all South Africans

Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni asks for projects that support government’s connectivity commitment to be fast-tracked and taken to market without delay.

22 Nov

Vodacom to invest R500m in response to Eskom power cuts

The telco says the frequency of load-shedding is impacting customer experience, so it will make further investments in batteries to maintain network resilience.


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.


Spectrum release at forefront of govt’s economic reforms

The allocation of spectrum is among the structural reforms government plans to accelerate, states the 2021 Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement.


ICASA calls on operators to apply for provisional spectrum

The regulator invites applications from operators for provisional assignment of radio frequency spectrum under the new National State of Disaster Regulations.


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As part of its AM solutions offering, Kemtek supplies a wide range of filaments from leading manufacturers Creality, Spectrum and Zortrax, in addition to its newly launched proprietary Kemtek Fila-Ment range.

Oct 21, 2021

MTN invests R12m in online school, calls for more spectrum

Africa’s biggest telco collaborates with the Department of Basic Education to establish an online school to address the 21st century learning needs of scholars.


Govt readies ‘aggressive’ plan to expedite digital migration

Cabinet approves a revised integrated analogue switch-off implementation plan, as the state looks to accelerate the much-delayed project.

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