spectrum
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Yesterday

Spectrum for 5G will ensure investment in Africa

To attract investment in Africa, regulators need to make spectrum available soon for 5G services, says a new report.

1:20

ICASA seeks comments on draft broadband roadmap

The authority issues a draft of the International Mobile Telephony roadmap, calling for comments before 18 January 2019.

2:20

SA elected onto ITU executive council

South Africa will serve on the International Telecommunications Union's executive council and the radio regulations board until 2022.

2:30
26 Oct

Rain to launch 5G network

The company will use its current allocated spectrum and leverage its existing LTE network to build the 5G network using 3.6GHz spectrum.

2:00
Oct 12, 2018

ICASA to auction spectrum early next year

The Independent Communications Authority will auction high-demand radio frequency spectrum by the end of March 2019, the regulator told ITWeb.

3:10
Oct 9, 2018

ICASA moves forward on spectrum plans

The regulator takes a step forward in the process of allocating spectrum by withdrawing a 2016 invitation to apply, which has been held up by a court battle for two years.

5:30

Telecoms ministry lifts lid on WOAN spectrum allocation

A Government Gazette details the policy framework for licensing unassigned high-demand spectrum for the wholesale open access network and mobile operators.

3:10

Cwele, ICASA agree to set court matter aside

Minister Siyabonga Cwele and the telecoms regulator settle legal battle to initiate the licensing of unallocated high demand spectrum.

1:30
Sep 21, 2018

Government to speed up spectrum allocation

President Cyril Ramaphosa details plans to revive the economy, which sees allocation of high-demand radio spectrum given priority.

3:40
Sep 12, 2018

MTN calls for scarce spectrum to be unlocked

CEO Rob Shuter says the company is struggling to increase data adoption among its users.

1:40
Aug 27, 2018

Vodacom delivers 5G in Lesotho

Vodacom Lesotho has been assigned spectrum in the 3.5GHz band to enable the launch of a commercial 5G service.

6:30
Aug 24, 2018

WOAN plans don't solve SA's spectrum woes

With the wholesale open access network in the pipeline, SA forges ahead with an experiment that has no successful precedent anywhere in the world.

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