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#SONA2019: Spectrum allocation, digital skills take priority

President Cyril Ramaphosa promises swift action on policy direction for spectrum licensing, adding that the education system will undergo a digital overhaul.

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ICASA hearings on broadband roadmap begin

The authority holds public hearings on the draft International Mobile Telecommunications roadmap, after calling for written comments.

5:20
Dec 24, 2018

A wishlist for 2019

What columnist James Francis would like to see happen, technology-wise, in the year ahead of us.

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Nov 20, 2018

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.

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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.

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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
Oct 26, 2018

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.

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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.

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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.

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