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1:20

Spectrum policy imminent, says department

The communications ministry confirms the spectrum policy direction has been finalised, highlighting it is going through the requisite processes prior to publication.

6:30

More calls for spectrum for SMMEs

The ICT SMME Chamber backs inclusion of these firms in ICT, calling for the establishment of a wholesale open access network to ensure fair participation.

1:50

Spectrum Effect Appoints John Saw to Its Board of Directors

Spectrum Effect™, a pioneer in RF spectrum analytics, today announced that John Saw, CTO of Sprint, was appointed to the company’s Board of Directors.

6:20

SMMEs demand 30% spectrum for black-owned consortiums

The Progressive Blacks in ICT lobby group calls on government to set aside spectrum for black-owned SMMEs and co-operatives.

7:20

Promises, promises, promises: still no spectrum

Despite multiple assertions about the imminent spectrum policy direction, history shows SA must take government’s latest spectrum promises with a pinch of salt.

2:30

Spectrum framework coming, Ramaphosa promises

President Cyril Ramaphosa affirms the spectrum policy directive will be issued next month, noting it is key to reducing data costs.

5:40

GSMA cautions against poorly designed spectrum pathway

The mobile industry body warns against maximising revenues above the connectivity of citizens, as SA prepares to assign high-demand mobile spectrum sometime this year.

5:30
May 28, 2019

Telkom CEO asks for 'sensible' spectrum pathway

South Africa needs an enlightened spectrum allocation process which fosters competition in the mobile market, says Telkom group CEO Sipho Maseko.

6:40

Stalled ICT projects await the next administration

As the country readies to usher in a new administration after the elections, many of the high-priority ICT projects are still up in the air.

6:40

Government puts spectrum framework on ice

Endless empty spectrum promises lead to more disappointment, as the minister holds off on release of the policy crafting the path to license high-demand spectrum.

6:50

CompCom recommends how #DataMustFall

The Competition Commission's wish list for data prices includes cheaper sub-1GB bundles, more free WiFi and urgent assignment of spectrum.

1:50

DOC to issue spectrum policy later this month

The communications ministry and industry players agree to swiftly finalise the spectrum policy directive and licensing processes.

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