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1:30

Govt eyes relaxed regulations to boost fintech sector

Minister Tito Mboweni reveals ICASA will be appropriately capacitated for the spectrum licensing process.

1:20

Mixed bag for telecoms as spectrum nears, load-shedding hurts

Load-shedding will have a negative impact on existing telecommunications infrastructure, warns National Treasury’s review document.

1:40

WOAN licence ‘likely’ to be awarded in 2021

President Cyril Ramaphosa reveals licensing of the government-proposed WOAN is likely to be completed sometime next year.

6:40

ICT pundits hope SONA goes beyond ‘future intentions’

The president can’t be accused of not giving the ICT sector its due mention in his SONAs, but industry commentators say gaps between design and actuality need to be addressed.

4:10

Numbers don’t lie: Government’s slow crawl to digital TV

In five years, only 500 000 qualifying households out of nearly five million have been connected to digital TV decoders.

2:00

ANC prioritises high-demand spectrum release to boost economy

The governing party prioritises the release of high-demand spectrum to boost the economy and lower mobile data costs.  

10:30
Jan 7, 2020

2020: What lies ahead for ICT policy and regulation?

Dr Charley Lewis shortlists some of the key developments that are lying in wait down the 2020 road.

5:50

CompCom, ICASA headed for #DataMustFall battle

The Competition Commission declares data costs are too high and takes Vodacom and MTN to task, while ICASA maintains data prices are just right.

4:00
Nov 25, 2019

ICASA welcomes ITU resolution on spectrum

The regulator says the allocation of high-frequency bands, important for 5G, is a key WRC-19 achievement.

4:20
Nov 15, 2019

Africa, like the rest of the world, must get ready for 5G

Huawei’s Mohamed Madkour believes now is the best time for Africa to start thinking about 5G deployments.

3:30
Nov 13, 2019

MTN taps Huawei for 5G trial

The companies join forces to launch a 5G trial, showcasing the evolution of use-cases of 5G technology.

8:10
Nov 7, 2019

ICASA sets off down the spectrum road

Despite some weaknesses and problem areas, the ICASA roadmap marks a crucial first step in getting spectrum rubber out on the ICT road.

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