MTN disagrees with CompCom’s ‘intrusive’ recommendations
The mobile operator says it will continue to engage and vigorously defend against the recommendations.
Big blow for Vodacom, MTN as CompCom orders data cost cut
The two dominant telcos have been lambasted for having a strong monopoly in the mobile data sector.
ICASA looks to expedite spectrum licensing process
Mobile operators are likely to get their hands on spectrum to enable faster and widespread broadband services towards the end of next year, says the regulator’s chief exec.
ICASA issues plan to allocate high-demand spectrum
The regulator publishes the long-awaited information memorandum on the licensing process for the assignment of high-demand spectrum.
High-demand spectrum policy - an overview
The communications department's new policy directs that a portion of unallocated high-demand spectrum be assigned to WOANs and the remainder to other eligible licensees, report Nozipho Mngomezulu, Peter Grealy, Wendy Tembedza, Ziyanda Ngcobo and Karl Blom.
SA’s spectrum-sharing provisions vague, say industry players
Although none of the local industry players have applied to share spectrum, resource-sharing has been found to be one of the ways to drive universal connectivity in marginalised areas.