ICASA, US regulator FCC sign collaboration agreement
The Independent Communications Authority of SA and Federal Communications Commission sign an MOU to intensify relations between them and share ideas.
ICASA extends emergency spectrum assignments
The regulator has extended the temporary radio frequency spectrum assignments issued to licensees for another two months – from 1 April to 31 May.
ICASA welcomes court ruling against Telkom over ducts
The regulator lauds the ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal against Telkom on a matter relating to the leasing of facilities between licensed operators.
Rain finds ‘window of 5G opportunity’ in spectrum impasse
The data-only mobile network operator says the delay in SA’s spectrum auction process is working in its favour, as it aggressively rolls out its 5G strategy.
ICASA wants spectrum ‘settlement discussion’
The regulator is open to settlement negotiations, rather than having a mediation process with the litigants in the spectrum auction impasse.
Spectrum licensing delay ‘devastating’, says SA comms forum
The South African Communications Forum responds to the interdict against ICASA over the high-demand spectrum auction, noting the potential impact of any further delays.
ICASA not keen on spectrum mediation, prepares to fight
The Independent Communications Authority of SA says the best option is to exhaust all possible legal avenues, including appeals that negotiate out of court.
ICASA confirms councillor calls it quits
The Independent Communications Authority of SA confirms councillor Zolani Matthews has left to take up the post of PRASA group CEO.
Telkom welcomes court interdict against ICASA over spectrum auction
The company says the decision affirms its view that there are concerns regarding the lawfulness of the ICASA process.
We can’t negotiate spectrum licensing, says ICASA chairperson
The telecoms regulator vows to defend the high-demand spectrum licensing process every step of the way, amid an ongoing legal tug-of-war.
Access to spectrum is a ‘lifeline’, says Cell C CFO
The mobile operator plans to apply for high-demand spectrum and wants to see the application process happen as quickly as possible, says CFO Zafar Mahomed.