Telkom backs down on spectrum interdict against ICASA
The telco asks the courts to remove from the roll its urgent application to interdict the regulator.
Competitors review Telkom’s softened spectrum stance
Cell C, Vodacom and MTN are unconvinced Telkom’s offer to withdraw its interdict application will hasten issuing of spectrum.
Telkom moots withdrawing spectrum court interdict
The telco is willing to withdraw the interdict application on condition its concerns are addressed before the finalisation of the spectrum auction process.
Number portability regulations to turbo-charge telecoms sector
The implementation of the non-geographic number portability regulations will stimulate activity and healthy competition in SA’s telecommunications market, say pundits.
ICASA unshackles VOIP market with number portability
Businesses that rely on 087, 0800, 0860 or 0861 numbers and the like are able to port or transfer their number to another service provider.
Cell C, Vodacom join the fray as spectrum row escalates
The mobile operators say the industry must promote sustainable investment and effective competition, hence the need to free up spectrum urgently.
Court showdown as MTN files papers against Telkom
The telco files court papers to oppose Telkom’s interdict, aimed to prevent ICASA from processing the invitations to apply for high-demand spectrum.
ICASA’s timing of spectrum auction ill-conceived, says Telkom
The telco again files an application asking the Gauteng High Court to review and set aside the Invitations to Apply for high-demand spectrum.
Last analogue TV transmitter to be switched off in North West
The switching off of the transmitter in the province symbolises the progress ‘department continues to register towards the completion of the Broadcast Digital Migration’.
Telkom cautions on ICASA’s move to segregate WOAN process
The telco questions the separation of the wholesale open access network from the process, saying this has a bearing on the whole licensing undertaking.
ICASA finally invites operators to apply for high-demand spectrum
After three months of drawn-out negotiations, the wait is over, as the regulator issues the final invitation to apply for the International Mobile Telecommunications spectrum.