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ZTE expects SA’s 5G tech to flourish after 2025

In preparation for the widespread adoption of 5G in SA, the Chinese company is partnering with local telcos to upgrade 4G LTE networks.

4:10

Ndabeni-Abrahams says digital migration target still within reach

Even though history shows otherwise, minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams says government is committed to the March 2021 digital migration deadline.

1:30

New councillor joins ICASA to round up council

The telecoms regulator welcomes Zolani Kgosietsile Matthews as its sixth councillor, to finally have a full council complement in place.

1:20
4 Sep

Former ICASA councillor Botlenyana Mokhele passes on

The Independent Communications Authority of SA wishes to inform all stakeholders of the passing of former councillor Botlenyana Mokhele yesterday. 

2:30

Telkom boss Maseko seeks innovative WOAN auction

The telco wants the regulator to consider the impact of current spectrum trading deals in the design of the upcoming auction.

4:00
3 Sep

ICASA pushes back spectrum auction to next year

The auction of the high demand spectrum, which was originally slated for December 2020, will be completed by no later than 31 March 2021, the regulator says. 

4:10

Allocating spectrum must top ICASA’s priority list, say analysts

It is crunch time for the Independent Communications Authority of SA’s new council, as the industry awaits direction on freeing up high-demand spectrum.

3:00

Ndabeni-Abrahams backtracks, appoints sixth ICASA councillor

The ICASA council will soon become a nine-member body after minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams makes a U-turn on her appointment decision. 

10:00

ICT tenders: QOS under spotlight

This week’s National Tender Bulletin sees ICASA targeting six provinces for tests and benchmarking.

2:30

ICASA’s newly-appointed councillors set to take oath of office

The council members will serve a four-year term and execute their mandate in the public interest, while the chairperson will serve the five-year term.

4:20
Aug 17, 2020

Ericsson zeroes in on SA’s promising 5G market

The Swedish company sees a lot of opportunity in the country's 5G market, as operators wait for ICASA to make high-demand spectrum available.

5:30
Aug 13, 2020

Vodacom, MTN want lower spectrum prices to cover rural areas

With the promise of permanent spectrum by the end of the year, the operators say lower spectrum prices would incentivise greater coverage of rural areas.

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