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.


ICT Tenders – Money for Microsoft

This week’s National Tender Bulletin confirms the strength of the software giant's position in government's IT environment.


ICASA rethinks network monitoring tender

The regulator returns to the marketplace for a system to verify mobile network compliance and enable the implementation of punitive measures.


ICT Tenders – SASSA withdraws

This week’s National Tender Bulletin sees the South African Social Security Agency nixing its tech plans.


Spectrum: The golden goose

While stakeholders are hungry for hertz, there are still a number of stumbling blocks along the road to high-demand spectrum nirvana.

19 Sep

ICASA to outline spectrum allocation approach by year end

The regulator self-imposes a deadline to publish the information memorandum on the licensing process of high-demand spectrum.

19 Sep

Rain shows 5G can happen in SA despite govt delays

The operator leverages its 4G data network infrastructure to build a 5G network, as the country still awaits the allocation of spectrum.


Public invited to nominate ICASA councillors

Parliament’s communications committee invites South Africans to nominate suitable candidates to fill five vacancies at the ICASA council.

Sep 9, 2019

ICASA slaps MTN with R5m fine over WhatsApp bundle hike

The regulator issues a R5 million fine to MTN for contravening Regulation 9 of the Standard Terms and Conditions, with R2 million suspended for three years.

Sep 3, 2019

All set for non-geographic number porting

Competition in the telecoms sector is expected to intensify as corporates prepare for ICASA’s imminent introduction of non-geographic number porting.


New TV white space pilot under way in SA

Local stakeholders come together with the US Trade and Development Agency to investigate the viability of TV white space technologies for connectivity in SA’s rural and semi-rural areas.


ICT tenders – ICASA returns

This week’s National Tender Bulletin sees ICASA amending and adding tenders.

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