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WOAN will change status quo in telecoms industry, says minister

Communications and digital technologies minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams believes the wholesale open access network will address past imbalances in the sector.

Sep 4, 2020

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.

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.

Jun 19, 2020

MTN awaits equipment to launch 5G network

The mobile operator is still waiting for the arrival of critical telecommunications equipment needed to light up its 5G network.


ICASA ‘committed’ to see through spectrum licensing in 2020

The regulator looks to finalise the high-demand spectrum licensing process by auction this year as planned, despite COVID-19 restrictions.

Oct 18, 2018

AYO plans to enter spectrum auction race

The broad-based black economic empowerment ICT group intends to bid for spectrum when it is auctioned early next year.

Oct 21, 2016

Spectrum impasse makes DTPS, ICASA frenemies

The country's growth can only come when the available spectrum is released, says ICASA.

Oct 3, 2016

ICASA puts spectrum auction on ice

The authority "accepts" Friday's High Court judgement, which has effectively halted next year's planned radio frequency spectrum auction.

Sep 26, 2016

ICASA changes spectrum auction conditions, pushes date

The regulator has changed the schedule for the spectrum auction and made changes to stipulations on BEE and data speeds.

Aug 19, 2016

ICASA spectrum auction faces more challenges

Telkom considers legal action against the regulator's approach to a planned spectrum auction.

Jul 27, 2016

ICASA 'followed the law' on spectrum

The regulator defends itself after minister Siyabonga Cwele announced plans to take it to court to stop the spectrum auction.

Jul 18, 2016

Cell C concerned about ICASA spectrum auction

The mobile operator is worried the regulator has issued an invitation to apply for spectrum "without a clear policy directive from government".

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