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Spectrum Management  |  South Africa: ICASA Will Announce Bidders Of 4 and 5G Spectrum Next Month

ICASA (The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) has announced that it will now only be announcing the bidders for its forthcoming spectrum auction on the 23rd March 2021. In a stakeholder advisory statement released by the South African industry ...
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Spectrum Management  |  South Africa: ICASA Freezes 5G Spectrum "Because Of Satellite Static"

In South Africa, ICASA (the Independent Communications Authority) has announced a suspension on new spectrum assignment in the 3.6 - 3.8Ghz band, stopping new acquisition of spectrum licenses in the band.   According to ICASA, the spectrum freeze order was ...
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South Africa: Stakeholders Eagerly Await ICASA's Spectrum Auction, Anytime Now

In South Africa, telecommunications and media stakeholders are eagerly awaiting the new high demand spectrum auction led by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) which should happen in less than three months.   ICASA's chairperson Keabetswe Modimoeng says ...

Pay-TV: Regulator To Hold Virtual Public Hearing On Subscription TV Services In South Africa

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) - the country's broadcasting and telecoms regulatory agency) has confirmed it will be proceeding with its public hearing into Pay-TV services in South Africa. ICASA has confirmed that the hearings will take ...

South Africa: Regulator To Hold Hearing On Broadcast Rights In Jan. 2021

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) will, according to press reporting, hold new stakeholders hearing early next year to examine further the dynamics of subscription or Pay-TV services in South Africa.   According to reporting by Businesstech.co.za, ICASA ...

South Africa: "Keep Covid-19 Emergency Spectrum Till Next Year" - ICASA Tells Operators

South Africa's broadcast and telecoms regulator, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has agreed that telecoms operators in the country are not obliged to return the temporary 4G and 5G emergency pandemic-related spectrum allocated to them until March ...

Spectrum: SA's Regulator To Start Receiving Invitation-To-Apply For IMT Licences Friday 2nd October

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has said it is to start receiving applications for licences to its "high-demand" IMT spectrum and the wholesale open-access network (WOAN) from Friday 02 October 2020. The development is a piece of ...

South Africa: Regulator Aims To Make PayTV Sports Broadcast Free-To-Watch

South Africa's broadcast regulator, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is conducting a review of the rules around sports broadcasting in the country.     As part of the review, ICASA is seeking to "identify and list national ...

South Africa: Regulator Push Back Auction Of WOAN And IMT Spectrum To Next Year

The Independent Communication Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has confirmed it is pushing back the auction of "high-demand" spectrum till early 2021. A statement from ICASA said: "In light of the time lost as a result of the delay in ...

South Africa: Communications Minister Unhappy With Candidates For ICASA Posts

South Africa's Communications Minister, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abraham, has, according to press reports by the South African Sunday Times newspaper, rejected the list of 10 potential candidates for council positions at the Independent Communications Authorities of South Africa (ICASA).   Reports ...

South Africa: ICASA Excuses Delay With Spectrum Invitation

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has confirmed that there would be a ‘slight’ delay in the publication of the ‘Invitation To Apply’ for the wholesale open-access network and the international mobile telecommunications (IMT) spectrum licences.   ICASA, ...

South Africa: ICASA Publishes Spectrum Assignment For 470 - 694 MHz Frequency Band

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has recently announced its final radio frequency spectrum assignment plan for the 470 to 694 MHz frequency band.   The move is expected to now pave the way for the phased progression ...