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Spectrum Management  |  ZAMBIA: Regulators Auctioning New Spectrum To Bolster Internet Penetration

ZICTA (the Zambia Information and Communication Technology Regulatory Authority) has announced plans to auction a new 20Mhz frequency spectrum within the 800Mhz band and has confirmed that the bids for it will close on March 2nd 2021.   ZICTA has ...
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Spectrum Management  |  Spectrum: Telkom Has No 'Locus Standi' With Lawsuit, Says ICASA Chair

The chairperson of the Independent  Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), Mr Keabetswe Modimoeng, has charged back at Telkom South Africa (a leading telecoms and media services provider) for seeking a court injunction to stop ICASA from moving forward with ...
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Spectrum: Caution On Pricing As South Africa's ICASA Issues Invitation To Apply

As the Independent Communication Authority of South Africa (ICASA) gears up to release the details of its much-awaited invitation to apply (ITA) for the five broadband spectrum plans, analysts are urging the authority not to be tempted with "overpricing" to ...

Charles Oshuremi Appointed Africa Executive For WhiteSpace Alliance

The WhiteSpace Alliance (WSA), a global industry body involved with the management and optimisation of spectrum have announced the appointment of Mr Charles Oshunremi has its executive adviser for Africa. Mr Oshunremi is tasked with driving forward WSA activities on ...

TV White Spaces - SA Regulator Publishes Draft Framework And Position Paper

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) have recently published a draft regulation and position paper on the use of TV White Spaces in the country. TV white spaces technology can help provide 'low-cost' broadband internet by using gaps ...

South Africa Communications Regulator Postpones Spectrum Auction

ICASA, the South Africa communications regulator, has announced via a Government Gazette that it will be postponing the planned auction of the Spectrum in the 700MHz, 800MHz and 2,6GHz bands "until further notice". Watchers are asking whether this move has ...