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Bradley Prior 12 August 2020 South Africa should brace itself for exponential increases to load-shedding until 2022. This is according to research conducted by Dr Jarrad Wright and Joanne Calitz of the CSIR, who were presenting their findings in a presentation entitled “Setting up for the 2020s: Addressing South Africa’s electricity crisis and getting ready...
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Source: https://www.telecomlead.com/telecom-services/u-s-court-upholds-fcc-cap-on-5g-small-cell-fees-in-win-for-wireless-carriers-96348 August 12, 2020 A federal appeals court has upheld a 2018 decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to cap fees for wireless carriers to deploy small cells which are essential for the adoption of 5G networks. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Wednesday largely upheld the three...
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Tuesday 11 August 2020 | 09:45 CET | News The Ethiopian government has suspended the entry of foreign telecom infrastructure companies to the country, The EastAfrican reported. The decision may not affect foreign telecom service providers and operators that have submitted expressions of interest in buying a stake in Ethio Telecom, it added. The decision came...
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Source: https://breakingdefense.com/2020/08/pentagon-gives-up-huge-slice-of-spectrum-for-5g/ By SYDNEY J. FREEDBERG JR. on August 10, 2020 An unprecedentedly quick 15-week review identified 100 mHZ of spectrum, now heavily used by military radars, that will be auctioned off in December 2021. WASHINGTON: After a remarkably fast interagency review, the White House today announced a massive transfer of electromagnetic spectrum from military...
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Photo: iStockphotoEskom’s six-unit coal-fired Medupi power plant, which has taken more than a decade to build and is undergoing boiler modifications to fix engineering errors. A legacy of deferred maintenance, mismanagement, and massive debt for underperforming power plants built by South African utility Eskom may be tough to overcome 04 Aug 2020 By David Wagman Optimists...
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Photo: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty ImagesA man rides his bicycle past stumps of hardwood Mopani trees that shape part of a deforested landscape in Mhondoro Ngezi district. They were intentionally burned down because they were too big to easily chop down with axes. 04 Aug 2020 Researchers say bigger issues — poverty, corruption, inequality — can undermine...
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Tyrel Johnson The city council will vote in September on plans to update guidelines, which would provide more oversight and a Privacy Advisory Commission. By Chris Teale Published Aug. 5, 2020 Amid swirling controversies surrounding San Diego’s Smart Streetlights program, including its use to surveil protestors marching against systemic racism, new laws being debated in the city would...
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https://www.3gpp.org/release-16 August 8, 2020 The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) is the industry group that establishes the standards for cellular networks. The 3GPP finalized Release 16 on July 3. While earlier releases focused on the core of 5G as a generation of cellular service, Release 16 lays the groundwork for new services that have never been addressed by cellular...
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8th August 2020 Source: The North Coast Courier https://northcoastcourier.co.za/156656/landowners-will-not-have-right-to-refuse-5g-masts/?fbclid=IwAR1gILIGMRXpp7Xa_BTbYuh8OQ-khbmHVrijP5j8UnARfu8VNTYi_zwY5iM The government is citing legal precedent as the basis for its proposed legislation on 5G technology, which if passed will allow network companies to erect masts on privately-owned land even if the landowner does not want it. Following the July 22 gazetting of additions to the...
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