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Photo by Wesley Tingey on Unsplash Judgment: Moore and Others v Mobile Telephone Networks and Another (D9017/2018) [2020] ZAKZDHC 59 (30 October 2020)   http://www.saflii.org/za/cases/ZAKZDHC/2020/59.html
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The installation of a cell mast in Merewent has stirred an uproar as residents believe it poses a health risk. Picture: Sunday Tribune. Source: https://www.iol.co.za/sunday-tribune/news/durban-residents-up-in-arms-over-cell-mast-49365790 By Siboniso Mngadi, Jun 14, 2020 Durban – Merewent residents have accused telecommunications company Atlas Towers Group of targeting “impoverished” communities by choosing to place a cell mast in their...
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Image: Paul Harris, Rain Chairman and Ms. Jacqueline Shi, President of Huawei Cloud Core Network Product Line, jointly launched the first 5G commercial network of South Africa.  Image credit: www.huawei.com Rain says that full commercial rollout is only planned for mid-2019 but that its 5G network is actually already live in Johannesburg at the moment....
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By Duncan McLeod 6 August 2018 An organisation calling itself the Durban Anti-Cell Mast Alliance (Dacma) on Friday filed papers at the high court in Durban to stop MTN South Africa from rolling out new towers in the coastal city, it said. Dacma, which was founded in 2017 to “protest the illegal roll-out of MTN...
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Wednesday 8 August 2018 MTN South Africa has been sued by an organisation calling itself the Durban Anti-Cell Mast Alliance (Dacma), seeking to stop the mobile company from rolling out new towers in the coastal city, TechCentral reported. Dacma which was founded in 2017 to protest against what it called the “illegal” deployment of masts...
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Berea Mail  – DA councillors again voted against all cell mast applications at a sitting of the Town Planning Appeal Committee. March 3, 2018 THE Democratic Alliance (DA) in eThekwini is still putting pressure on the municipality to establish an up-to-date and comprehensive policy for the development of cellphone towers in the city. At a...
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 It has taken more than a year for Durbanites – who started asking questions last August about the huge concrete poles being built all over the city – to realise that a huge scam was being perpetrated, quite literally on their doorsteps.   When concerned members of the public asked their local councilors what was...
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Press statement from Andre van Rooyen June 19th 2017 My name is Andre van Rooyen, I am a resident of Durban and have recently been an extremely active opponent to the plan by cellphone company MTN with regard to their massive and illegal rollout of cell towers in Durban.  I have five cell towers within...
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