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Not only does ICASA (The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) face legal action from Telkom but the Mafadi Consortium has joined Telkom in criticising ICASA’s spectrum allocation plan, demanding a review of the process. IT Web News Publication reports: Mafadi Consortium has joined Telkom in criticising #ICASA’s #spectrum allocation plan, demanding a review of...
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September 15, 2020By BBC Wires HICKORY, NC — Fifth-generation wireless (5G) is the next major phase of mobile communications. 5G is set to deliver higher data transfer rates for mission-critical communications and will allow massive broadband capacities, enabling high-speed communication across various applications such as the Internet of Things (IoT), robotics, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence. According...
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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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Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has gazetted a new policy on the deployment of communications networks in South Africa. The policy aims to accommodate the accelerated deployment of electronic communications networks, such as LTE and 5G networks. The policy gives mobile networks and other licensees the right to select, enter, and use...
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(Image credit: Future) By Michael Balderston WATERTOWN, S.D.—NATE: The Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association, has sent out an advisory bulletin to its members regarding the 5G Global Protest Day that is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 6. Here is the statement from NATE: “NATE as an organization has heard through official channels that there are...
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For more information see: https://www.axios.com/5g-deployment-battle-cities-fcc-small-cell-ad1bfba2-2ffd-463f-8ed4-48a3c664249b.html  
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   Press release 3 December 2019 Today the Council adopted conclusions on the significance of 5G to the European economy and the need to mitigate security risks linked to 5G. The conclusions stress that 5G networks will form a part of crucial infrastructure for the maintenance of vital societal and economic functions. The conclusions also support the...
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Source: https://www.iol.co.za/capeargus/opinion/there-is-recourse-for-cape-residents-when-fibre-installation-causes-damage-37885341?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social 25 NOVEMBER 2019, 3:38PM / FELICITY PURCHASE “We have asked contractors who are installing fibre on behalf of the various fibre-optic service providers to maintain their service integrity.” Picture: Ian Landsberg/ African News Agency (ANA) Excerpt only, for the full article, please see: https://www.iol.co.za/capeargus/opinion/there-is-recourse-for-cape-residents-when-fibre-installation-causes-damage-37885341?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social There is recourse when fibre installation causes damage The letter, “Installation of fibre...
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Smart homes are in our future, thanks to 5G – as long as the power stays on. Photo: iStock NOVEMBER 19, 2019 Weak power grids may put 5G networks in peril As this new technology becomes an essential element of daily life, a power blackout shutting it down could have dire consequences. By LUKAS TRAKIMAVIČIUS Over...
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PUBLISHED SAT, NOV 16 2019 Kate Fazzini More than 6,500 government officials and big players in the energy sector came together this week to conduct a simulated cyberattack on the electrical grid. The event is called GridEx, and takes place every two years. It imagines the U.S. under attack from a foreign country, through the...
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