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Source: Business Maverick https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2021-09-07-icasa-will-ditch-spectrum-auction-litigation-if-cell-providers-agree-to-limit-challenges/ The regulator said if the parties agreed to confine themselves to matters raised in the litigation during the new round of out-of-court negotiations, the spectrum auction could happen by early 2022. By Mfuneko Toyana • 7 September 2021 Communications regulator Icasa has ditched its legal battle with telecoms giants including MTN and...
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Source: My Broadband https://mybroadband.co.za/news/cellular/412272-shock-announcement-for-cellular-networks-bad-news-for-mobile-data-users-in-south-africa.html South Africa faces a form of “digital load-shedding” if the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) follows through on its plan to take back temporary radio frequency spectrum on 30 November. This was the stark warning from MTN SA’s executive for corporate affairs, Jacqui O’Sullivan. “Since the start of the pandemic, the...
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Source: My Broadband https://mybroadband.co.za/news/business-telecoms/408396-mtn-takes-major-pain.html MTN has released a trading statement for the six months ended 30 June 2021 to notify shareholders about a major drop in expected earnings for the company. The company said it is expecting a decrease in earnings per share of between 75% and 85% — or R5.06 to R5.73 — down...
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Source: ICASA https://www.icasa.org.za/news/2021/icasa-is-nearing-a-settlement-breakthrough-on-the-radio-frequency-spectrum-licensing-impasse 11 June 2021 Pretoria – The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA/the Authority) hereby wishes to advise the public and stakeholders that the ongoing settlement negotiations on spectrum litigation are unfolding, well and with a very encouraging outlook. All active litigants have since responded with their various positions on the matters, and...
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ItWeb: US families oppose MTN motion in Afghan terrorism lawsuit By Samuel Mungadze, Senior news, 10 Dec 2020 American families suing Africa’s biggest telco MTN have filed a fresh application opposing the mobile operator’s motion to dismiss the case. The families argue the operator “purposefully availed” itself to the US by obtaining funding and insurance guarantees...
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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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Source https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-10-25-mtn-faces-2021-us-court-date-for-allegedly-assisting-taliban-terrorism-in-afghanistan/ BUSINESS MAVERICK 168 By An Wentzel• 25 October 2020 SA’s largest cellphone company has long prided itself on being able to operate in some of the toughest environments in the world, but that facility is being tested as never before in a US court case brought by family members of US soldiers who were...
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Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams. Picture: Ntswe Mokoena/GCIS By ANA Reporter Aug 24, 2020 Cape Town – Parliament should take disciplinary steps against Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams for defying the National Assembly by not appointing the full list of nominees for the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) council, the Democratic Alliance said on Monday....
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Picture Courtney Africa/African News Agency (ANA) By Ayanda Mdluli  Aug 24, 2020 Sizwe Africa IT Group, a black empowerment IT company awarded the Department of Education in the Eastern Cape e-learning contract, and electronics manufacturing giant Samsung, who got the bulk of the contract to supply 55 000 tablets, have been caught in a tug...
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On 11 February 2019, the Voice of America website published a summary of the corruption allegations and charges against Huawei. •In 2012 (Huawei), along with ZTE, was found guilty of bribery in Algeria and fined $39,000 and excluded from public contracts for two years. Local French language news site Presse-DZ reported that international arrest warrants...
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