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Spectrum Allocation
The auction for the high demand spectrum has been delayed to no later than 31 March 2021. According to research by World Wide Worx, mobile networks have noted that the emergency spectrum they received – particularly in the 700-800 MHz bands – is “dirty spectrum.” This is because this spectrum is degraded by interference, meaning...
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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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24th August 2020 The newly-appointed ICASA Council members will be taking their oath of office today and commence their 4-year term to serve and execute their mandate in the public interest. The Chairperson will serve a five-year term. The Councillors will be sworn in by Judge JCW Van Rooyen at ICASA Head Office from 16h00...
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Source: https://www.itweb.co.za/content/Olx4z7knrQEv56km The ball is now in telecommunications regulator the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa’s (ICASA’s) court to release spectrum that will enable the mass rollout of 5G technology in SA. So say analysts, as SA’s big telcos – Vodacom and MTN – have lit up their 5G networks using the emergency spectrum temporarily...
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Press Release Radiocommunication Assembly 2019 (RA-19), Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Image credit ITU Sharm El-Sheikh, 25 October 2019 The ITU Radiocommunication Assembly (RA-19) concluded today charting future directions in radiocommunication systems and information and communication technologies. Chaired by Mr Sergey Pastukh of the Russian Federation, RA-19 set future work programmes for the ITU Radiocommunication Sector (ITU-R)...
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