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Source: https://www.icasa.org.za/news/2021/icasa-outlines-plans-for-the-expedited-licensing-of-high-demand-spectrum-and-the-wireless-open-access-network 1 October 2021 Pretoria – The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA/the Authority) wishes to advise stakeholders of the truncated timetable and roadmap for the expedited licensing of the International Mobile Telecommunications (“IMT”) spectrum, also known as high-demand spectrum, and the Wireless Open Access Network (“WOAN”) published today, 1 October 2021. This roadmap...
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Source: https://www.icasa.org.za/news/2021/icasa-eyes-15-september-2021-as-the-date-to-finally-conclude-the-spectrum-licensing-litigation 7 September 2021 Pretoria – The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA/the Authority) has unfortunately not yet been able to reach an out of court settlement with the litigants in the High Court matter, in terms of which its decisions to invite applications for high-demand spectrum licences and for a licence to operate...
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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: ICASA https://www.icasa.org.za/news/2021/three-months-grace-period-to-allow-licensees-to-wind-down-their-use-of-temporary-radio-frequency-spectrum 30 August 2021 Pretoria – The Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA/the Authority) has resolved that the temporary radio frequency spectrum assigned to licensees will now have to be returned to the Authority by no later 30 November 2021. The temporary radio frequency spectrum was first assigned by...
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ICASA notes the outcome of Telkom’s application to interdict ICASA from proceeding with the auction process in terms of the Invitation To Apply (“ITA”) for high demand spectrum as well as the ITA for the Wireless Open Access Network (“WOAN”) both of which were issued on 2 October 2020. Pretoria – The Independent Communications Authority...
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Post updated 23 December 2020 to include ICASA’s response: •ICASA CONTINUES TO RECEIVE SUBMISSIONS OF APPLICATIONS DESPITE TELKOM’S COURT APPLICATION 23 December 2020 Pretoria – The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (“ICASA/the Authority”) received a court application on Tuesday, 22 December 2020, filed by Telkom in respect of the Invitation to Apply (“ITA”) for high...
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Source: ICASA https://www.icasa.org.za/news/2020/fees-for-the-extended-use-of-the-temporary-radio-frequency-spectrum 27 November 2020 Pretoria – In light of the fact that the auctioning of the high demand spectrum will occur in March 2021, the Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA/Authority) has approved the amendment of the ICT COVID-19 National State of Disaster Regulations in order to extend the validity...
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Source https://www.defense.gov/Explore/News/Article/Article/2404027/new-spectrum-strategy-reveals-dods-plan-to-master-airwaves/ NOV. 3, 2020 | BY C. TODD LOPEZ, DOD NEWS Short of face-to-face conversation, wired internet or telephone land lines — a mystery to many young Americans — nearly every form of communication the Defense Department uses today, especially on the battlefield, is wireless. Some U.S. adversaries are working very hard to cut off that form...
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30 September 2020 DR KEABETSWE MODIMOENG, ANNOUNCING PLANS FOR THE LICENSING OF HIGH DEMAND SPECTRUM AND THE WIRELESS OPEN-ACCESS NETWORK https://www.icasa.org.za/news/2020/plans-for-the-licensing-of-high-demand-spectrum-and-the-woan The following spectrum has been set aside for the Woan: IMT700: 1 x 20MHz;IMT2600: 1 x 30MHz; and ICASA announced that the Invitation to Apply (ITA) for both the WOAN and the IMT spectrum...
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