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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 Spectrum that mobile operators can bid for: 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...
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Source https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/economy/telecom-regulator-should-look-into-lowering-price-of-5g-at-auction-b81d0bb3-db3e-45f7-8d39-5b7ae432549a By Siphelele Dludla  JOHANNESBURG – World Wide Worx said on Friday that the telecommunications regulator should look into lowering the price of the 5G frequency spectrum auction so that South Africa could enjoy the best quality internet services. In a study released on Friday, World Wide Worx managing director Arthur Goldstuck said communications...
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The European Commission (EC) pressed for collaboration among member countries to accelerate and ease 5G deployments, including cutting red tape, improving access to spectrum, and cross-border coordination on frequency assignment. In a document outlining recommendations for the development of high speed fibre and 5G services across the economic bloc, it called on European Union countries...
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3 September 2020 Pretoria – The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA/the Authority) wishes to confirm to all stakeholders that the Invitation To Apply (ITA) for both the Wireless Open Access Network (WOAN) and the International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) spectrum, also known as high demand spectrum will be published no later than 30 September 2020....
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Source: https://breakingdefense.com/2020/08/pentagon-gives-up-huge-slice-of-spectrum-for-5g/ By SYDNEY J. FREEDBERG JR. on August 10, 2020 An unprecedentedly quick 15-week review identified 100 mHZ of spectrum, now heavily used by military radars, that will be auctioned off in December 2021. WASHINGTON: After a remarkably fast interagency review, the White House today announced a massive transfer of electromagnetic spectrum from military...
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Source: https://mybroadband.co.za/news/broadband/355821-temporary-spectrum-what-vodacom-mtn-telkom-and-rain-are-doing.html?source=newsletter Staff Writer 12 June 2020 The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) licensed temporary spectrum to Vodacom, MTN, Telkom, Rain, and Liquid Telecom in April. The temporary spectrum is aimed at easing network congestion and help mobile operators to maintain the quality of their broadband services and lower the cost of access to consumers....
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By STAFF REPORTER  2 February 2020 Icasa has received more than 40 written submissions on the licensing of broadband spectrum suitable for building 4G/LTE and 5G networks in South Africa as the communications regulator gears up to auction off radio frequency spectrum. The deadline for submissions was Friday, with Icasa promising to publish them on its website...
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