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16 March 2021 Pretoria – The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA/the Authority) has considered the detailed reasons for judgement in respect of the interdict granted to Telkom and e.tv, as it relates to the Invitation To Apply (“ITA”) for high-demand International Mobile Telecommunications (“IMT”) spectrum, as well as the ITA for the Wireless...
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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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Source: Connecting Africa http://www.connectingafrica.com/author.asp?section_id=761&doc_id=767928&&utm_s by Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa 3/9/2021 South Africa’s long-awaited spectrum auction has once again hit a major speed bump after local operator Telkom won a court interdict to stop the auction process, which was supposed to take place at the end of this month. The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa...
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Post updated 23 December 2020 to include ICASA’s response: Image: ICASA •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”)...
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Source: https://mybroadband.co.za/news/telecoms/371451-telkom-lodges-complaint-against-vodacom-and-rains-partnership.html Staff Writer 14 October 2020 Telkom approached the Competition Tribunal today to declare the suite of spectrum arrangements between Vodacom and Rain as a merger. According to Telkom, this merger should have been notifiable in terms of the Competition Act. Telkom contends that the merger is notifiable because the multiple agreements between Vodacom...
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Bradley Prior 22 August 2020 Telkom has lost a case against Vodacom in the Pretoria High Court over the latter’s use of Telkom’s ducts and sleeves to roll out its fibre network. This outcome is great news for South African customers, who could see fewer obstacles impeding their preferred fibre network from installing infrastructure in...
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Telkom loses ConCourt battle on cellphone masts Source: https://www.itweb.co.za/contributors/nLPp6V7rzDL7DKQz By Samuel Mungadze Johannesburg, 26 June 2020 The Constitutional Court (ConCourt) delivered a blow to Telkom yesterday, dismissing the company’s bid to be allowed to install telecommunications stations – cellphone masts – at locations of its choice without prior approval from local authorities. Telkom approached the...
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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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  Image: Heathfield mast Image credit: EMFSA Image: Gavin Joe, Deon de Wet, Kay Wentzel, Kevin Southgate and Peter Gordon at the cell mast in Fourth Road. Image credit constantiabergbulletin 23 October 2019 Telkom has launched an appeal to the Constitutional Court and as such the City of Cape Town is not able to act...
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Thursday, October 10, 2019 By Lillian Amos Image: Gavin Joe, Deon de Wet, Kay Wentzel, Kevin Southgate and Peter Gordon at the cell mast in Fourth Road. Image credit constantiabergbulletin Heathfield residents have notched up a victory in their ongoing fight to stop the rapid increase of cell masts in the southern suburbs. After three...
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