Icasa says it expects settlement discussions to be complete by the end of August 2021.
Icasa is open to settlement discussions with Telkom and eTV but not mediation.
Concerns surrounding litigation related to Icasa’s Invitation to Apply for high demand spectrum has ISPA concerned about further delays.
The invitation to apply for high demand IMT spectrum will close on 28th December 2020.
5G may bring connectivity to the unconnected in South Africa and that’s good for businesses, and those looking to start one.
The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing lockdown have highlighted how drastic the digital divide is in 2020.
Icasa has dolled out temporary spectrum to address connectivity concerns, here is how the bands are divided up.
Vodacom is also going to improve its network’s resilience should things like loadshedding return.
Governments and regulators have a key role to play in the realisation of 5G connectivity which is why GSMA has some advice for those players.
The withdrawal follows an agreement made with the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services in September.
The pair have simply decided to settle.
This morning President Ramaphosa outlined plans to stimulate the economy, connectivity is within those plans.
Vodacom could have the first 5G site up in a month, so what’s the hold up?
The availability of spectrum in the 3.5GHz band made this possible.
Minister Siyabonga Cwele has praised Cabinet for two landmark decisions.
CloudAIR 2.0 from Huawei should improve MTN’s LTE throughput by as much as 45 percent.
High speed, low latency mobile internet is possible but it requires spectrum, urgently.
The updates to the NRFP hope to bring SA in-line with the final acts set out during the World Radio Conference 2015.