Telecommunications & postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele will issue a policy direction to communications regulator Icasa to license “high-demand” broadband spectrum soon.
Department of telecommunications & postal services director-general Robert Nkuna has vowed that South Africa will be among the first countries to deploy next-generation 5G networks.
Communications regulator Icasa’s new call termination regulations, if implemented without significant changes, will harm the industry and lead to higher prices for consumers, SwitchTel CEO Greg Massel has warned. Don’t miss this the podcast.
Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko on Monday warned that Icasa’s draft regulations on call termination rates could force the operator into a very difficult position, with the potential that it could ultimately withdraw from providing services in rural areas.