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SA wants to host global telecoms conference

Government wants South Africa to host the 2018 edition of the International Telecommunication Union’s flagship global conference, the Telecom World Exhibition, the department of telecoms & postal services said

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Icasa to hold hearings on spectrum

Communications regulator Icasa will hold public hearings later this week that will determine how scarce radio frequency spectrum is utilised in future. The idea, according to Icasa, is to update the National Radio Frequency Plan to

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Data must fall? Not so fast, says FMF

The Free Market Foundation has said the #datamustfall movement, which is agitating for lower mobile data prices, has largely gone unchallenged. Yet evidence suggests that South African data prices

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Ex-ITU chief named to Telkom board

Former secretary general of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Hamadoun Touré, has been appointed as a nonexecutive director of Telkom with immediate effect. Telkom made the

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Just how free is the Internet in SA?

When most people think or speak about Internet freedom, they are often concerned with the right, for example, to say what you want online without censorship and without being subject to the chilling

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SA gets digital TV launch date

The first of February 2016 has been set as the day when analogue television broadcasting will be converted and replaced by digital television. “Cabinet was briefed on progress made on the digital migration programme. It approved the commencement of the dual-illumination

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Icann and the future of the Internet

The Internet today is far bigger and more inextricably linked to our daily lives than its creators in the 1970s and 1980s could have imagined. So perhaps it is not surprising that some of the structures put in place decades ago may have failed to keep pace with its

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