As Icasa prepares to release the long-awaited invitation to apply this week for five broadband spectrum bands, a new research report has cautioned the authority to set realistic prices.
The mobile industry’s trade body is cutting about a fifth of its workforce after being forced to cancel a conference that generated most of its revenue, according to a person familiar with the plan.
The organiser of the world’s biggest mobile technology conference will offer refunds or discounts to future gatherings to the tens of thousands of attendees and companies that had paid to attend February’s cancelled event.
One hundred and sixteen megahertz of bandwidth looks set to be pivotal for South Africa’s successful initial roll-out of next-generation, super-fast mobile 5G networks.
The GSMA, a lobby group for the world’s mobile operators, has warned South Africa against implementing a poorly designed spectrum auction, saying such an auction could fail if not done properly.
A group representing top US mobile service providers disagreed with European and Asian counterparts over alleged security threats from Chinese equipment maker Huawei ahead of a conference that will highlight a US-Europe divide on the issue.