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SABC wants DStv to pay to carry its channels

The SABC wants DStv parent MultiChoice to pay to carry its channels on its pay-television platform. Until now, the Naspers-owned broadcaster has been able to offer the channels free of charge in terms

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Government slammed over ICT bill

Cabinet last Friday approved the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, which, if enacted, will see sweeping changes to legislation governing South Africa’s ICT sector that will force through the creation of a

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No data bundle expiry for three years: Icasa

Communications regulator Icasa has amended previous draft proposals on data expiry meant to protect consumers from high communication costs. Icasa had previously proposed introducing regulations with tiered expiry of

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Vodacom to begin 5G trials with Nokia

Vodacom and networking equipment supplier Nokia will trial 5G technology in South Africa, the two companies said on Tuesday. Working with Vodacom in a series of workshops and trials, Nokia test how 5G

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Icasa turns its attention to 5G

Communications regulator Icasa has concluded an inaugural forum on 5G technologies, ahead of their anticipated introduction in South Africa by the end of the decade. The standards for 5G networks

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National treasury talks up spectrum auction

National treasury’s medium-term budget policy statement, published on Wednesday, has punted the idea of a spectrum auction to allocate scarce radio frequency spectrum, potentially putting finance minister

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Willington Ngwepe is new Icasa CEO

The council of communications regulator Icasa has appointed Willington Ngwepe as its new CEO, replacing the suspended Pakamile Pongwana who quit under a cloud in August. Ngwepe, who

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