The regulator has set out a timetable for the licensing of so-called “high-demand spectrum”, saying it plans to expedite the long-delayed process.
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Communications regulator Icasa on Tuesday moved to avoid a lengthy court battle over the upcoming spectrum auction, saying it will consent to a high court order.
Communications regulator Icasa has served notice on operators that it will withdraw temporary spectrum allocated under the Covid-19 regulations at the end of November. This is wrongheaded. By Duncan McLeod.
Icasa has once again extended the allocation of emergency temporary spectrum to mobile operators under the Covid-19 regulations, but has warned the latest three-month extension will be the last.
The SABC has slammed an exclusive deal between the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and MultiChoice Group that means this weekend’s CAF Champions League final will only be available to pay-television subscribers.
South African taxi drivers, private security companies and ordinary civilians are stepping up to protect their businesses and communities following days of rioting and looting.
Icasa on Tuesday said it has received reports of 113 “network towers” across the country having been attacked by criminals in recent days as unprecedented violence and looting grip the country.
Icasa said late on Friday that it is nearing a “settlement breakthrough” with telecommunications operators that will allow a planned spectrum auction to proceed.
Communications regulator Icasa on Thursday decided to extend the emergency allocation of temporary spectrum under the Covid-19 state of disaster regulations until the end of August.
South Africa’s communications regulator, Icasa, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the US Federal Communications Commission that will see the two regulators collaborate and share ideas.