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SADC roaming rates must be reduced: GSMA

The time has come to reduce significantly the roaming fees that networks charge in the Southern African Development Community, says an international body. The SADC member states include South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Angola

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Bunfight over spectrum on the cards

Radio and television broadcasters, satellite providers and even radar operators will have to make way for mobile broadband companies if radio frequency spectrum proposals to be put to the International

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Operators clash at Icasa hearing

MTN reaffirmed on Wednesday that it is seeking 5MHz of spectrum between 2,01GHz and 2,015GHz to provide provide mobile broadband services using time-division duplexing technology. But its rivals, Vodacom, Neotel and Cell C – along with would-be operator Smile Communications

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Vodacom wants spectrum auction postponed

Vodacom would like the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) to delay a long-awaited auction of spectrum in the 2,6GHz band. Vodacom regulatory adviser Mortimer Hope says the spectrum