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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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Push for more affordable roaming in SADC

The high cost of roaming in the Southern African Development Community region has come under the spotlight at a meeting of ICT ministers taking place in Durban, with renewed calls for operators to reduce roaming costs in

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Paris Mashile is back at Icasa

The former chairman of communications regulator Icasa, Paris Mashile, has been reappointed to the authority’s decision-making council with immediate effect. News of Mashile’s return to Icasa comes as the authority names four new councillors

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Batyi said to be new Icasa chair

Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) councillor Nomvuyiso Batyi is set to be appointed as the new chair of the telecommunications and broadcasting regulator’s council, TechCentral has learnt from two separate sources. However, it is understood

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Icasa down to just three councillors

Communications regulator Icasa is meant to have nine full-time councillors. However, since the end of last month, it has had only three – Nomvuyiso Batyi, Rubben Mohlaloga and Katharina Pillay – raising questions about the ability of the agency to function

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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