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E.tv parent eMedia Investments has filed an application to join Telkom’s lawsuit seeking an urgent interim interdict preventing communications regulator Icasa from proceeding with the spectrum auction.
Six telecommunications companies have responded to the invitation to apply for access to radio frequency spectrum bands suitable for mobile broadband roll-out, with no real surprises among the names.
Communications regulator Icasa is putting the cart before the horse in forging ahead with plans to licence access to new spectrum bands before it has concluded an inquiry into the mobile broadband services market.
Telkom dropped a bombshell on South Africa’s telecommunications industry this week when it said it was approaching the Competition Tribunal to object to Vodacom’s roaming agreements with Rain. But why?
Telkom has approached the Competition Tribunal, seeking to have the spectrum arrangements between Vodacom and Rain declared a merger and therefore notifiable in terms of the Competition Act.
Telkom group executive for regulation Siyabonga Mahlangu joins TechCentral for a discussion on Icasa’s emergency temporary spectrum relief and what it means for operators, including Telkom.
Vodacom’s agreement with Liquid Telecom to roll out a national 5G network using the latter’s spectrum will entrench the dominance of the country’s biggest mobile operator, Telkom warned has warned.