Browsing: Woan

Opinion
In Woan debate, spectrum is a red herring

Between 1999 and 2004, Telkom’s monopoly of access to crucial international bandwidth and high-speed ADSL lines meant the company could freely charge Internet service providers excessive fees. And they did. Inevitably, this

News
Government redrafting telecoms bill

The department of telecommunications & postal services is actively redrafting the controversial Electronic Communications Amendment Bill, with the minister, Siyabonga Cwele, set to outline more details in the

Podcasts
Interview: Why Cell C supports the Woan

Thank you for listening to the TechCentral podcast. In this episode, Duncan McLeod talks to Cell C chief strategy officer Robert Pasley and chief legal officer Graham Mackinnon about the Electronic Communications Amendment

Duncan McLeod
Telkom’s spectrum plan is a terrible idea

I must admit I’m a little surprised by Telkom’s call this week at a high-stakes government workshop for all unassigned broadband spectrum to be allocated to a single wholesale network provider. I’m surprised because Sipho Maseko

News
Trust the free market, MTN tells government

Government must trust the free market to drive down prices and not create a new infrastructure monopoly by giving all unassigned broadband spectrum to a new wholesale operator. That’s the message from MTN