spectrum

  1. Kevin Lancaster

    South Africa is 10 years behind on spectrum

    South Africa is 10 years behind on spectrum The delay in digital migration, and assigning of high-demand spectrum to mobile operators, is costing South Africa and the mobile operators dearly. The digital migration process, which should have been completed in 2011, is still dragging on –...
  2. Kevin Lancaster

    How the government’s spectrum plans are costing you money

    How the government’s spectrum plans are costing you money The government’s new National ICT Policy White Paper is proposing disruptive spectrum plans, which already means that consumers will pay more for mobile data.
  3. Kevin Lancaster

    Giving back our spectrum is a dangerous idea: Telkom

    Giving back our spectrum is a dangerous idea: Telkom Of the good, bad, and ugly of government’s new spectrum policy, mobile operators giving back their mobile spectrum is an dangerous idea.
  4. Kevin Lancaster

    Spectrum court case will provide clarity for South Africa

    Spectrum court case will provide clarity for South Africa The DA’s Marian Shinn has stated that the court case on the spectrum stand-off between Icasa and the Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Siyabonga Cwele, will hopefully clarify the legality of Icasa’s proposed auction.
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    Telecommunications Ministry files legal suit to block sale of spectrum

    Telecommunications Ministry files legal suit to block sale of spectrum The Telecommunications Ministry has filed a suit to block the sale of wireless spectrum by Icasa, according to a report by Bloomberg.
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    Icasa hits back at government over spectrum auction

    Icasa hits back at government over spectrum auction South Africa’s communications regulator has defended its move to launch a wireless broadband spectrum auction amid government threatening legal action over the move.
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    South Africa to sell high-speed spectrum: report

    South Africa to sell high-speed spectrum: report South Africa will soon start the process of selling broadband spectrum, according to a report by Bloomberg.
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    US planning for 5G, while South Africa still waiting for 4G/LTE spectrum

    US planning for 5G, while South Africa still waiting for 4G/LTE spectrum While the United States is planning to open spectrum for 5G networks, South African operators are still waiting for 4G/LTE spectrum.
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    South Africa needs extra spectrum now for better mobile Internet speeds

    South Africa needs extra spectrum now for better mobile Internet speeds By looking at the roll-out of LTE-Advanced in South Africa, you can see how much the delay in the handing out of spectrum is hurting broadband in South Africa.
  10. Kevin Lancaster

    Government’s incompetence is costing SA billions a year

    Government’s incompetence with spectrum is costing SA billions a year The South African government’s delay in handing LTE spectrum to mobile operators is costing the country billions each year.
  11. Kevin Lancaster

    FTTH a big winner in Vodacom-Neotel deal: Joosub

    FTTH a big winner in Vodacom-Neotel deal: Joosub Vodacom’s CEO says the planned deal with Neotel will accelerate investment in fibre-to-the-home and fibre-to-the-business
  12. Kevin Lancaster

    No 4G in SA - here's why

    Why you can’t have 4G in South Africa This is why we can’t have nice things
  13. jes

    Does South Africa need more broadband and telecoms competition?

    Does South Africa need more broadband and telecoms competition? Icasa has launched an inquiry into the state of competition in the information and communication technology sector in South Africa
  14. jes

    South Africa’s stealth broadband champion

    South Africa’s stealth broadband champion Thousands of South Africans turn to wireless Internet service providers for their broadband needs
  15. QuintonB

    ICASA warns against illegal spectrum use

    ICASA warns wireless Internet service providers ICASA has warned wireless Internet service providers not to illegally use the 4 GHz band to offer services
  16. QuintonB

    Icasa vs Screamer Telecoms case gets postponed

    Screamer case gets postponed The ongoing case between the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa and Screamer Telecom has been postponed.
  17. jes

    How much broadband spectrum is really available in SA?

    How much broadband spectrum is really available in SA? ISPA renews its call for the Department of Communications to release information about the use of radio frequency spectrum in South Africa
  18. jes

    LTE and 3G spectrum: "the way it really is"

    LTE and 3G spectrum: "the way it really is" ICASA argues that the mobile operators have enough spectrum, but an analyst say that this argument is absurd
  19. jes

    Frequency migration comments deadline extended by ICASA

    Frequency migration comments deadline extended by ICASA ICASA has extended the deadline for the submission of comments to its proposes frequency migration plan
  20. jes

    Minister backtracks on spectrum promises

    Minister backtracks on spectrum promises The aim of providing a long-awaited policy direction for the assignment of high demand spectrum by May 2012 seems to be out the window
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