Plan to force South African ISPs to have black ownership being finalised

The draft regulations send shockwaves through the ISP and telecoms industry because of its strict new BBBEE ownership requirements.
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How a supernova somewhere in the Milky Way can disrupt cellphone signals on Earth

When a massive star dies it can explode into a supernova, releasing a burst of gamma radiation that can be detected millions of light years away and interfere with wireless communications on Earth.
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2020 MyBroadband Awards – Best broadband providers in South Africa announced

Here are South Africa’s top fibre network, Internet service provider, and mobile network.
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ICASA delays announcement of bidders for 4G and 5G spectrum

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has advised that the announcement of bidders for its upcoming spectrum auction will be delayed until 23 March 2021.
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5G spectrum frozen due to satellite interference

ICASA has issued a moratorium on spectrum assignments in the 3.6GHz – 3.8GHz band due to interference with satellite transmission.
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What’s Next – In conversation with Reagile Moatshe

Reagile Moatshe is a financial veteran serving as the Head of Supplier Finance at Investec.
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ICASA is slicing spectrum “like salami” – Telkom

Telkom group executive for regulatory affairs Siyabonga Mahlangu says ICASA’s approach to the upcoming high-demand spectrum audit is problematic.
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ICASA appoints new members to Complaints and Compliance Committee

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has announced the appointment of five new members on its Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC).
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South Africa will start to switch off analogue TV transmitters next month

President Cyril Ramaphosa said the digital migration process will be completed by the end of March 2022.
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Cell C drops legal action against new number porting rules in South Africa

Cell C has withdrawn its legal challenge of new number portability regulations published by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), MyBroadband has learned.
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