Cell C still owes R288 million for spectrum — Communications department

Cell C must reportedly still pay R288.2 million for the spectrum it acquired in an auction held a year and a half ago.
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Spectrum trading will make all Icasa’s problems disappear

Telkom is once again obstructing the long-awaited auction of spectrum mobile operators desperately need to expand their broadband data networks. Were ICASA to make spectrum tradeable, Telkom’s objections, as well as those of other telcos, will evaporate like mist before the sun.
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Minister intervenes in spectrum fight

Communications Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni is talking to the regulator and mobile operators to find an amicable solution to the legal battle around temporary spectrum.
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Legal battles could mean big delays for spectrum auction

The legal battles over ICASA’s proposed spectrum auction could cause the allocation of new spectrum to be delayed until next year.
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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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Telkom withdraws part of its spectrum court challenge

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has announced that Telkom has withdrawn part of its court application against it.
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ICASA to charge operators for emergency COVID-19 spectrum

ICASA has announced that it will extend the validity period of temporarily assigned emergency spectrum, but operators will be charged if they wish to continue using it.
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The case which can crush Rain, but most likely won’t

Rain stands to lose its biggest customer, which is funding its network rollout, if the Competition Tribunal agrees with a recent complaint from Telkom.
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MTN’s 5G network – All the details

MTN has officially launched its 5G network in South Africa, which it said will deliver higher peak data speeds, ultra-low latency, increased reliability, and greater network capacity.
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