Posts tagged as spectrum

Alternative local ICT solutions discussed

The term “underground” conjures up the feeling of something not quite acceptable, but this was not the case with the recent MyBroadband Underground Mobile Networking conference. The event might have been looking for a catchy word for “alternative”, and that is exactly what it was. The conference subjects covered interesting alternatives to the everyday mobile […]

ICT policy white paper – is it legally flawed?

  The National Integrated ICT Policy white paper, besides many other negative issues, is legally flawed and does not meet the requirements of the Constitution of the country. This is the view of Leon Louw, executive director Free Market Foundation who, with Dobek Pater of Africa Analysis, presented a review of the white paper at […]

ICASA to auction spectrum despite lack of broadband white paper

  On 15 July 2016 the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa ( ICASA) issued an invitation in the Government Gazette (no 40145) for a radio frequency spectrum licence to provide mobile broad band wireless services for urban and rural areas. This despite the absence of the broadband white paper which the Department of Telecommunication […]