Posts tagged as E-band

ICASA invites industry to consider the licensing of V- and E- bands

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has published a document inviting industry to discuss and comment on proposals for the licensing of communication systems operating in the V-band (57-66 GHz) and in E-band (71-76 GHz) paired with 81 – 86 GHz. Over the past few years ICASA has received requests from industry for […]

ICASA kills industry’s hope for E-band

  At WAPA’s Future of Wireless Technology Forum there was hope that a regulatory framework could soon be in place for E and H millimetre bands. ICASA councillor, William Stucke showed his support for this in the opening presentation, but the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA)’s management dealt a blow to this notion […]

WAPA launches Future Wireless Technologies Forum

  The regulator, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), has engaged the Wireless Access Providers’ Association (WAPA) to assist in bringing stakeholders from the regulatory field and industry together to discuss new and innovative technologies, products, and services in the wireless space. The Future Wireless Technologies Forum is a series of collaborative discussions […]

A carrier-class solution for gigabit

by Adel Demian, Saab Grintek Technologies   E-band is a relatively new addition to the spectrum allocated for fixed point-to-point wireless services. The E-band normally covers the sub-bands 70, 80 and 90 GHz, and comprises a total of 10 GHz in the following frequency ranges: 71 – 76 GHz and 81 – 86 GHz plus […]

ICASA’s response to article on E-band

Dear Editor, The article published in The Daily Maverick (and EngineerIT July 2012) by Hans van de Groedendaal refers. The author alleges that ICASA (Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) is stifling broadband by not making available the E-Band. The ICASA would like to point out that the 71 – 76 and 81 – 86 […]