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The draft regulations send shockwaves through the ISP and telecoms industry because of its strict new BBBEE ownership requirements.
Posted: March 1, 2021, 3:56 pm
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.
Posted: February 28, 2021, 9:59 am
Here are South Africa’s top fibre network, Internet service provider, and mobile network.
Posted: February 24, 2021, 7:59 am
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.
Posted: February 22, 2021, 10:51 am
ICASA has issued a moratorium on spectrum assignments in the 3.6GHz - 3.8GHz band due to interference with satellite transmission.
Posted: February 19, 2021, 9:31 am
Reagile Moatshe is a financial veteran serving as the Head of Supplier Finance at Investec.
Posted: February 19, 2021, 5:58 am
Telkom group executive for regulatory affairs Siyabonga Mahlangu says ICASA's approach to the upcoming high-demand spectrum audit is problematic.
Posted: February 14, 2021, 4:41 am
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has announced the appointment of five new members on its Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC).
Posted: February 12, 2021, 8:45 am
President Cyril Ramaphosa said the digital migration process will be completed by the end of March 2022.
Posted: February 11, 2021, 6:05 pm
Cell C has withdrawn its legal challenge of new number portability regulations published by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), MyBroadband has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.
Posted: February 5, 2021, 10:04 am
MTN Group Ltd. appointed Citigroup Inc. and Standard Bank Group Ltd. to advise on a sale and lease back of some of the carrier’s South African telecom towers, according to people familiar with the matter.
Posted: February 2, 2021, 2:29 pm
The 2021 MyBroadband Conference will launch on 14 April in an exciting new online format.
Posted: February 2, 2021, 12:29 pm
The regulator has messed up a core part of its spectrum auction definitions, which has resulted in a legal challenge to resolve the issue.
Posted: January 28, 2021, 4:14 pm
Google parent Alphabet Inc. shut down Loon, an audacious project to beam internet service from high-altitude balloons, after the unit failed to develop a viable business model.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 10:05 am
Kwa-Mahlaba Connect says services can be restored within 30 minutes, but a stalemate is preventing this from happening.
Posted: January 21, 2021, 5:09 am