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Spectrum Usage & Audits

Aug 9th, 2019|frequency, snippets|

[9 August 2019] ICASA have published an updated usage spreadsheet for spectrum over 1GHz. Spectrum Usage Availability Q1 2019 (Excel) ___ [10 October 2016] ICASA has notified the public that it has received an application from TRANSNET SOC Ltd (Transnet), [...]

High-demand radio frequency spectrum

Aug 3rd, 2019|frequency, ICASA, snippets|

[2 August 2019] ICASA has issued a tender for the "Appointment of a consultants to provide consultancy services to assist ICASA with the determination of fair economic value of the IMT700, IMT800, IMT2300, IMT2600, IMT3500, radio frequency spectrum and [...]

Community Broadcasting

Jul 30th, 2019|broadcasting / DTT, Open for comment, snippets|

[30 July 2019] ICASA has lifted the moratorium in respect of applications for Class Community Sound Broadcasting Service Licences and applications for Radio Frequency Spectrum for purposes of providing a community broadcasting service. ICASA will publish an invitation for prospective [...]

Competition Amendment Bill 2017

Jul 15th, 2019|competition, snippets|

[15 July 2019] The President has proclaimed the commencement date of a number of procedural provisions of the Competition Amendment Act by way of a notice published in the Government Gazette on 12 July 2019. Commencement of certain provisions of [...]

The (new) Department of Communications

Jul 6th, 2019|policy, snippets, Uncategorized|

[7 July 2019] The Department presented its Annual Performance Plan (APP) to the Portfolio Committee for Communications on 3 July 2019. DOC APP Presentation 20190703 ___ [3 March 2019] The Estimate of National Expenditure for the Department of Communications will [...]

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