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Wireless Open Access Network (WOAN)

Mar 11th, 2022|frequency, resources, snippets|

[11 March 2022] The Minister of Communications has published draft policy amendments for comment which effectively mean the abandonment of the wireless open access network (WOAN) as a policy intervention. Draft Amendment of Policy on High Demand Spectrum and [...]

ITU Questionnaires

Mar 8th, 2022|snippets, Uncategorized|

[8 March 2022] ICASA has released the ITU World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Short Questionnaire 2021. The Short Questionnaire consists of 14 indicators and covers the period from January 2021 to December 2021. Both licensees and resellers are required to complete and [...]

ICASA review of Number Portability Regulations

Jan 3rd, 2022|Numbering, snippets|

[3 January 2022] ICASA has published an amended Ordering System Specification for number portability. Amendments to the Ordering System Specifications for Geographic, Non-Geographic and Mobile Number Portability, 2021 Reasons Document for Amendments to the Ordering System Specifications 2021 The amended [...]


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