Spectrum Management

Jul 06, 2020  |  South Africa: ICASA Excuses Delay With Spectrum Invitation

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has confirmed that there would be a ‘slight’ delay in the publication of the ‘Invitation To Apply’ for the wholesale open-access network and the international mobile telecommunications (IMT) spectrum licences.   ICASA, ...


May 29, 2020  |  ZAMBIA: ZICTA Gives Away Additional Spectrum To Telcos

The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) is offering additional spectrum to its telcos at no cost in aid of boosting the efficiency of the country's internet services and soften the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic.   The immediate ...


May 28, 2020  |  Nigeria: Communications Commission Suspends Spectrum Trading - Telcos Seek Clarity

As the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announced the suspension of the guidelines for the trading of Spectrum, telcos in the country are seeking urgent clarifications.   Dr Henry Nkemadu, the director of Public Affairs at NCC said that a decision ...


May 26, 2020  |  South Africa: ICASA Publishes Spectrum Assignment For 470 - 694 MHz Frequency Band

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has recently announced its final radio frequency spectrum assignment plan for the 470 to 694 MHz frequency band.   The move is expected to now pave the way for the phased progression ...