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Media release: Scrap the telecoms bill and revert to existing Act

 10 Jul 18
ICT provides the framework and infrastructure for every aspect of mobile technological communications. It is the backbone of the economy and a chief driver of transformation. The affordability and quality of data depends on getting this right…

Rwanda’s stuttering wholesale 4G telecoms network

 05 Mar 18
The Rwandan Government has been building a single 4G wholesale open-access telecoms network in a joint venture with South Korean operator Korea Telecom (KT).…

How Kenya’s bold open-access telecom plan came unstuck

05 Mar 18   Gary Moore
Kenya’s 2011 national broadband policy contained details of a government project for a “fast track” rollout of a wireless 4G wholesale open-access network (WOAN).…

Business Day column: Best way for the state to deal with spectrum is to get out of the way

13 Dec 17   Leon Louw
Data must fall. Not because regulators and do-gooders say so, but because of "market forces".…

Request for extension of public comment period on bills gazetted during November 2017

30 Nov 17  
The departments of labour and telecommunications and postal services together published four bills on 17 November 2017 with hopelessly inadequate periods for public comment.…