Browsing: Icasa

Vodacom to begin 5G trials with Nokia

Vodacom and networking equipment supplier Nokia will trial 5G technology in South Africa, the two companies said on Tuesday. Working with Vodacom in a series of workshops and trials, Nokia test how 5G

Icasa turns its attention to 5G

Communications regulator Icasa has concluded an inaugural forum on 5G technologies, ahead of their anticipated introduction in South Africa by the end of the decade. The standards for 5G networks

National treasury talks up spectrum auction

National treasury’s medium-term budget policy statement, published on Wednesday, has punted the idea of a spectrum auction to allocate scarce radio frequency spectrum, potentially putting finance minister

Willington Ngwepe is new Icasa CEO

The council of communications regulator Icasa has appointed Willington Ngwepe as its new CEO, replacing the suspended Pakamile Pongwana who quit under a cloud in August. Ngwepe, who

Cell C slashes out-of-bundle data rate to 15c/MB

Cell C is moving to address growing political, regulatory and consumer pressure on the industry over the expiry of data and high out-of-bundle data prices by slashing prices and relaxing expiry rules. The mobile operator, South Africa’s

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