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ICASA, South Africa’s telecoms regulator, has announced that an auction of high demand spectrum will take place no later than March 2021, with invitations issued by September 30th, reports the Economic Times. The auction will also include the wholesale open-access network. Allocation of high-demand spectrum is seen as key to expanding broadband services in Africa’s most industrialised economy. The high cost of telecommunications is a barrier to doing business, says the news site, and the new spectrum could result in a significant drop in costs. Read more.
South Africa delays 5G spectrum auction until 2021. Three month delay a result of ‘prioritising emergency spectrum’.
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