Icasa invites applications for broadband spectrum bidding

Icasa has announced it is inviting applications from mobile operators to bid for high-speed broadband spectrum.
Icasa has announced it is inviting applications from mobile operators to bid for high-speed broadband spectrum.
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South Africa's telecoms regulator on Wednesday said it is inviting applications from mobile operators to bid for high-speed broadband spectrum from October 2 and announced prices for 5G spectrum.

"The authority will make available 406 MHz of spectrum for the provision of mobile broadband services in South Africa," Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) chairperson Keabetswe Modimoeng told journalists. 

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