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Constitutional court dismisses Telkom's bid to install masts without local authority approval

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South Africa's Constitutional Court (ConCourt) has dismissed Telkom's bid to be allowed to install telecommunications stations at locations of its choice without prior approval from local authorities, reports ITWeb. Telkom approached the ConCourt seeking interpretation of Section 22 of the Electronic Communications Act. It wanted the court to pronounce whether the exercise of rights it held in terms of the section is subject to compliance with municipal bylaws before exercising those rights. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Telkom
Countries: South Africa
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