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Icasa seeks comments on opening up TV white spaces

Monday 26 October 2015 | 12:24 CET | News
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has called for public comments on its Discussion Document on Dynamic and Opportunistic Spectrum Management. The document is aimed at developing a regulatory framework for dynamic spectrum access. It proposes a regulatory framework for dynamic spectrum assignment in order to enable the emergence of new technologies and techniques that promote more intensive and efficient use of radio frequency spectrum. The proposal broadly reflects recommendations made in the digital readiness pillar of the National Broadband Policy, SA Connect. The

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: ICASA
Countries: South Africa
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