South Africa to give operators temporary spectrum during lockdown

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The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa is working with telecom operators to ensure a short-term spectrum relief plan as the country enters a lockdown for the next three weeks, ITWeb reported. Communications and digital technologies minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams said government will issue new spectrum to the operators on a temporary basis to expand the network during the nationwide lockdown. In a speech, the minister said the department has a responsibility to get the people of SA communicating. 

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