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South Africa to phase out temporary mobile spectrum by 30 November

Tuesday 31 August 2021 | 09:47 CET | News
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) announced that the temporary radio frequency spectrum assigned to mobile operators at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic will have to be returned to the regulator no later than 30 November. The temporary assignments were provided in April 2020 when the National State of Disaster was declared, in order to provide operators with extra capacity for internet services. Since then, ICASA has twice extended the duration, with the last expiry date being 31 August. 

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