South African minister says WOAN will change status quo in telecoms industry

Monday 12 October 2020 | 15:01 CET | News
The South African government says the wholesale open access network (WOAN) will address past imbalances in the country's telecommunications industry, ITWeb reported. Communications and digital technologies minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams indicated that through the WOAN, the government aims to change the status quo in the industry and empower previously disadvantaged groups. In South Africa, the industry is dominated by mobile operators such as Vodacom and MTN which have been waiting for years for the allocation of spectrum to boost their services.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: ICASA / MTN South Africa / Vodacom South Africa
Countries: South Africa
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