Telkom goes to court again to stop ICASA withdrawing emergency spectrum

Friday 8 October 2021 | 09:15 CET | News
Telkom South Africa has again approached the North Gauteng High Court to block the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) from taking back the emergency spectrum assigned at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, ITWeb reported. Telkom is seeking a court order to prevent it from withdrawing the spectrum licences from 30 November. It also wants the court to set aside the regulator's decision not to extend these licences.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: ICASA / Telkom
Countries: South Africa
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


ICASA intends to oppose litigation by Telkom on temporary spectrum

Published 14 Oct 2021 16:46 CET | South Africa
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has declared that it has resolved to oppose the litigation ...

Telkom South Africa offers new mobile data deals in summer campaign

Published 11 Oct 2021 10:27 CET | South Africa
Telkom South Africa is offering new data deals in its summer 2021 campaign. Telkom chief marketing officer Gugu Mthembu said it ...

ICASA sets March 2022 deadline for high-demand spectrum licensing and WOAN after court ruling

Published 04 Oct 2021 10:07 CET | South Africa
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has set a March 2022 deadline for licensing International Mobile ...

Telkom South Africa plans separate listing of tower and mast business

Published 21 Sep 2021 15:57 CET | South Africa
Telkom South Africa said it's pursuing a separate listing of its masts and towers business, Swiftnet, on the Johannesburg Stock ...

Vodacom and MTN aim to sort out spectrum auction dispute with ICASA

Published 07 Sep 2021 10:31 CET | South Africa
South African operators Vodacom and MTN are trying to settle a wireless spectrum auction dispute with the Independent ...

South Africa to phase out temporary mobile spectrum by 30 November

Published 31 Aug 2021 09:47 CET | South Africa
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) announced that the temporary radio frequency spectrum assigned ...

ICASA invites bids for emergency spectrum to meet higher broadband demand during lockdown

Published 07 Apr 2020 11:04 CET | South Africa
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has announced the release of emergency spectrum to meet the ...