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Posts Tagged ‘Mitchell Barker’

  • ICASA Chairman Dr Stephen Sipho Mncube. IT News Africa File photo)

    Opinion: Lower interconnect fees benefit consumers

    February 27, 2014 • OpinionComments Off on Opinion: Lower interconnect fees benefit consumers

    Following months of talks between the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) and the telecoms industry, the regulator announced that mobile termination rates in South Africa would drop significantly. “Icasa said the move aims to...

  • Mitchell Barker, CEO of WhichVoIP.co.za. (Image source: WhichVoIP.co.za)

    Can Dynamic Spectrum Alliance help sort out broadband availability?

    January 24, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Can Dynamic Spectrum Alliance help sort out broadband availability?

    Bringing internet to people in rural areas where infrastructure deployment is expensive and tricky, is becoming a priority throughout the world. Twenty three companies and organisations from around the globe – including South Africa – recently got...

  • Google teamed up with ICASA to launch a pilot project using TV “white space” technology (image: file)

    Google pushes TV white space to connect rural Africa

    August 13, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Google pushes TV white space to connect rural Africa

    Earlier this year, search engine giant Google teamed up with the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) to launch a pilot project using TV “white space” technology. The aim of the test was to demonstrate that white spaces spectrum...