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Government’s spectrum plan is unworkable

Government’s spectrum plan is unworkable

The recently released national integrated ICT policy white paper mandates an open-access, wholesale wireless network with exclusive rights to high-demand spectrum. This is intended to break the stranglehold

Busting myths about SA’s high mobile prices

Busting myths about SA’s high mobile prices

The reaction of various interest groups to a year-long study by Research ICT Africa into prepaid mobile prices across the continent and SA’s relatively poor showing in it are perhaps not surprising. They nevertheless prompt clarification and hopefully further debate before the issue of the high price of communications in SA is again swept

SA fails test of network society

Ten years ago, world-renowned academic and activist Manuel Castells came to SA. It was not long after the publication of his seminal trilogy on the rise of the network society. From Silicon Valley to Yokohama, he had tracked the ways states can