South Africa: Consultation on frequency migration IMT

In order to determine the current usage of certain bands and to insure sufficient spectrum is reserved for other broadband and IMT services, ICASA launched on Sept 30th 2021 a call for comment.

The consultation document can be found here

Comments can be received up to December 3rd

South Africa ICASA issues a draft National Frequency plan

ICASA issued on July 10th a draft for comment of the National Frequency Plan.

The daft takes into consideration WRC19 resolution

Interested parties can send comments Aug 27th 2021. A public hearing will be held from 7 to 9 September.

The document can be found on ICASA website

South Africa moves to level 4 Alert amid surge in covid-19 cases.

The President of South Africa announced on June 27th new restrictions of mobility due to the recent surge in Covid-19 cases (3rd wave)

We expect ICASA to continue to function normally for projects not requiring handling of samples

More information on the restrictions measures can be found on this document

South africa: ICASA extends Due date for the renewal of radio frequency spectrum licences

On March 30th, ICASA has published on its website a press release  declaring the for all the renewals of Radio Frequency spectrum licenses in which the due date is end of March has been extended. The due date to pay the fee of renewal has been always s…

On March 30th, ICASA has published on its website a press release  declaring the for all the renewals of Radio Frequency spectrum licenses in which the due date is end of March has been extended.  The due date to pay the fee of renewal has been always set in March 31st, given the current circumstances and as South Africa is on lockdown for 21 days, the due date has been extended to June 30th.