Data prices look like they will finally fall. The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has released guidelines for the licensing of spectrum.s The licensing is set to increase competition between the major network providers and lower the cost of data for consumers.
The release of spectrum has been marred by delays and court battles between Icasa and the communication ministry.
Spectrum has been limited in South Africa because digital migration has been delayed for years.b Data prices could fall by as much as 25 percent in the next three years and contribute almost 0.6 percent to economic growth if spectrum is released, according to Treasury.
In other news – Zodwa Wabantu is giving away her wedding dress
SHE didn’t have the wedding of her dreams and now wants to help one lucky bride have her fairytale. Zodwa Wabantu is giving away her wedding dress, which is worth R18 000, to a deserving makoti. She said the dress comes with her make-up artist, who would focus on the bride on her big day.
I wanted a lavish wedding and was willing to go all out, but unfortunately things took a different turn,” she said. “I want someone else to experience it because I couldn’t live my dream. Read more