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ICASA approves Cell C's application for additional spectrum

3 Mar 2011

According to, South African regulator the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has approved Cell C’s application for additional spectrum in the 2100MHz frequency band; the spectrum will be used to boost the cellco’s HSPA+ network, which launched in September 2010. According to the website, Cell C CEO Lars Reichelt has indicated that the spectrum will be used ‘for capacity and in-fill where needed’.

South Africa, Cell C

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