Transnet applies for 1800MHz spectrum

11 Oct 2016

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has opened a public consultation on Transnet’s application for a spectrum allocation in the 1800MHz band. The regulator said that the company has applied for a 5MHz block in the ‘centre gap’ of the band for broadband data use in Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Durban Port, East London, Saldanha and Richards Bay. The regulator has invited all interested parties to submit written comments regarding the application within 14 working days of the publication of the notice in the Government Gazette.