Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) News

Nic Rudnick, CEO, Liquid Telecom

Liquid Telecom buys Neotel for $466M to form Africa's largest fiber network

Africa’s largest fiber network will be formed as Liquid Telecom buys South African converged network operator Neotel.

Shameel Joosub, CEO, Vodacom

Vodacom's $576M Neotel deal wins South Africa antitrust approval

Vodacom Group Ltd., the African unit of Vodafone Group Plc, was granted provisional approval by South Africa’s Competition Commission to buy Internet provider Neotel Pty Ltd. for 7 billion rand ($576 million).

COMESA approves Telkom, BCX $216M deal

COMESA approves Telkom, BCX $216M deal

South Africa’s fixed line operator Telkom’s proposed purchase of Business Connexion (BCX) has been approved by the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, which said the ZAR 2.67 billion buyout could proceed.

White Spaces for Broadband

Africa's White Spaces Revolution: Broadband's Final Frontier

An unused portion of the radio and television spectrum known as White Spaces is now being tapped by tech pioneers as the way to get Africa connected to the internet.