Internet body backs move to single wireless network

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Internet body backs move to single wireless network

Johannesburg – South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) has welcomed government’s National ICT Policy White Paper, calling it “broadly positive”.

The policy, which calls on mobile networks to give up key spectrum to a single, countrywide wireless network, has received mixed reaction from industry role players.

ISPA, the body which facilitates the exchange between the different independent internet service providers, the communications department, regulator ICASA and other service providers in country, urged that the focus should shift to how the proposals in the white paper will be implemented.

“In general the white paper is broadly positive and forward-looking, and it reflects a much better understanding of contemporary electronic communications and related markets,” said ISPA regulatory adviser Dominic Cull.

“The policy revision is long overdue and many issues have been held back by the delays in finalising it. While we understand that some of the proposed interventions will not be universally welcomed, we now need to get a move on,” Cull added.

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