India’s long-promised 5G auctions will begin on 26 July. This was announced on Wednesday by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in a notice of inviting applications (NIA).
There’s been yet another instance of governments trying to grapple with the question of whether and how to regulate online discussion, this time from Nigeria, whose government is apparently planning to require social media platforms to open local offices.
Estonia has opened bidding for the second of the three 3.5GHz licences that it plans to sell at auction.
Israel’s Minister of Communications, Yoaz Hendel, has announced plans for the gradual abolition over a three-year period of connectivity rates for the networks of cellular companies and landline telephone companies.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has reportedly mandated operators to pay levies totalling $180 million per year which operators have apparently refused to pay, reported Bloomberg.