South Africa

Lessons from South of the Border

On March 11, 2013 Mexico’s new President announced a fundamental and sweeping set of reforms in the

The Transition to Digital Terrestrial TV Broadcasting

The world is moving from analog to digital broadcasting in order to exploit the latter’s advantages in terms of capacity

Mobile WiMAX and its Shrinking Ecosystem

Over the past months a series of events and decisions by leading wireless equipment suppliers raises doubts about which and how many among them will be devoting significant efforts and investments, and giving high priority to the development and commercialization of future generations of mobile WiMAX equipment beyond current TDD systems.

Reductions in Mobile Interconnection Rates in South Africa - When and How, Not Whether

Mobile interconnection rates in South Africa and consequently the prices of mobile telephone calls are unquestionably very high by international norms and practices, and well above the costs that c

South Africa and the 2.6GHz Band Plan – Isolation or Harmonization

Martyn Roetter, July 24, 2009

South Africa has an opportunity through its allocation and attribution of spectrum in the valuable 2.6GHz band (2500-2690MHz) to become a broadband wireless pacesetter for its own economic and social benefit, as well as Africa’s.

Martyn Roetter


Martyn Roetter is our primary Navigator contributor, supported by the team of South Africa-based BMI-T researchers and consultants

You can find his full CV here.