South Africa Said to Sell Online Spectrum After 5-Year Delay

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  • Regulator said planning to kick-start auction process Friday
  • Ruling ANC has pledged to extend broadband access to all homes

South Africa will start the process of selling broadband spectrum after a delay of about five years, a significant step toward extending high-speed internet across the continent’s most industrialized economy, according to people familiar with the situation.

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