Know your frequency regulations !!

Not everyone is clear on what the regulations are for the different ISM frequencies available in South-Africa, so I thought I’ll educate everyone on the latest regulations from ICASA. Not keeping to the regulations may have a costly impact on your business as your equipment can be repossessed and possibly lose customers in this process.


Illegal usage creates interference with lawful users such as the SANDF and other operators which results in enforcement action and damage to the reputation of the industry.

The table below is intended to provide a semi-authoritative overview of the bands which are commonly used for licence-exempt service provision in South Africa.

Guide to commonly-used license exempt frequency bands May 20




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