2017 Global Summit

Cape Town, South Africa | May 9-11

Media & Awards

DSA Global Summit Press Releases

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20 April 2017

The DSA welcomes South Africa’s ICASA publishing draft TV White Space regulations as both prepare to jointly host the 2017 Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Global Summit in Cape Town in May
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27 March 2017

Regulators to address international spectrum issues at DSA Global Summit as policy makers look to define universal service in the 5G world.
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20 October 2016

Dynamic Spectrum Alliance announces South African communications regulator as co-host for the 2017 Global Summit and welcomes 11 new members.
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DSA Awards

The DSA award program recognizes member companies, organizations, individuals, and regulators who are actively participating in furthering innovation, increasing inclusion, and pursuing new opportunities in dynamic spectrum access. Join us on May 10, 2017 at the DSA Global Summit Dinner for the Awards Ceremony.

Award for Innovation in Dynamic Spectrum Access Policies

This award recognizes one policy-maker or regulator who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in adopting and implementing policies making more spectrum available on an opportunistic basis

Award for Increasing Digital Inclusion

This award recognizes an organization or individual who has successfully developed and/or deployed a spectrum-based technology and/or business model that has the potential to reduce the cost of internet access and get billions more people online

Award for Internet of Things Innovation

This award recognizes an organization or individual who has made significant contributions developing and/or deploying dynamic spectrum access technologies in support of emerging Internet of Things use cases; for example spanning connected cars, health care, education, agriculture, supply chain management, and/or public safety

Award for a Student-Led Initiative or Research on New Opportunities for Dynamic Spectrum Access

The award recognizes a student, student led initiatives, or student groups who have made significant academic and research contributions in the area of dynamic spectrum access

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