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  • Telkom accused of stalling number portability

    March 19, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Telkom accused of stalling number portability

    Despite number portability launching in South Africa in 2006, non-geographic number portability is still being delayed by Telkom, said ISPA. This facility aimed at boosting competition within the country’s historically-uncompetitive telecoms sector has...

  • Communities across the country are increasingly insisting on open access fibre optic cable installations which provide a neutral platform for ISPs to compete with each other to the benefit of tenants and residents.

    Open access fibre making progress in South Africa, says ISPA

    October 19, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Open access fibre making progress in South Africa, says ISPA

    Communities across the country are increasingly insisting on open access fibre optic cable installations which provide a neutral platform for ISPs to compete with each other to the benefit of tenants and residents. That’s the word from South Africa’s...

  • Routed co-founder Malcolm Siegel appointed as ISPA director

    Routed co-founder Malcolm Siegel appointed as ISPA director

    November 29, 2017 • General, Online & Social, People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Routed co-founder Malcolm Siegel appointed as ISPA director

    On Wednesday 29 November 2017, cloud infrastructure providers, Routed, announced that its co-founder, Malcolm Siegel, has been appointed to the board of The Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA). He previously served as an ISPA member since 2011,...

  • Make ICASA Minutes public says SA’s ISP Association

    September 4, 2013 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Make ICASA Minutes public says SA’s ISP Association

    South Africa’s Internet Service Provider Association (ISPA) has called on the Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA) to voluntarily adopt a proposed amendment to the ICASA Act which would require it to make minutes of ICASA Council meetings...

  • South Africa: ISPA wants action on high mobile broadband costs

    July 3, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South Africa: ISPA wants action on high mobile broadband costs

    The Internet Service Providers’ Association of SA (ISPA) has called for the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) to act decisively to increase short-term broadband penetration by promoting greater competition within the mobile data...

  • South Africa: renewed call for audit of radio spectrum use

    June 26, 2013 • Online & SocialComments Off on South Africa: renewed call for audit of radio spectrum use

    The Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) is once again calling on the Department of Communications to release information relating to progress made in auditing the use of radio frequency spectrum in South Africa. “Spectrum is a resource that...

  • ISPA members to test broadband pilot programme

    September 28, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on ISPA members to test broadband pilot programme

    Following discussions with the Internet Service Provider’s Association (ISPA), Telkom South Africa has announced the participation of several of ISPA’s members in its high speed broadband pilot programme. Telkom’s high-speed broadband pilot footprint...

  • SA connects as Durban’s Internet Exchange switched on

    September 14, 2012 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on SA connects as Durban’s Internet Exchange switched on

    KwaZulu-Natal’s capital city this week flipped the switch on the brand-new Durban Internet Exchange (DINX), complementing the Johannesburg Internet Exchange (JINX) and the Cape Town Internet Exchange (CINX), currently the largest two Internet exchange...

  • SA’s ISP Association lauds finalisation of info bill

    September 10, 2012 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on SA’s ISP Association lauds finalisation of info bill

    The Internet Service Providers’ Association of SA (ISPA) welcomes the finalisation of the Protection of Personal Information Bill by the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Constitutional Development on 5 September 2012. In particular, ISPA welcomes the...

  • Telkom SA responds to ISPA call

    September 6, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom SA responds to ISPA call

    In response to a statement sent to the media by The Internet Service Provider’s Association (ISPA) in which the body called upon Telkom SA to allow ISPs other than Telkom Internet to participate in the high-speed broadband pilot, Telkom SA noted the...

  • ISPA calls on Telkom SA to broaden participation in high-speed DSL trial

    September 6, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on ISPA calls on Telkom SA to broaden participation in high-speed DSL trial

    The Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) has called on Telkom SA to allow ISPs other than Telkom Internet to participate in the recently-commenced trial to test digital subscriber line (DSL) services of 20 megabits per second (Mbps) and...

  • South African ISP association welcomes tribunal ruling

    May 25, 2012 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    The Internet Service Providers` Association (ISPA) has welcomed a recent ruling by the National Consumer Tribunal that has cancelled a compliance notice served on Multichoice by the National Consumer Commission (Commission) under the Consumer Protection Act...

  • ISPA launches iCode to boost local cyber security

    May 3, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on ISPA launches iCode to boost local cyber security

    South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) today announced it would lead the development of a new voluntary code of practice to improve cyber security for end-users. Known as the icode, and developed in conjunction with...

  • Search is on for Internet industry’s best

    April 18, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Search is on for Internet industry’s best

    The Internet Service Providers’ Association of SA (ISPA) has embarked on its annual search for the Internet industry’s best and brightest who are invited to speak at iWeek 2012. Taking place in September 2012, the industry’s annual get together that...

  • ISPA calls for clarity on Section 63 of the CPA

    January 23, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on ISPA calls for clarity on Section 63 of the CPA

    The Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) has sounded warning bells over the apparent intention of the National Consumer Commission to apply Section 63 of South Africa’s Consumer Protection Act (CPA) to data or other electronic services. “If...

  • ISPA helps speed up internet

    November 17, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on ISPA helps speed up internet

    The Internet Service Providers’ Association of SA (ISPA) has created infrastructure in the form of its Cape Town and Johannesburg Internet Exchanges (CINX and JINX) to help local consumers enjoy better performance from the Internet at a more affordable...