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Posts Tagged ‘WASPA’

  • The impact of Google's move for Africa's Huawei customers

    The impact of Google’s move for Africa’s Huawei customers

    June 1, 2019 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on The impact of Google’s move for Africa’s Huawei customers

    Earlier last month the president of the United States of America issued an executive order that meant that US-based companies were restricted from doing business with Huawei unless they had a special licence, which then led to Google indefinitely suspending...

  • Vodacom enters digital payments market

    South Africa’s content and applications continue to power mobile in 2019

    May 14, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on South Africa’s content and applications continue to power mobile in 2019

    As South Africa continues to suffer the fallout from unreliable electricity, aggressive politicking and ratings downgrades; the country’s mobile sector continues to deliver a much-needed monetary injection for Africa’s most advanced economy. South...

  • WASPA's new board begins its first term

    WASPA’s new board begins its first term

    April 10, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, People, Southern AfricaComments Off on WASPA’s new board begins its first term

    South Africa’s Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA) recently amended its Constitution in a bid to better equip the non-profit industry association to represent the interests of its members while also pursuing a mobile...

  • How to establish a world class business communication system

    Mobile consumers warned to only transact with WASPA members

    February 20, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile consumers warned to only transact with WASPA members

    On 20 February 2018, South Africa’s Wireless Application Service Providers Association (WASPA) warned mobile consumers about engaging in mobile-based communications with companies that are not members of the organisation. According to the association,...

  • TPD insurance – What is it and why do you need it?

    Top 4 tips on how you can save your data this holiday season

    December 6, 2017 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 4 tips on how you can save your data this holiday season

    The holiday season is upon us and while Santa’s elfs are bringing the presents and South Africa’s Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA) is bringing mobile data saving tips for consumers this December holiday season. WASPA has been...

  • Digital education promises to be a game-changer

    South African teachers trained to develop digital personas

    September 20, 2017 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South African teachers trained to develop digital personas

    South Africa’s Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA) recently helped equip a group of local teachers with the skills they needed to create, safeguard and develop their digital personas. A digital persona is the personality one...

  • SA’s WASPA seeks clarity on POPI

    October 17, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA’s WASPA seeks clarity on POPI

    The Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA) says the imminent promulgation of the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act is a welcome development that will help align legislation with important consumer protection elements of the...

  • WASPA asks for help to reduce spam

    December 4, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on WASPA asks for help to reduce spam

    Spam has become so prevalent on the Internet that some researchers estimate up to 90% of all e-mail traffic is spam. As mobile communication has grown in popularity, mobile spam, or m-spam, is similarly increasing. However, m-spam is currently nowhere close...

  • SA’s WASPA dispels tender rumour

    July 7, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA’s WASPA dispels tender rumour

    The Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association of South Africa (WASPA) is not tendering or planning to tender for the contract to be the service provider responsible for maintaining South Africa’s ‘do not contact’ (DNC)...

  • SA service providers warn against mobile fraud

    January 12, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA service providers warn against mobile fraud

    The Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association of South Africa (WASPA) has moved to correct misperceptions that RICA legislation may offer some protection against mobile fraud. The truth is that RICA is not designed to prevent mobile consumers from...

  • WASPA clarifies its mandate

    July 5, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on WASPA clarifies its mandate

    The Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association of SA (WASPA) has moved to clarify its role in the industry, in reaction to consumers approaching it for assistance with problems relating to mobile phones and services. Chairman of WASPA, Leon...

  • Wireless service providers debate legal challenges in South Africa

    April 8, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Wireless service providers debate legal challenges in South Africa

    Members of the Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA) attended meetings held separately in Johannesburg and Cape Town, aimed at discussing developments in the legislative environment within which they operate...