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ICT Skills Registry Launches in South Africa

The Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA), in partnership with the Wireless Access Providers Association of South Africa (WAPA) and the Wireless Application Service Provider Association (WASPA), announces the launch of phase 1 of the ICT Skills Registry, a searchable...

South African’s can’t Opt-Out of COVID-19 Texts Sent by Government

The Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA) has advised South African mobile users to expect educational SMS text messages relating to the current COVID-19 pandemic from Government. “Aside from expecting these messages disseminated by the country’s mobile network operators (MNOs)...

WASPA appoints new Communications Chief

On 29 August 2019 WASPA, an industry for South African companies in the mobile services industry, announced the appointment of Sipho Bengu as a new Board member in charge of the Communications and Membership portfolio. Bengu was elected to...

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...

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 Africa's impressive 90 million cellular connections and...

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 consumer protection mandate. WASPA's new Constitution...

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, this could result in unforeseen consequences for cellular...

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 looking out...

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 projects across digital...

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 Code of Conduct. "POPI...
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What Internet Options Are Available on a Cruise Trip

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