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  1. Jamie McKane

    ISPA launches Fellowship Programme

    ISPA launches Fellowship Programme The Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) announced that it has introduced a Fellowship Programme with the aim of improving South Africa’s ICT skills base. ISPA chair André van der Walt said that emigrating industry professionals and the current ICT...
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    SAFibre, Frogfoot, and ISPA membership

    Hi everyone Frogfoot is currently trenching in Pinelands, WC, with completion estimated to be end August. We have Openserve at the moment, but their prices are way too high (and it is Telkom!). Looking at the Frogfoot website, it seems like SAFibre is by far the most cost effective option...
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    How high mobile data prices in South Africa must be dealt with – ISPA

    How high mobile data prices in South Africa must be dealt with – ISPA The Internet Service Providers’ Association of South Africa (ISPA) has said that to bring down the price of mobile data, the industry needs greater competition through wholesale deals.
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    The takedown of Black Opinion website: Poor SA Internet law

    An interesting opinion in the Daily Maverick regarding the takedown of the Black Opinion website. Is freedom of speech in South Africa under threat? Is the ECT act flawed...
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    iWeek 2017 moving to Durban

    iWeek 2017 moving to Durban ISPA has announced that its annual iWeek event will be hosted in Durban this year. iWeek is a local Internet industry conference and exhibition. The annual event was held twice in Cape Town, and in Johannesburg in recent years.
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    ISPA Online Safety Project launched

    ISPA Online Safety Project launched ISPA has launched its Online Safety Project, with advice on cybersecurity and online safety available as digital and printed posters.
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    Social media hate speech difficult to deal with in South Africa – ISPA

    Social media hate speech difficult to deal with in South Africa – ISPA The Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) said South Africans cannot expect protection from the laws of the country when attempting to remove inappropriate or unlawful content from social media platforms.
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    ISPA calls for action on “expensive” mobile data

    ISPA calls for action on “expensive” mobile data ISPA has called for “effective competition” in mobile data services, saying it is the key to making broadband more affordable for all South Africans.
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    ISPA membership shows solid growth

    ISPA membership shows solid growth South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association said it has never experienced a period of negative growth, with the association’s membership increasing over the past 21 years. The association’s membership count currently stands at 184 firms, which...
  10. Kevin Lancaster

    Enable mobile competition now – ISPA

    Enable mobile competition now – ISPA South Africa’s mobile network operators should reduce data prices by launching genuine wholesale service offerings, said ISPA.
  11. Kevin Lancaster

    ISPA calls ICT Policy White Paper “broadly positive”

    ISPA calls ICT Policy White Paper “broadly positive” South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association has welcomed the government’s National ICT Policy White Paper as “broadly positive”.
  12. Kevin Lancaster

    ISPA – 20 years old and going strong

    ISPA – 20 years old and going strong 20 years ago, five Internet Industry representatives got together to form the Internet Service Providers’ Association.
  13. Kevin Lancaster

    Release Draft Online Content Regulation Policy submissions: ISPA

    Release Draft Online Content Regulation Policy submissions: ISPA The Internet Service Providers’ Association has called on the FPB to release submissions on its Draft Online Content Regulation Policy.
  14. Kevin Lancaster

    ISPA’s three wishes

    ISPA’s three wishes ISPA has asked for greater competition through open access, an understanding of net neutrality, and a regulator that is equipped to translate policy into practice.
  15. Kevin Lancaster

    Online content regulation will impair neutrality: ISPA

    Online content regulation will impair neutrality: ISPA ISPA is concerned about moves by the government to hold ISPs responsible for third-party content.
  16. Kevin Lancaster

    Xenophobic content must be taken offline

    Xenophobic content must be taken offline Local internet content that is deemed racist or xenophobic is planned to be taken offline as part of a call by the Ministry of Telecommunications and Postal Services.
  17. Kevin Lancaster

    Build a R3.3-billion broadband monument

    Build a R3.3-billion broadband monument: ISPA ISPA has urged the government to build a monument to the future by tripling its proposed R1.1 billion broadband investment.
  18. biometrics

    GroundUp Op-Ed: A stealthy attempt at censorship

    http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2015-03-19-groundup-op-ed-a-stealthy-attempt-at-censorship/#.VQsRMuHz9X8 Freedom of speech is a fundamental right recognised in our Constitution. But that doesn’t mean everyone has to allow that speech anywhere you want to make it. By KEVIN CHARLESTON...
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    Demand uncapped mobile data, ISPA says

    You must demand uncapped mobile data: ISPA The Internet Service Providers’ Association calls for mobile broadband price cuts through wholesale mobile data offerings
  20. Kevin Lancaster

    Vodacom-Neotel deal: Yes or No

    Vodacom-Neotel deal: Yay or Nay South Africa’s largest telecommunications operators are divided on whether the Vodacom-Neotel deal should go ahead
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