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    WASPA says Crime syndicates are stealing South Africans' airtime

    WASPA says Crime syndicates are stealing South Africans' airtime MyBroadband recently reported that billions of rand in airtime has been stolen from mobile subscribers in South Africa, which remains a significant problem in the country. The Wireless Application Service Providers' Association...
  2. gideonel

    Blocking 15 digit numgers

    Hi guys, I would appreciate some help if someone out there has the hidden knowledge. At work I have received a mobile phone which was used previously by another employee who has since left. The problem is that the employee has registered this number all over the world and back again. I receive...
  3. H

    Unwanted Content Billing

    I have just discovered that my Service Provider allows bills from content service providers and these are charged to my account even when I don't know I have them, when I have not subscribed to them or even using them. How is this allowed to happen? When I get a celphone contract, I have to...
  4. J

    WASPA updates code of conduct with new Premium Rated Services regulations

    WASPA updates code of conduct with new Premium Rated Services regulations South Africa's Wireless Application Service Providers' Association has ratified an update to its code of conduct to align with new regulations on Premium Rated Services.
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    WASPA gets new chairman and management committee

    WASPA gets new chairman and management committee The Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association of SA (WASPA) has elected a new chairman and management committee members.
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    390 mobile providers now committed to WASPA code of conduct

    390 mobile providers now committed to WASPA code of conduct The Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA) said there are now 390 South African mobile content and application providers committed to upholding the association’s code of conduct.
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    There should be no import duty on cellphones in South Africa: WASPA

    There should be no import duty on cellphones in South Africa: WASPA SARS should not classify mobile phones, whether a smartphone or a feature phone, as luxury items, said WASPA.
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    Waspa fines bulk SMS sender R15,000 for spam

    Waspa fines bulk SMS sender R15,000 for spam Waspa has fined SMSPortal R15,000 for sending an unsolicited marketing SMS.
  9. squirrel

    Being billed by third party on MTN for services like 'ring tones'

    Hello guys, After a family member received a whopping R2500 Data bill for going out of bundle I took a look at all our invoices. I noticed that my invoice was getting charged an additional R100 a month or so (between R60 and R120). When I enquired with MTN they said it was being billed by a...
  10. Kevin Lancaster

    SA WhatsApp upgrade SMS warning, investigation

    South African WhatsApp upgrade SMS warning, investigation A WhatsApp upgrade SMS campaign, which can cost users lots of money, is under investigation by Waspa
  11. Kevin Lancaster

    WhatsApp upgrade SMS - be cautious

    WhatsApp upgrade SMS warning South Africans must be cautious about a new WhatsApp SMS campaign which could cost them lots of money
  12. A

    "homevids.realgirls.mobi" SMS'

    Could somebody please tell me what the heck "homevids.realgirls.mobi" is?? I keep getting SMS' with a link I already have all subscriptions blocked on *133*1# and have even emailed WASPA in respect of this, who have informe that there are no subscriptions on my cell number.. This is a new...
  13. jes

    How a dishonest WASP misled South Africans

    How a dishonest WASP misled South Africans WASPA finds that a mobile service provider is dishonest in both its dealings with the public and the regulator
  14. jes

    Waspa ineffective at tackling rogue Wasp, says industry player

    Waspa ineffective at tackling rogue Wasp, says industry player Industry player said that there has not been much progress in Waspa’s fight to reign in a Wasp with millions in fines against it
  15. jes

    Leon Perlman, WASPA chairman and founder buzzes off

    Leon Perlman, WASPA chairman and founder buzzes off WASPA chair and founder, Leon Perlman has resigned from the association.
  16. QuintonB

    MTN and Cell C clients vulnerable to abuse

    MTN and Cell C clients are sitting ducks for fraud A Moneyweb reader demonstrates just how vulnerable clients are to abuse
  17. jes

    Should you pay to stop SMS spam?

    Should you pay to stop SMS spam? A battle is brewing over the fact that consumers may be charged when asking to be excluded in direct SMS marketing
  18. jes

    WASPA hides fines status from public

    WASPA hides fines status from public WASPA has removed the ability to see whether a WASP has paid its fines or not; WASPA says it was done to avoid confusion
  19. jes

    WASPA battle brewing over Cell C decision

    WASPA battle brewing over Cell C decision Many WASPA members are unhappy that the organisation ignored their vote to lodge a complaint against Cell C
  20. jes

    "Loophole" leaves you vulnerable to unexpected SMS bills: expert

    "Loophole" leaves you vulnerable to unexpected SMS bills: expert Industry players warn that WASPA’s inability to reign in one member sends a message that it is not able to control unauthorised billing of mobile accounts
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