Welcome to the Internet Service Providers' Association

The Internet Service Providers’ Association is a South African Internet industry body not for gain. ISPA currently has many members, comprised of large, medium and small Internet service and access providers in South Africa.

Formed in 1996, ISPA has historically served as an active industry body, facilitating exchange between the different independent Internet service providers, the Department of Communications, ICASA, operators and other service providers in South Africa.

Latest Press Releases

Take-Down Notices a Valuable Tool Against Hate Speech - 2016-05-05

No South African has to tolerate hate. This basic tenet of civilised society is applicable now more than ever as the country explores ways to battle racism, xenophobia and other forms of hate speech. In the online environment, we have a useful tool in the take-down procedure of South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA). […]

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Net Neutrality Indicates a Functioning Democracy - 2016-04-29

South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) believes discrimination should not feature in the country’s online or real-world environments. The Association says there should therefore be no blocking or prioritisation of lawful websites, content, applications or services. “Net neutrality affects every one of South Africa’s Internet users,” says ISPA regulatory advisor, Dominic Cull. He explains: […]

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Contact Details

Tel: 010 500 1200 or 087 550 1200
Fax: +27 (0) 87 606 4066
Email: queries [at] ispa.org.za