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

ISPA celebrates 20 years of Internet industry activism on 6 June 2016 - 2016-06-06

June 6th, 2016 marks twenty years since five Internet Industry representatives — David Frankel, Mark Todes, Jon Oliver, Steve Corkin, and Ant Brooks — met at the offices of the The Internet Solution to form the Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA). When the formation of ISPA was announced to the press a few days later, […]

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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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Contact Details

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