Welcome to the Internet Service Providers’ Association

ISPA is a South African non profit company, and recognised Internet industry representative body. Formed in 1996, ISPA has historically served as an active industry body, facilitating exchange between the different independent Internet service providers, ICASA and other government structures, operators and other service providers in South Africa.

Latest Press Releases

Some Phone Numbers Still Cannot be Ported After 13 Years

South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) remains concerned about the lack of transparency and ongoing delays in the introduction of full number portability. Consumers have received no word from ICASA (the Independent Communications Authority of SA) on why, 13 years after the launch of mobile number portability in 2006, we still cannot port non-geographic […]

ISPA SuperTeacher Finalists Impress as iWeek Approaches

The finalists in one of SA’s longest-running ICT in education competitions have been selected. The ten teachers who will travel to Johannesburg to compete for the titles of ISPA SuperTeacher of the Year and ISPA TechTeacher of the Year are as follows: Louise Fullard of Hoerskool Bergvlam, Fiona Bell of The Rock Academy, Peggy Jona […]

ISPA Membership a “Badge of Respectability”

South Africa’s burgeoning ICT (Information and Communications Technology) grew 12% to amount to a R229 billion industry last year, according to ICASA, and there is no end to this growth in sight as government and industry increasingly embrace digital technology. “The country’s wider ICT industry is becoming large, complex, interesting and full of choice for […]

Impressive Line-Up Sees iWeek 2019 Take Shape

South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) says it looks forward to hosting iWeek 2019 as the event approaches in August and the final programme takes shape. This year, iWeek takes place at Joburg’s landmark Indaba Hotel & Conference Centre from 26 to 28 August 2019. “We have a great programme focussing on practical issues […]