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

Internet Speed Tests are Useful as Rough Guides – ISPA

Speed tests should be viewed only as rough guides to the quality of broadband connections, says the Internet Service Providers’ Association of SA (ISPA). An Internet speed test measures the connection speed – as well as the quality of the connected device – by running consecutive tests that analyse different aspects of the connection; including […]


SA’s Internet Firms Want to Compete with Mobile Networks

The overwhelming majority of South Africans access the Internet using mobile devices and thus the cost of mobile data has a real impact on quality of life. In a data-dependent future, affordable communication costs are vital to improving quality of life. The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) will shortly publish regulations designed to […]


ISPA Inspires Bursary Programme Applications Closing

Applications for the ISPA Inspires Bursary Programme, 2022, are closing on Friday, 01 October 2021. Applications were opened on 01 September 2021. The Internet Service Providers’ Association of SA (ISPA) is the Industry Representative Body (IRB) for over 200 of the country’s Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and associated organisations. Since 1996, it has played a […]


Applications Open for the ISPA Inspires Bursary Programme 2022

South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) invites applications for its “ISPA Inspires” bursary programme, 2022. Applications open on Wednesday, 01 September, and close on Friday, 01 October 2021. ISPA Inspires bursaries will be awarded to one or more promising young candidates interested in pursuing a career in the ISP (Internet Service Provider) sector. “The […]