Welcome to the Internet Service Providers’ Association

Please note that the Secretariat closes on the 13th December 2024 and opens again on 2nd January 2025. You are welcome to complete the application forms, lodge requests, or contact us, however these queries will only be processed when the Secretariat opens again in the new year.

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.

Registrations are open for ZANOG@iWeek2024. Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West, from 12-14 March 2024.
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Latest Press Releases

Free Registration Now Open for South Africa’s Top Annual Internet Industry Conference

Next month sees the Internet Service Providers’ Association of SA (ISPA) and the ZA Network Operators’ Group (ZANOG) co-hosting ZANOG@iWeek2024, South Africa’s most influential and anticipated annual internet industry event. Registration is now open for this three-day conference and exhibition set to take place from 12 to 14 March 2024 at the Lord Charles Hotel […]

JINX Dark Fibre Upgrades Set the Stage for Growth

The multisite Johannesburg Internet Exchange (JINX) has completed the installation of high-speed dark fibre across the span of the entire network to radically boost the exchange’s resilience and backbone capacity in 2024. “Successful digital transformation centred around the generation of e-GDP depends on the infinite bandwidth that dark fibre enables,” says INX-ZA chair, Prenesh Padayachee. […]

ISPs Play Their Part in the Struggle Against GBV

As operators of South Africa’s electronic communications networks, the country’s internet service providers (ISPs) are playing a key supporting role in combating gender-based violence (GBV). Like everyone else, ISPs are bound by the provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act. They do, however, support the judicial and law enforcement authorities’ war on GBV by […]

Is There a Bully in Your Child’s Pocket?

The upcoming school holidays mean it will soon be time for children to leave early mornings and homework behind. Parents and guardians should be aware, however, that along with the significant safety and entertainment benefits of cellphones comes the threat of your child inadvertently taking the school bully along on holiday Cyberbullying is no schoolyard […]