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

It’s Brain Gain with ISPA Fellowship Programme

South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) has initiated a Fellowship Programme designed to boost the country’s ICT (Information and Communications Technology) skills base. “With South Africa under pressure to fill our well-documented ICT skills gap and many skilled professionals leaving our shores every year, the country’s meaningful participation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution seems […]

Dimakatso Sefora is named 2019 ISPA SuperTeacher of the Year at iWeek

Dimakatso Sefora of Saron Primary School in Rustenburg, Northwest Province, was named as the 2019 ISPA SuperTeacher of the Year on the first day of iWeek (Monday, 26 August) at the Indaba Hotel and Conference Centre in Bryanston, Johannesburg. Joining Ms Sefora at the winner’s podium was 2019 ISPA TechTeacher of the Year, Matthew Hains, […]

iWeek Streaming in Soweto with YEM Online Media Partnership

The annual iWeek Internet industry conference and exhibition kicks off today (Monday, 26 August) live at Joburg’s landmark Indaba Hotel & Conference Centre and via streaming video in Soweto. As always, iWeek represents an opportunity for ISPA to get closer to its members while offering tremendous value to the event sponsors and co-hosts who are […]

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 […]