Welcome to the Internet Service Providers’ Association

Please note that the Secretariat closes on the 15th December 2022 and opens again on 2nd January 2023. 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.

ISPA iDay Gauteng will be in Johannesburg on Tuesday, 19 July 2022

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Latest Press Releases

Small Businesses Can Reduce Cyber Risks With Free Online Resources

Small and medium-sized enterprises form the jobs generating backbone of the South African economy and yet local SMEs are least likely to survive a cyber attack. With the average cost of remediating a ransomware attack in SA estimated by cybersecurity firm Sophos to be R6.4m, it’s clear small business owners should focus on prevention rather […]


ISPA Seeks Commitment to Open Access

As Vodacom and CIVH approach the regulatory and competition authorities to approve a transaction pooling their fibre network assets, SA’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) seeks reassurance that the mobile operator’s historical closed access culture will be swept aside should the deal succeed. ISPA’s 205 Internet Service Provider (ISP) members have, to date, struggled to […]


ISPA iDay Western Cape Set for May 2022

The Internet Service Providers’ Association of South Africa (ISPA) is launching its second iDay event, in Cape Town, on 10 May 2022. The first iDay of 2022 was held in Durban earlier this year and helped the SA Internet community reconnect after two challenging years. Together with partner entities, INX-ZA, the .ZA Domain Name Authority […]


ISPA Looks Forward to Spectrum Delivering the Goods

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) hosted a successful auction of high-demand radio spectrum and is now moving quickly to assign this precious resource to the successful bidders. “ICASA should be commended for hosting a successful and long-awaited spectrum. Unfortunately, this success cannot be properly celebrated as a court challenge by Telkom set […]