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

15 Years and Counting to Number Portability’s Full Implementation

Three months after Cell C withdrew its High Court action that stalled the full implementation of number portability, and some 15 years after the launch of mobile number portability in 2006, South Africans still do not have full freedom of choice when it comes to telephony providers. Rooted in the principle of consumer choice, number […]

Look for Our Logo, Consult Our Member List, Urges ISPA

Membership of the Internet Service Providers’ Association of SA (ISPA) is valued and ISPA’s almost 200 members proudly display the logo of the non-profit that has helped drive down the cost to communicate in South Africa. “Consumers should be on the lookout for the mark of trust that is the ISPA logo when searching for […]

Applications Open for the Newly Unveiled ISPA Inspires Bursary Programme

South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) invites applications for its newly unveiled “ISPA Inspires” bursary programme. The inaugural 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. Applications open on Tuesday, 01 December 2020 and applicants should be […]

Be Respectful for Your Own Safety, ISPA Cautions SA Gamers

South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association is warning the country’s 11 million gamers to minimise their chances of being targeted for vindictive hacking by being respectful online. The global gaming industry has exploded under lockdown when it was already the third most popular entertainment genre in the world after books and gambling. Unfortunately, more people […]