Complete List of ISPA Press Releases

Press releases for 2017

2017-06-02  -  2017 ISPA SuperTeacher Competition
2017-05-25  -  ISPA Gets Stuck on Online Safety
2017-04-19  -  International Social Platforms Mean International Hate Remedies
2017-04-14  -  Enable Mobile Competition Now, Says ISPA
2017-02-09  -  Virtual INX-ZA Interconnects Mean Free Peer-to-Peer Data
2017-01-26  -  ISPA Membership Shows 21 Years of Solid Growth

Press releases for 2016

2016-12-02  -  Information Sharing Will Close Network Security Loop, Says ISPA
2016-11-07  -  MNOs Must Enable Competition Now
2016-11-02  -  Govt’s ICT Policy White Paper “Broadly Positive” but Implementation Concerns Remain
2016-09-23  -  Educators Praised for Digital Teaching at Education Awards
2016-08-22  -  Women’s Month Bonus for ISPA Superteacher Competition
2016-08-05  -  Broadband Speed Tests Pull A Fast One On Consumers
2016-07-18  -  iWeek XV set for 19 to 23 September in Joburg
2016-07-15  -  ISPA SuperTeacher of the Year is Today South Africa’s Foremost ICT in Education Competition for Teachers
2016-06-06  -  ISPA celebrates 20 years of Internet industry activism on 6 June 2016
2016-05-05  -  Take-Down Notices a Valuable Tool Against Hate Speech
2016-04-29  -  Net Neutrality Indicates a Functioning Democracy
2016-03-14  -  JINX Expands for Lower Costs, Better Performance
2016-02-16  -  Internet Exchange First for Durban
2016-01-26  -  OTTs: Disruptive for Some, Beneficial for All

Press releases for 2015

2015-12-03  -  Industry Association Calls for Film and Publications Board to Release Submissions on its Draft Online Content Regulation Policy
2015-09-01  -  Internet Industry Bodies Gather for iWeek 2015, Cape-based Web Users Encouraged to Participate
2015-08-19  -  SA Internet Industry Takes Lead in Online Safety
2015-08-07  -  Continued & Growing Worldwide Interest In SA’s Internet Exchanges
2015-07-01  -  ISPA’S “Three Wishes” for New ICT Legislation
2015-06-18  -  iWeek 2015 Returns to Cape Town & Offers Expanded Programme
2015-05-11  -  Combatting Growing Online Threats Requires Balance, Says ISPA
2015-04-21  -  Broadband Can be a Monument to the Future, Says ISPA
2015-04-08  -  ISPA says Inflated Call Termination Rates for International Calls do Prejudice South African Consumers
2015-03-17  -  ISPA: There is No Implementable E-Rate
2015-02-26  -  Wholesale Mobile Data Product Sorely Needed in SA Market, Says ISPA
2015-02-05  -  ISPA Looks Back Over Successful & Productive 2014
2015-01-22  -  Victims of ‘Fake’ Websites Should Press Criminal Charges, Urges ISPA

Press releases for 2014

2014-11-06  -  Online Content Regulation: Consultation Needed, Says ISPA
2014-08-11  -  “Net Neutrality” A Non-issue in South Africa for the Present, Says ISPA
2014-07-31  -  iWeek 2014 Focuses on Internet Education and Training
2014-06-23  -  ISPA Concludes Landmark Spam Court Case
2014-06-04  -  ISPA Co-chair Appointed to National Broadband Advisory Council
2014-04-22  -  Proposed Regulations for Internet Service Provision Fall Short, Says ISPA
2014-03-18  -  ISPA Statement on the Dispute Regarding the ICASA Call Termination Regulations 2014
2014-03-13  -  Time to Focus on Mobile Data

Press releases for 2013

2013-11-19  -  Telkom Argues it is Interconnecting with Itself
2013-11-11  -  Court Upholds ISPA in Hall of Shame Defamation Case
2013-11-05  -  LLU Statements by Telkom CEO ‘Cannot Remain Unchallenged’
2013-10-18  -  R150,000 Boost for Teacher IT Training Following ISPA’s iWeek
2013-10-02  -  ISPA to Promote Value of Membership at Broadband Conference
2013-09-18  -  ISPA & CoZa Cares Announce Super Teacher of the Year
2013-09-04  -  Internet Body Calls on ICASA to Adopt Amendments
2013-07-03  -  ISPA Calls for Swift Action on High Mobile Broadband Costs
2013-06-25  -  ISPA Renews its Call for Audit of Radio Spectrum Use
2013-06-18  -  ISPA Welcomes Competition Commission’s “Historic” Settlement with Telkom
2013-06-07  -  Ketler Application Dismissed with Costs
2013-05-31  -  Peering in South Africa Takes Two Big Steps Forward
2013-05-17  -  Cory Doctorow to Headline at iWeek 2013
2013-04-30  -  ISPA Launches iCode to Help Counteract Malware
2013-03-11  -  ISPA Extends Support for Durban Peering
2013-02-22  -  ICASA Calls for Comment on New Type Approval Regulations by End of Today
2013-02-20  -  ISPA Would Welcome Further IP Connect Cuts to Reduce Connectivity Costs

Press releases for 2012

2012-11-23  -  ISPA Takes Proactive Approach to “The Future of Voice”
2012-10-18  -  Portfolios Assigned to ISPA Management Committee, Security Added for First Time
2012-09-13  -  Key Telecoms Hub in Durban Switches On Dedicated Internet Exchange
2012-09-10  -  ISPA Welcomes Recent Personal Info Bill Finalisation
2012-09-06  -  ISPA Calls on Telkom to Broaden Participation in High-Speed DSL Trial
2012-09-05  -  ISPA to Launch Consumer Protection iCode at iWeek 2012
2012-08-22  -  ISPA Appoints Nishal Goburdhan as Internet Exchange Manager
2012-08-15  -  Get ready for iWeek 2012
2012-08-08  -  Competition Tribunal’s Telkom Decision Vindicates ISPA’s “Long & Arduous” Battle of Principle
2012-07-30  -  All Dressed Up but Still No Way to Phone: ICASA Must Complete Carrier Pre-Selection Framework
2012-07-16  -  Steady Increase in ISPA Membership
2012-06-25  -  ISPA Calls on the Minister of Communications to Jumpstart Frequency Licensing
2012-06-18  -  More Than 50 Networks Now Interconnect Locally, According to ISPA
2012-06-11  -  ISPA Welcomes Competition Boost, Calls on Mobile Operators to Offer Wholesale APN Product
2012-06-05  -  “World IPv6 Launch Day” a Milestone for Local Internet Players, Says ISPA
2012-05-24  -  ISPA Welcomes National Consumer Tribunal Rulings
2012-05-03  -  ISPA to Launch Cyber Security Code in South Africa
2012-04-18  -  ISPA Launches iWeek Talent Search
2012-04-11  -  A Welcome First Step Towards Lower Wholesale ADSL Rates
2012-03-29  -  ISPA Welcomes New Spectrum Licence Fees Regulations
2012-03-22  -  ISPA Reports on High Level of Code of Conduct Compliance
2012-01-23  -  ISPA Calls for Clarity on Application of Consumer Protection Act to Bandwidth

Press releases for 2011

2011-11-16  -  ISPA infrastructure quietly helping SA users enjoy a faster Internet
2011-10-25  -  ISPA Members Sharpen Efforts in Fight Against Spam
2011-10-20  -  ISPA names new management committee
2011-10-14  -  ISPA Super Teacher of the Year Excels Again
2011-09-26  -  ISPA Gives Enterprise Development a Boost with New NPO and Foundation
2011-09-26  -  South Africa’s Top Teacher Named by ISPA
2011-09-19  -  ISPA Names Eight Finalists in Super Teacher of the Year Search
2011-08-31  -  iWeek 2011 builds up steam as Broadband Infraco comes on board
2011-08-09  -  ISPA urges lawmakers to follow opt-in approach to electronic direct marketing
2011-08-01  -  Bundling ADSL with voice may violate new Consumer Act
2011-07-26  -  ISPA eager to see more connectivity in under-serviced areas, questions Infraco’s progress in meeting its licence conditions
2011-07-12  -  ISPA works towards broadband definitions for SA
2011-06-28  -  10th Anniversary iWeek Features Speakers from Six Continents
2011-06-23  -  ISPA welcomes Cell C as JINX expands
2011-06-22  -  ISPA to Name SA’s Super Teacher of the Year
2011-06-20  -  ISPA Welcomes Their First Tertiary Education Members
2011-06-14  -  ISPA’s Self-Regulatory Measures Help Safeguard Consumers
2011-06-13  -  Nine Schools Boosted by ISPA Teacher Training
2011-06-13  -  ISPA urges government rethink on RICA
2011-06-09  -  High-Powered Speakers Lined Up For 10th Annual iWeek Conference
2011-06-08  -  World IPv6 Day Geared to Take the Internet Into the Future
2011-05-27  -  Find out what’s being used, before we lose it
2011-05-24  -  ISPA Calls for Progress on Spectrum Auctions
2011-03-25  -  ISPA Calls for Durban Internet Exchange Hosting Proposals
2011-02-07  -  2011 to be a year of competition, consolidation.
2011-01-11  -  ISPA Members Face Compliance Test

Press releases for 2010

2010-12-17  -  King crowned computer society’s person of the year
2010-12-07  -  Cape Internet Exchange Races Ahead in First Year, Says ISPA
2010-11-11  -  ISPA commits to working with stakeholders to bolster protection of children online
2010-11-02  -  ISPA welcomes new communications appointments
2010-10-25  -  ISPA welcomes proposed radio regulations, hopes for speedy spectrum licensing process
2010-09-30  -  ISPA welcomes ICASA’s focus on driving competition in SA telecoms market
2010-09-16  -  International Internet Meeting Held at iWeek
2010-08-26  -  Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available for for SA’s Premier Internet Industry Event
2010-06-28  -  Global flavour for iWeek 2010 as IIIA attends
2010-06-23  -  ISPA boosts ICT skills in Limpopo schools
2010-05-24  -  ISPA calls for ‘Telkom tax’ to be reduced
2010-05-17  -  ISPA takes to the road in E Cape to meet members
2010-05-14  -  ISPA equips educators with computer skills
2010-05-03  -  ISPA Code of Conduct pays off for industry, Internet users
2010-03-26  -  ISPA takes email database sellers to task
2010-03-08  -  ISPs will battle to comply with Rica, says ISPA
2010-02-23  -  ISPA calls on ICASA to make a firm commitment to LLU
2010-02-18  -  ISPA welcomes movement on radio spectrum allocations
2010-02-15  -  ICASA’s failure to finalise key regulations compromises ISPA members
2010-02-01  -  Entrepreneurs must tread warily around domain registration

Press releases for 2009

2009-12-24  -  ISPA welcomes licensing of Broadband Infraco, but promises vigilance around its role in the market
2009-11-27  -  ISPA welcomes the supreme court’s decision on Telkom
2009-11-26  -  SA’s “IT Super Teacher of the Year 2009” announced
2009-11-11  -  VoIP has come of age, says ISPA
2009-11-02  -  Why choose an ISPA member as your service provider?
2009-09-23  -  ISPA brings local exchange to Cape Town
2009-09-16  -  ISPA Hall of Shame Spammers Show Remorse
2009-08-05  -  Broadband Infraco must stick to its mandate
2009-07-22  -  ICASA must put spectrum at the top of its agenda
2009-07-02  -  Back-Breaking Interconnect Fees Hamper Consumer Cost Savings, says ISPA
2009-06-30  -  Pirate Bay founder to speak at iWeek 2009
2009-06-30  -  ISPA helps SA’s next wave of BEE Internet entrepreneurs to build their skills
2009-06-22  -  Heavyweight sponsors support iWeek 2009
2009-05-20  -  ISPA recognised as an Industry Representative Body
2009-04-29  -  ISPA Welcomes ICASA’s Moves on Local Loop Unbundling
2009-04-20  -  ISPA Skills Training Boosts ICT Readiness Among Educators
2009-03-18  -  ISPA Calls on Unlicensed Providers to Obtain Licensing
2009-03-16  -  ISPA Welcomes ICASA’s Steps to Remedy Flaws in Draft Licence Fees
2009-03-04  -  SA’s Slide Down African Internet Rankings a Wake-Up Call for Government
2009-02-27  -  ISPA Calls on ICASA to Bring Certainty to ECNS Licensees
2009-02-19  -  ISPA Offers Cooperation to KZN-Based Police Taskforce
2009-02-18  -  ISPA Welcomes Conclusion of Licence Conversion Process

Press releases for 2008

2008-12-09  -  ICASA must address spectrum allocation issues to ensure market benefits from competition
2008-11-24  -  The VANS self-provision debate is over
2008-11-03  -  IECNS Licences ‘Certain’ After 21 November, Says ISPA
2008-10-23  -  ISPA’S “Hall of Shame” Hits Home
2008-10-21  -  SA Telecoms Industry Hurt by ‘Mangled’ Liberalisation
2008-10-14  -  New Cisco Switches Set to Go Live at JINX
2008-10-08  -  ISPA Encourages ICT in Education
2008-10-02  -  SA’S IT Super Teacher of the Year Announced
2008-09-23  -  ISPA Seeks JINX Host for 2009 to 2012
2008-09-17  -  ISPA To Take the Fight to the Spammers
2008-09-02  -  ISPs, Enterprises must prepare for IPv6
2008-08-29  -  ISPA Welcomes Judgement in Favour of Altech
2008-08-26  -  iBurst & TENET Connect to JINX
2008-08-19  -  iWeek Opinion: Intermediary liability and the Internet: don’t shoot the messenger
2008-08-18  -  iWeek Opinion: Common pitfalls of deploying a public wireless network
2008-08-12  -  Heavyweight Sponsors Aboard for Knockout iWeek 2008
2008-07-14  -  ISPA Addresses Scarce IT Skills Situation
2008-06-03  -  ISPA iWeek 2008 Stands On Sale
2008-03-28  -  IT Skills Boost For Five Provinces
2008-03-18  -  Internet Browsing History is Private Property, Says ISPA
2008-03-11  -  ISPA Roadshow Targets Gauteng Members

Press releases for 2007

2007-11-27  -  New Crew To Steer ISPA Through Unchartered Waters
2007-10-31  -  “Damaging Uncertainty” Surrounds Undersea Cables
2007-10-24  -  Regulatory Successes & Legal Wins Boost ISPA Membership
2007-10-12  -  Learners Trained in IT Skills
2007-08-20  -  iWeek Conference Pace is Hotting Up
2007-07-12  -  ISPA Promotes Circle Of Learning
2007-07-09  -  Ever Popular iWeek Raring To Go In 2007
2007-06-29  -  ISPA Welcomes the Prohibition of Telkom’s Acquisition Of BCX
2007-04-20  -  Lack of skills attributed to training, says ISPA
2007-04-17  -  SA’s Internet Community Organises
2007-02-22  -  ISPA Reacts Angrily to Minister’s Claims
2007-02-20  -  ISPA Upbeat About Transparent ICASA
2007-02-05  -  Lack of Infraco clarity ‘disconcerting’
2007-01-24  -  JINX supports VoIP

Press releases for 2006

2006-12-19  -  ISPA committed to scrapping of BCX deal
2006-11-30  -  VANS Licence delays adversly affect 2010 infrastructure plans
2006-11-17  -  ISPA’S Recommendations for choosing an ISP
2006-11-08  -  ISPA welcomes Film Bill extension
2006-09-11  -  KZN again scoops ‘Super Teacher of the Year’ award
2006-08-22  -  Positive Aspects Of ADSL Regulations Overshadowed By Fundamental Flaws
2006-07-20  -  DoC Secures iWeek Sponsorship
2006-07-03  -  ISPA Adds Voice To Interception Objections
2006-06-20  -  iWeek Conference Boosts Exhibition Space
2006-06-12  -  Internet Solutions Chosen For JINX Hosting
2006-06-06  -  ISPAs 10 Years Of Internet Activism
2006-06-06  -  ISPA 10th Birthday
2006-05-24  -  ISPA Wants Fairer Access To ADSL To Offer Consumers Greater Choice

Press releases for 2005

2005-12-13  -  ISPA Lodges Complaint With Competition Commission
2005-08-25  -  Internet Players Gather For iWeek Conference
2005-01-18  -  ISPA calls for urgent clarity on Value-Added Network Services

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