Aug 27, 2018

WASPA refines code of conduct to protect consumers

The wireless services consumer watchdog updates its code of conduct to address the mobile risks posed by malware and ransomware.

Mar 13, 2017

Waspa elects new chairperson

SA's Wireless Application Service Providers' Association elects its new office bearers, including new chairperson James McNab.

Mar 31, 2016

Waspa elects new leaders, grows membership

The Wireless Application Service Providers' Association announces its new board as membership numbers tick up.

Apr 29, 2015

Combating rogue mobile predators

Waspa has increased measures to protect the consumer?against being hoodwinked into a service they don't need, says Anzelle Robertson, legal and compliance officer?at Oxygen8.

Aug 26, 2014

Waspa revamps code of conduct

The code has been aligned to comply with the Consumer Protection Act and Protection of Personal Information Act.


Waspa appoints operations manager

The new position filled by Ilonka Badenhorst will help strengthen its self-regulating role, says the association.

Nov 5, 2013

CellFind to appeal suspension ruling

The provider will be suspended if found guilty of sending spam again in the next few months.

Aug 8, 2013

Waspa fines 'serial' offender

The consumer protection body warns that a repeat offence from CellFind could see the issue being referred to authorities for criminal sanctions.

Jul 22, 2013

Perlman leaves Waspa

The Wireless Application Service Providers' Association has announced the departure of its chairman, Leon Perlman.


No uniform opt-out solution

A national do-not-contact registry has yet to be established, and there is no industry-wide solution to SMS spam.

Jul 8, 2013

Waspa beefs up

The association wants to accomplish more to benefit consumers and boost its processes.

May 16, 2013

Waspa lacks clout

Fines dating back several years have yet to be paid as appeals are still under way, leaving consumers at the mercy of repeat offenders.

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