Waspa
4:00
27 Aug

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.

1:00
Mar 13, 2017

Waspa elects new chairperson

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

2:30
Mar 31, 2016

Waspa elects new leaders, grows membership

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

5:20
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.

2:00
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.

1:10

Waspa appoints operations manager

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

1:20
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.

3:40
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.

2:00
Jul 22, 2013

Perlman leaves Waspa

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

3:20

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.

2:00
Jul 8, 2013

Waspa beefs up

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

4:20
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.