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Criminals exploit crucial COVID-19 SMSes to commit fraud

WASPA advises SA’s mobile users to exercise caution and their own common sense when receiving messages on their mobiles related to the virus.

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Big year for SA’s mobile content, app developers

Cheaper data and higher incomes will be the catalysts to lift the app development market in 2020, says WASPA.

4:40
Dec 2, 2019

Deepfakes emerge as new threat to enterprise security

In 2020, deepfakes will be an addition to cyber criminals’ arsenal to be used to extort money.

2:40
Aug 16, 2017

Archer Digital introduces chatbot for contact centres

The cloud-based application enables contact centres to offer clients live two-way conversations via SMS, Facebook Messenger, Twitter and e-mail.

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Waspa received 60 spam complaints in 2015

The Wireless Application Service Providers Association issued 39 fines for SMS spam last year, which included a R300?000 fine.

1:10

Waspa appoints operations manager

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

5:30
Nov 13, 2013

No stopping spam

Despite the fact there are laws against it, spam remains a thorn in our flesh.

2:00
Jul 8, 2013

Waspa beefs up

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

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Mar 27, 2013

Cell C opens up to Wasps

The operator enters into agreements with wireless application service providers over the thorny issue of bulk SMSes.

2:20

Waspa wants info officer clarity

The appointment of information officers to comply with privacy legislation needs debate.

2:10
Sep 20, 2012

Drop in mobile content unsubscribe requests

Unsubscribe requests forwarded to WASPA have declined 70% since Vodacom introduced its double opt-in system, says Pieter Streicher, MD of BulkSMS.com.

2:20
Jun 3, 2011

WASPA expels T-Mobile SA

This is only the second member that the association has expelled in five years.

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