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3:00
17 Nov

MTN, WASPA fight rogue SMS subscriptions

The operator collaborates with the Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association, to protect customers from unwanted mobile subscriptions or spam SMSes.

2:10
Aug 20, 2021

Jon Hoehler elected as treasurer on WASPA board

The new treasurer's focus will be to provide strategic and financial guidance to the organisation, as well as ensure it continues to meet its fiduciary commitments.

2:30

New leadership takes helm at Waspa

SA’s Wireless Application Service Providers' Association elects new office bearers for 2021, including chairman Anthony Ekerold, and its first female vice-chairman.

4:00

Unauthorised transactions, billing plague SA mobile consumers

The Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association stresses the need for strict regulations to protect consumers amid heightened mobile fraud.

3:20

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.

3:00

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.

2:00

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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