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Local ISPs club together to fight malware

The Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa) is launching a new, member-driven programme in an attempt to root out malicious software infecting the computers of SA Internet users. The project, called iCode, is a voluntary system in terms of which Ispa members will notify customers if network traffic patterns suggest their PCs have

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Furman, Scholten to chair ISP body

Marc Furman of Internet Solutions and Jaap Scholten of eNetworks have been appointed as co-chairs of the Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa), an industry body. Mike Silber of Liquid Telecom has been named as treasurer. Other members of the management committee

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ISP association decries lack of ‘naked’ DSL

The Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa) has warned that Telkom’s insistence on bundling its broadband data service with a compulsory voice service may mean that the company is “acting in a way that contravenes SA’s new

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ISP body seeks broadband definitions

The Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa), an industry body, is keen to stimulate discussion about how certain broadband-related terms, including broadband itself, should be defined. It has posted a working document

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ISPs want rethink on Rica

The Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa) wants the department of justice & constitutional development to relook at the Regulation of Interception of Communications Act (Rica) because of the “near-impossible burden of

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ISPs want answers on spectrum auction

The Internet Service Providers’ Association wants the Independent Communications Authority of SA and the department of communications to inform industry of their progress in finalising the long-awaited spectrum

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Durban to get Internet exchange

The Internet Service Providers’ Association (Ispa) has finally put out a request for proposals for interested providers to host an Internet exchange in Durban. Potential providers have until

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Spectrum trading soon legal

Sentech’s contract that allowed Screamer Telecoms, a wireless Internet access provider, to use the state-owned company’s spectrum to provide WiMax services would not have been unlawful under new draft regulations proposed by the telecommunications regulator.

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