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First Future Wireless Technologies Forum of 2015 Tackles SA’s Broadband Rollout Objectives

Jul 2nd, 2015

Johannesburg, First of three collaborative discussion events on July 15 brings together SA’s Internet providers, government, and the regulator to find ways to bring about the ambitious South Africa Connect broadband rollout goals.

Advice from WAPA on deploying networks in municipalities

Jan 15th, 2015

Following a recent string of legal battles between municipalities and several telecommunications companies a number of companies are beginning to build wireless networks on public (municipal) property, without the explicit permission of the municipality.

Spectrum policy key to achieving objectives of SA Connect

Sep 22nd, 2014

The Wireless Access Providers’ Association has released a draft Position Paper on Spectrum, and last week hosted the second Future Wireless Technologies Forum, as part of iWeek, at the Indaba Hotel in Johannesburg.

WAPA announces new leadership

Sep 19th, 2014

The Wireless Access Providers’ Association held its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, 18 September 2014, at the iWeek Conference in Johannesburg.

Insights from WAPA Future Wireless Technologies Forum

Jun 2nd, 2014

The first Future Wireless Technologies Forum brought together service providers, equipment manufacturers, and stakeholders from government and the Regulator to better understand wireless technologies.

WAPA stance on incoming cabinet and Neotel acquisition

May 28th, 2014

WAPA congratulates the incoming communications minister, Faith Muthambi, and Siyabonga Cwele as minister of the newly-formed Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services.

WAPA launches Future Wireless Technologies Forum

Apr 24th, 2014

ICASA has engaged WAPA to assist in bringing stakeholders from the regulatory field and industry together to discuss new and innovative technologies, products, and services in the wireless space.

WAPA partnerships boost to wireless industry

Mar 4th, 2014

The Wireless Access Providers’ Association (WAPA) is growing in numbers as an ever-wider circle of stakeholders join its membership ranks.

WAPA predicts the IT landscape in 2014

Feb 11th, 2014

One of the key objectives of WAPA is to add value to WAPA membership by providing additional services in line with both the growth of the industry and its members’ needs.

WAPA announces collaboration with WBA

Jan 21st, 2014

WAPA is pleased to announce a partnership with Wireless Broadband Alliance, the industry association focused on driving the next generation Wi-Fi experience.