ORGANISATION

Association of African Internet Service Provider Associations (AfrISPA)

A continental Association of African Internet Service Provider Associations, AfrISPA was formed at two meetings on the 1st and 2nd August 2001 by attendees at the ACT Summit in Pretoria, South Africa. Minutes of the first meeting and second meeting and documents of the association are on this site.

The aims of AfrISPA are to:

  • provide industry perspective on policy formulation and regulation as it relates to the Internet industry and to act as an interface with Governmental bodies and the public at large
  • develop policies and positions in the best interest of the Members and protect and promote these interests in regional and International Fora
  • promote the development of key Internet Infrastructure on the Continent
  • promote the development of a free and open telecommunications market
  • facilitate the establishment of national ISP Associations in Africa and to provide common services to them
  • provide and promote educational opportunities that will enhance and empower technical and policy understanding of the Internet
  • build, maintain, and publish relevant industry data for Members

Latest documents from Association of African Internet Service Provider Associations