WAPA helps WISPs establish themselves quickly, professionally and efficiently

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WAPA helps businesses, large and small, get reliable wireless connectivity from certified service providers

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WAPA helps people at home get dependable connectivity from approved providers

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We help OEMs and Vendors engage receptive WISPs who anticipate marketing and promotional communications

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WISPs face significant challenges. Regulations, competition, local and global changes create a pyramid of complexity. We help members navigate the intricacies with greater certainty, creating sustainable business opportunities

Become a member to get expert legal advice, understand regulatory requirements, access technical expertise and best practice, and many other operational benefits that help you establish your business quickly and sustain it efficiently.

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Our Events

We host the annual WAPALOZA event and regular regional events
Giving members excellent opportunities to:

  • Learn about the latest industry developments
  • Access industry experts directly
  • Engage WAPA executives in personal discussions
  • Network informally with peers, vendors and experts
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WAPA helps OEM and vendor members engage WISP markets directly

OEMs and Vendors can communicate directly with service providers who make and influence business decisions through our consensual mailing lists, as well as our regional and national events.

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Latest news

How Wisps could build more market traction than the big service providers

Tue, 11/10/2022 - 10:14
Many users have challenges related to their home network, what we call the last nine yards. But, what home users and many small businesses don’t understand is that, when they sign up for connectivity, sorting out their device- or home-network related issues isn’t actually part of the package. There’s an education element missing.
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SA Judges are Clear – We won’t tolerate battery theft

Wed, 13/07/2022 - 13:46
That three men were handed 30-year sentences each for stealing cell tower batteries sends a clear message from South Africa’s judiciary, the intent of which WAPA supports.
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