In ground-breaking news, the long-awaited TV White Space (TVWS) grant to support an Adaptrum-led project to help improve Internet access to rural areas in South Africa, was made by the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) on 5 August in Durban.
US Consulate General in Durban political and economic chief Hala Rharrit signed the grant on behalf of USTDA, along with Wireless Access Providers Association (WAPA) executive committee member and Pilot Project Lead, Paul Colmer.
Well-known trade publishing group – EE Publishers – has put its weight behind WAPALOZA as the event’s official media partner.
The primary activity of EE Publishers is publishing in the print and electronic media, with a particular focus on the electrical, electronics, measurement, automation, control, computer, information, geo-informatics and communication technology sectors of Southern Africa.
With just days to go until the WAPALOZA conference and training programmes start on 16 September, there are still some seats left for you. Don’t miss out on this golden opportunity to learn about the latest trends and technology available in the WISP market. Your membership gets you free conference attendance, three free training sessions and four hugely discounted training sessions. Act now – reserve your seat https://www.wapaloza.co.za/book-now/
WAPA will be taking a stand and a speaking slot at the ICT Infrastructure 2019 conference and exhibition on 28-29 August at emperors Palace in Johannesburg. Read more here about this exciting event and how WAPA members get a 10% discount.
We still have a number of sponsorship opportunities available at WAPALOZA. The Gold sponsorships have sold out and the Silver and Bronze sponsorship packages are going fast. To find out more about what packages are available, visit the website here.
The interest in providing highly-discounted training at the WAPALOZA Conference & Expo has been extremely high and we are thrilled to announce the following training sessions.
Can it be? For the first time in 14 years, the new spectrum will be released to cellphone companies in South Africa. This means better data prices, right? Well, it all depends.