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What is WAPALOZA?

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 13:33

The WAPALOZA Conference & Expo is a 3-day training event to inform members and other industry delegates about various industry topics that affect how business is done.

These include the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), TV White Space, and 5G. The event will equip young, enthusiastic individuals with the knowledge to start their own Wireless Internet Service Provider business.

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WAPA Secretariat contract review

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 16:06
The Wireless Access Providers Association (WAPA) is in the process of renewing its Secretariat contract as part of a good governance process. The new contract will be to run the Secretariat function from July 2019 to June 2024 (5 years). There will be a probationary period for 6 months. The contract will then remain in place as long as the key performance indicators are met based on a 6 monthly review process.
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Did you know?

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 14:20

WAPA is in the process of regionalising its members’ lists to make it easier for the public in your region to find you. We’re also adding a connectivity map that makes the process really quick and simple.

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WAPALOZA is coming

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 14:19

It’s on! The WAPALOZA training conference and Expo is booked to take place from 16-18 September 2019 at Leriba Lodge, Centurion, Gauteng. We have a limited number of valuable sponsorship opportunities available. To find out more about sponsorship opportunities please download the WAPALOZA brochure.

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Connection request marketing campaign

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 14:18

WAPA has embarked on an aggressive social media marketing campaign to dramatically increase the number of connection requests from the public. Four days a week on Facebook we post content that will drive more connection requests via the WAPA website and ultimately to you. There are both generic and regional posts and we have invested in boosting of the posts to ensure they reach an extended, target audience.

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Build your brand with sponsorship

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 14:18

Want to add value to the exposure of your brand? We have a number of sponsorship opportunities available that will give your brand the marketing boost it needs.

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Learn more in the Western Cape

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 14:17

June is officially the start of winter and it’s also the month in which we bring training to the Mother City. So if you are based in the Western Cape (or if you fancy a break from your home town!) join us on 6 June as we unpack the mysteries of fibre technology. Being held at Rondekuil Estates in Durbanville on 6 June, the fundamental fibre training agenda is packed with important information:

  • How to manage a layer3 ISP on fibre 

  • Introduction and history

  • Cable, wavelengths & multipath signals

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Did you know?

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 11:24

In September WAPA will host the three-day WAPALOZA event in Johannesburg. This event will focus on intense training, which could be split between business and technical topics.

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End User Charter Agreement

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 11:22

WAPA is currently in discussions with ICASA on the End User Charter Agreement. Read more about WAPA chairperson Tim Genders’ communications with the Authority. 

In a letter to ICASA’s CEO, Willington Ngwepe, Genders says that WAPA welcomes the End User Charter Agreement and its implementation into law on 1 March 2019.

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The rural community that built a network

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 11:21

In a series of 12 small villages in the Eastern Cape, residents are showing the world how access to cost-effective wireless communication can be achieved. Read more here about this incredible achievement.

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