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25th Birthday Party at The Odyssey!

25 July, 2017 (09:46) | Community, Events, Membership, Outreach | By: Alan

The Internet Society’s 25th anniversary is a time to celebrate our global community and our collective actions to preserve the open Internet and defend its underlying principles. To commemorate this milestone, we are meeting to party and review many activities and to look ahead to the future. #thenext25 Date: Tuesday 19 September 2017 Venue: Odyssey, […]

ISOC-ZA welcomes ICANN meeting to Joburg, June 26-29 2017!

12 June, 2017 (14:02) | Community, Education, Events, Membership, Partners, Policy | By: Alan

If any members are interested to learn how the Internet is governed (i.e. not by ‘governments’ like the old telephone system was in the ITU) then those of us in Joburg have a fortunate once in a lifetime (free) opportunity to attend the 59th global ICANN meeting. ICANN meetings are held three times each year […]

UN resolution – Broadband access is a human right

29 July, 2016 (09:39) | Community, Membership, Policy | By: Alan

The Human Rights Council, guided by the Charter of the United Nations, reaffirms the human rights and fundamental freedoms enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and relevant international human rights treaties, including the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Noting that the […]

South African Internet Users

24 October, 2011 (13:22) | Community, Membership, Outreach | By: alan

Recent infographic by Mybroadband shows some improvement, we believe that now is the time that we will start to see major changes in the South African telecoms environment.

ICASA and DoC Succumb to Incumbents – Again

21 July, 2010 (22:56) | Membership, Policy, Press Release | By: alan

There is no doubt that the South African ICT industry has won several very important battles to bring meaningful Internet connectivity to our citizens. However they were often made despite the Minister of Communications and ICASA rather than because of them. A shining example of this is the Altech court case, which ruled against the […]

Proposed update to constitution

6 September, 2007 (10:55) | Membership | By: Alan

After 9 years ISOC-ZA have recognised the strengths and pitfalls of our founding constitution. Now with over 800 members we have to make a few changes and enhancements in order to position to organisation for the future. Please see proposed changes to the constitution (download pdf-272kB, odt-32kB, doc-132kB)

AGM – 2007

5 September, 2007 (10:52) | Events, Membership | By: Alan

Location: The Extreme hotel – New Church & Victoria Street, Tamboerskloof Time: 17h30 – 19h00 Date: October 8, 2007 See website: http://www.proteahotels.com/extreme-hotel-cape-town.html (click on location for map).   Download the list of Nominees here

ISOC-ZA breaks through 400 members mark!

6 May, 2006 (11:00) | Membership | By: mike

We have just officially got more than 400 members of our organization! We hope that our membership will continue to grow in the years to come. If you would like to become a member, click here. 

First ISOC-ZA Newsletter

8 March, 2006 (11:00) | Community, Membership | By: mike

Welcome to the new, quarterly ISOC-ZA newsletter! With it we aim to keep you up to speed with issues we think are important for Internet users in South Africa, report back regularly on our progress as a society, and offer you the chance to have your say. Any feedback you have on the newsletter would […]

AGM – 2005

1 November, 2005 (11:00) | Membership | By: mike

Our Annual General Meeting was held at the Bandwidth Barn, 125 Buitengracht St., Cape Town.