TISPA is an association that is also non profit organisation (NGO) whose members are the Internet Service Providers operating in the country.

TISPA strives to bring together the Internet community to collectively make the internet accessible to as many Tanzanians as possible. They are the founders of the Dar-es-salaam Internet eXchange Point (commonly known as the TIX) based on the 13th Floor, Posta House in Dar-es-salaam and the co-founders of tzNIC.

Who We Are

What We Do

The purpose of the Association is to advance and protect the interests of the members while promoting the advancement of the Internet sector, promoting the accessibility and uptake of the Internet and contributing to the general national development agenda.

We aspire to bring together the Internet community to collectively make the Internet accessible to as many people as possible by encouraging the proliferation of Internet services in the sector, and have their effects be as positive as possible to the users and the country in general.

Achievements

  • A registered NGO
  • 29 TISPA active members
  • 30 peers (includes EGA, TRA & BOT)
  • Internationally recognized by bodies such as AIS, AfNOG, AfriNIC, AfPIF, AfrISPA, AfTLD and ISOC.
  • TCRA donated 5 x IXPs in Dodoma, Mwanza & Arusha, Zanzibar & Mbeya
  • TIX – was the FIRST IX in East Africa
  • Launched the Google Global Cache (GGC) -2014
  • Launched AKAMAI Cache – 2016
  • Host AfPIF-7 -2016

Our Mission Statement

“To bring together the Internet community to collectively make the Internet accessible to as many people as possible by encouraging the proliferation of Internet services in the sector, and have their effects be as positive as possible to the users and the country in general”

Purpose of the Association

The purpose of the Association is to advance and protect the interests of the members while promoting the advancement of the Internet sector, promoting the accessibility and uptake of the Internet and contributing to the general national development agenda.

Vision

To be the association of choice for the Internet Service Providers of Tanzania

Mission

To be the leading platform of representation and innovation ideas for improving Internet access and availability in Tanzania.

AGM Minutes

2nd AGM Minutes held on 31-03-2007

3rd AGM Minutes held on 18-10-2008

4th AGM Minutes held on 16-01-2009

5th AGM Minutes held on 09-10-2010

6th AGM Minutes held on 21-09-2013

EC Minutes

11th EC MINUTES

15th EC meeting held on 01-09-2012

17th EC meeting held on 05-07-2013

18th EC meeting (Extraordinary meeting)

Office Bearers Minutes

Office Bearers Meeting 07 June 2011

Office Bearers Meeting 07 October 2011

Office Bearers Meeting 09 October 2010

Office Bearers Meeting 10 August 2011

Office Bearers Meeting 19 July 2011

Our Partners

tznic

Tanzania Network Information Centre (tzNIC)

tcra

Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority

seacom

SEACOM | Connectivity | Corporate Solutions

Office Bearers

Executive Committee

TIX Tech Committee

TISPA Secretariat