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Episode 132: Digicape launches iBeacon technology in South Africa.

Date: 22 May 2015
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Smartphones are converging on all LSMs

Cheap smartphones are reshaping consumer behaviour in South Africa faster than many marketers realise...

By Andre Steenekamp 25 May 2015 05:47

DSTV extends SABC news channel into Africa

MultiChoice is extending the footprint of the South African public broadcaster's 24-hour TV news channel, SABC News, on its DStv satellite pay-TV platform to the rest of the continent...

By Thinus Ferreira 25 May 2015 09:42

Business of Design Autumn 2015: What you missed

A speaker who took the time to Google each conference attendee's website, an Instagram-friendly plate and the importance of learning to unlearn are some of my Business of Design highlights...

By Leigh Andrews 25 May 2015 14:00

How to choose an advertising agency

Advertising can be one of the biggest items of expenditure on a company's balance sheet, so with such a major investment, it's crucial that your future agency should fully understand your business...

By Chris Brewer 25 May 2015 12:00

Test for HIV or go away!

A KayaNews investigation has uncovered that the rights of patients are being violated at different clinics across the province...

By Mbali Dhlamini, Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 25 May 2015 12:27

Thousands walk Durban together at the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk

Thousands of people from all around KwaZulu-Natal walked Durban together on Sunday, 24 May, at the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk...

Issued by East Coast Radio 25 May 2015 10:20

SA, Botswana agree to work on digital migration

PRETORIA: With the imminent International Telecommunications Union (ITU) deadline, South Africa and Botswana have agreed to cooperate in mitigating cross border radio frequency spectrum interference...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 25 May 2015 15:05

Happy Africa Day, Africa

As we celebrate Africa Day, it's also important that we take pride in that our continent is on the move. Peace largely prevails in Africa. Extreme poverty is declining. Income is rising and there are inroads against deadly diseases...

By Thato Nhlapo, Issued by Africa Media Warehouse 25 May 2015 11:12

A fresh take on the loyalty program - giving South African consumers something they really value

Retailers have found a new way to create positive relationships with their customers by giving them something valuable in exchange for their loyalty - free talk time with family and friends...

Issued by JustPalm 25 May 2015 10:42

Exhibitors pull out all the stops for Markex 2015

With the beginning of June almost upon us, Markex 2015 exhibitors are putting the final touches on their product and services showcases...

Issued by Markex 25 May 2015 13:24

New Surf Auto and Verve! celebrate Women in White

Unilever's original washing powder brand, Surf, wanted to dazzle the women of South Africa with the launch of their new Auto range...

Issued by Verve 25 May 2015 12:07

TMI leads the way in data-driven approach

The Media Image boasts the largest DoubleClick-certified team in southern Africa, with more than 40 qualified individuals across DoubleClick's integrated stack including its DSP, ad server and search management platform...

Issued by The Media Image 25 May 2015 11:21

2015 AMASA Golf Day on par with the best

The Advertising and Media Association of South Africa's annual golf day, organised to raise funds for the AMASA Bursary Fund, took to full swing at the Parkview Golf Club on Thursday, 14 May...

Issued by AMASA 25 May 2015 12:01

SA's media strengthened through Local Media Awards

The MDDA-Sanlam Annual Local Media Awards are a major contributor to the strengthening and development of local media, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 25 May 2015 08:15

Heart FM Sport kicks it up a notch with Feinberg on Football

Multi-award winning sports anchor Nick Feinberg is presenting a new football show on Heart FM...

By Unity Ruiters, Issued by Heart FM 25 May 2015 13:07

IAB SA partners with Relationship Radar

The IAB SA's latest partnership, with Relationship Radar, illustrates that the promotion of the digital industry in South Africa begins with something as simple and non-technical as relationships...

Issued by IAB South Africa 25 May 2015 13:18

Western Cape to get BitHub

BitHub is about stimulating innovation in financial technology in Cape Town and offering a physical space for startups and entrepreneurs, which will establish and support cyber currency, such as Bitcoin...

25 May 2015 10:18

Sanef meets ANC over Daily Dispatch 'document'

The national communications unit of ANC and the SA National Editors' Forum (Sanef) met late last week to discuss the controversy over a document that the ANC released last week...

25 May 2015 10:30

Scan Display, proud infrastructure sponsor for Investec Kirstenbosch Plant Fair 2015

A celebration of all things fynbos and food was recently showcased at the annual Investec Kirstenbosch Plant Fair, a consumer show focusing on sustainability and the conservation of natural resources...

Issued by Scan Display 25 May 2015 12:45

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SA, Botswana agree to work on digital migration

PRETORIA: With the imminent International Telecommunications Union (ITU) deadline, South Africa and Botswana have agreed to cooperate in mitigating cross border radio frequency spectrum interference...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 25 May 2015 15:05

Nigeria fuel crisis could shut down mobile phones, operator warns

Nigeria's biggest mobile phone operator MTN has warned that its network faces shutdown due to fuel shortages that have crippled the nation...

25 May 2015 14:40

Uganda: And the 2015 ICT gurus are...

The fifth edition of the Annual Communications Innovation Awards (ACIA) took place last Friday evening at the Sheraton Kampala hotel...

By Samson Baranga 25 May 2015 12:09

Technology paints a brighter future for Africa

Turning tales of hardship into progress, passionate Africans innovatively use technology to improve life on the continent, fuelling future human progress and development especially on the continent's hard-hit rural areas...

By Amr Shady 25 May 2015 11:49

Modernising local economies important for Africa's future

With Africa's population set to triple by 2050, modernising local economies will be vital to make the continent more competitive and to increase people's living standards, according to the African Economic Outlook 2015...

25 May 2015 11:21

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Latin America sends large contingent to World News Media Congress

PARIS & FRANKFURT: Latin American media will show their strength at the upcoming World News Media Congress in Washington, DC, reflecting the region's growing influence among the world's newspapers and news publishers...

25 May 2015 14:31

See It Be It 2015 participants selected for Cannes

CANNES, FRANCE: From well over 200 nominations by agency leaders and an intense two-week interview process, 12 women have been selected to be the See It Be It 2015 participants at Cannes Lions...

25 May 2015 10:39

Inglorious Fruits & Vegetables - best ad in the world, at NY Festivals

The 'Inglorious Fruits & Vegetables' campaign, produced by Marcel Paris for client Intermarché, the commercial French supermarket, was awarded 'Best of Show' at the 2015 New York Festivals International Advertising Awards, late last week in New York...

25 May 2015 08:54

UN slams Nauru for Facebook ban, stifling dissent

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: The United Nations on Monday criticised the tiny Pacific nation of Nauru for blocking access to the internet, including Facebook...

25 May 2015 08:27

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