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Episode 132: Digicape launches iBeacon technology in South Africa.

Date: 22 May 2015
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Can you feel it?

I woke up this morning humming a familiar tune. The Jackson 5's "Can you feel it. As I tapped my feet and hummed my way through my morning routine I wondered where I had found this tune... Then I remembered...

By Danette Breitenbach 26 May 2015 07:50

Set-top boxes: squares up to government over its policy

A battel over government policy on television set-top boxes will take place in court this week, in a case that could have far-reaching consequences for free-to-air television...

By Franny Rabkin 26 May 2015 07:46

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 cover your content marketing bases (Part 1)

No one has the time or resources for the spray and pray approach. Content that is aimlessly shipped into the world is almost guaranteed to be lost in the clutter and noise of online information...

By Roxana Bouwer 25 May 2015 14:54

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

SA's most popular smartphones revealed

BlackBerry may be on the back foot in many parts of the world, but in SA, the brand continues to hold its own, despite intense marketing from rivals...

By Duncan Alfreds 26 May 2015 09:28

Youth invade Algoa FM airwaves on 16 June

Algoa FM has given the youth in their broadcast area the opportunity to serve as presenters, producers and newsreaders on 16 June...

Issued by Algoa FM 26 May 2015 09:51

Marketing executives think SEO is something you do in the toilet!

Marketing executives comments to search engine optimisation, "SEO is like something you do in the toilet, we know it's important but spare us the details"...

By Gordon Barker 26 May 2015 09:43

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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As antitrust case looms, 'Peak Google' debated

WASHINGTON, USA: As Google faces an antitrust probe from European regulators, some analysts are questioning whether the California tech giant's dominance has already peaked...

26 May 2015 08:36

Struggling BlackBerry announces new round of layoffs

MONTREAL, CANADA: BlackBerry is laying off an unspecified number of workers around the world as the struggling smartphone manufacturer tries to make its device business profitable...

26 May 2015 08:30

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

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