SoLoMo: the glorious intersection of social, location and mobile that was going to superpower hyperlocal search and prove to be the holy grail, allowing retailers and other businesses to attract an army of smartphone-wielding customers. Pretty exciting stuff, especially during an economic downturn, right? In my opinion, quite the contrary.
By Vanessa Clark 23 Jan 2013 11:54
The fourth annual PwC South Africa Entertainment and Media Outlook was launched recently and I caught up with Vicki Myburgh, Entertainment & Media Industries Leader for PwC Southern Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 29 Nov 2013 15:01
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013 05:42
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe will be launching Africa's first Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, also known as 4G, by Zimbabwe and Zambia jointly hosting the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) general assembly, reports BizTech Africa.
22 Aug 2013 08:54
Huawei, a global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider held its Broaderway Forum-Zimbabwe chapter during the 3rd Southern Africa Regional Broadband Next Generation Networks and New Technologies Workshop in Victoria Falls.
16 Oct 2013 15:37
17-21 November will see the StartupBus tour departing from Zimbabwe and setting off to Cape Town with the aim of strongly connecting international entrepreneurs with their African counterparts.
25 Sep 2013 12:46
Microsoft has launched Microsoft Office 365 in Zimbabwe, making the latest cloud-based service available to local businesses.
By Nanine Steenkamp 25 Sep 2013 10:02
MTN on Wednesday (14 August) reported a 22% rise in headline earnings per share to 654c for the six months to June‚ up from 536c a year ago. Diluted headline earnings rose to 649c from 532c.
14 Aug 2013 13:05
The Zimbabwean newspaper launched its #MyZim campaign last month and Zimbabweans have been responding in their thousands to it. The campaign is aimed at getting Zimbabweans everywhere to contribute to a debate about their common future - rather than looking back to the past with recrimination and regret.
16 Jul 2013 11:38
E-commerce in Africa has grown dramatically over the past year‚ and is poised to support the massive consumer boom on the continent‚ according to Robin Philip of payment services provider PayGate.
By Thabiso Mochiko 4 Jul 2013 09:26
Microsoft has announced the opening of 21 web stores for apps and games across several African countries.
18 Dec 2012 12:19
Liquid Telecom would have laid down in excess of 8 500km of fibre optic cables after completing the three phased national and international connectivity throughout Zimbabwe and the southern African region, a representative from the company has said.
By Paul Moyo 18 Oct 2012 16:18
The Global Telecoms Business magazine has released the 5th annual GTB Power 100 listing, that names the 100 most powerful people in the global telecommunications industry. Chris Wood, CEO of Nairobi-based WIOCC has been ranked at number 79.
3 Oct 2012 10:36
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