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Episode 172: “The First Kiss” with Y&R South Africa & Safely Home Western Cape.

Date: 5 May 2016
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Africa leads the way with mobile data

There has been a significant shift in the telecommunications landscape over the last 15 years, and the fast evolution of connectivity has brought us from the screeching tones of a dial up connection to ADSL, fibre...

3 hours ago

New app allows users to track US Presidential race
New app allows users to track US Presidential race

A CNN Politics app, built with CA Technologies API management and mobile analytics software, tracks the latest polling, delegate, voting and fundraising data behind the 2016 US Presidential race...

2 hours ago

What's new with DoubleClick? - DQ&A Media Group
What's new with DoubleClick?

There have been some really exciting developments to Doubleclick's mobile offering in the Bid manager system. These range from new ad units to a standardisation of previously released features...

By Lee Thaver, Issued by DQ&A Media Group 1 day ago

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New fund launched for SA mobile startups

Tech accelerator mLab Southern Africa and the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) have launched a new fund aimed at assisting local mobile, sensor or wearable app startups in developing their concepts...

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

Attention, marketers - South African consumers love mobile! - AAT - Always Active Technologies
Attention, marketers - South African consumers love mobile!

Hot off the press, the MMA SA Mobile Report launched in April provides fascinating insights into the South African consumer and their love of mobile...

Issued by AAT - Always Active Technologies 2 days ago

Tariffic survey reveals preferred mobile networks
Tariffic survey reveals preferred mobile networks

Most people don't care what cellular network they are on - they just want the cheapest price. But if they do prefer a network, they love and hate Vodacom the most!...

2 days ago

We're going on an adventure! - 4i Mobile
We're going on an adventure!

Adventure Clubs, a new mobile application, is now making it easier to take young children on an adventure and make epic memories with them...

Issued by 4i Mobile 3 days ago

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is 30 billion pictures worth?

The entire ecosystem around visual technology has to evolve - not least of all in terms of storage and device processing power. And that's just a drop in the ocean of what's to come...

By Hitendra Naik 29 Apr 2016

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MTN Business launches cloud services platform in Rwanda and Cameroon

In a bid to create greater efficiencies, as well as enable the growth of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), MTN Business is driving the development of ICT solutions, specifically for SMEs...

25 Apr 2016

Have your say in the state of mobile marketing in SA survey by the MMA - Mobile Marketing Association
Have your say in the state of mobile marketing in SA survey by the MMA

For the first time in the EMEA region, the MMA in conjunction with Warc are carrying out a survey to ascertain the state of mobile marketing in the region, and insights on its future growth...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 25 Apr 2016

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Mobile is the closest brands can get to SA consumers

The title of my article is borrowed from a quote in the Mobile Rocks AMPS report for 2013...

By Joseph Neusu 22 Apr 2016

Cell C CEO's sexist remarks cause a stir
Cell C CEO's sexist remarks cause a stir

José Dos Santos, the CEO of Cell C, could have burnished his image when he said during a radio interview on leadership that he wanted a woman to succeed him...

By Thabiso Mochiko 21 Apr 2016

Airbnb inspires travellers to live like a local
Airbnb inspires travellers to live like a local

Airbnb is rolling out an updated app and launching a global brand campaign to encourage people to change the way they experience the world around them...

21 Apr 2016

Strike Media executes first-ever mobile campaign for Barclays Premier League Live - Strike Media
Strike Media executes first-ever mobile campaign for Barclays Premier League Live

The Barclays Premier League Live Ultimate Fan Park Experience took place in Camps Bay on 19-20 March. Strike Media, Ogilvy & Mather SA's full-service mobile marketing agency, played a key role by creating a customised mobile campaign - a first for the international event...

Issued by Strike Media 20 Apr 2016

Six tips for perfect marketing strategy across mobile touchpoints
Six tips for perfect marketing strategy across mobile touchpoints

The mandate of the time is already clear: for creating a robust mobile experience all user touchpoints have to be orchestrated...

By Juned Ahmed 19 Apr 2016

The wonders of apps
The wonders of apps

Apps have improved the way of life for just about every person who uses them in their daily and professional lives. In particular, broadcasting and media companies depend on software on all apps for a complete user-friendly experience...

By Kelly Matthee 16 Apr 2016

Clear shift to mobile in consumer behaviour, MMA SA 2016 report - Mobile Marketing Association
Clear shift to mobile in consumer behaviour, MMA SA 2016 report

Mobile has outstripped growth in desktop adoption and is now driving internet access in South Africa, according to the Mobile Marketing Association for South Africa's Mobile Report for 2016...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 15 Apr 2016

Vicinity Media launches location-based video across rapidly expanding network - Vicinity Media
Vicinity Media launches location-based video across rapidly expanding network

Vicinity Media has another first-to-market location innovation. Brands can now play mobile video on the Vicinity landing page, video that is only triggered when users are within close proximity to brand locations...

Issued by Vicinity Media 15 Apr 2016

South Africa's love of mobile continues to grow - Hippo.co.za
South Africa's love of mobile continues to grow

In a recent survey, 88% of South Africans said they access the internet via their smartphones. Instant messaging and emailing are still the primary online draw cards for the average tech-savvy South African, while 21% of smartphone users do their banking and financial purchases online...

Issued by Hippo.co.za 12 Apr 2016

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What you need to know about WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption

Users of the instant messaging service WhatsApp will now benefit from more secure conversations after the company announced it has turned on full end-to-end encryption...

11 Apr 2016

New mobile app for home repairs
New mobile app for home repairs

getTOD (get Tasks On Demand) has launched a new mobile application-based on-demand home services in Cape Town for homeowners looking for a quick...

9 Apr 2016

Mobile marketing innovator JUSTPALM.com launches sponsored group call - JustPalm
Mobile marketing innovator JUSTPALM.com launches sponsored group call

The award-winning mobile marketing agency behind some of South Africa's best consumer campaigns has recently expanded its sponsored call marketing offering...

Issued by JustPalm 8 Apr 2016

WhatsApp toughens encryption after Apple-FBI row
WhatsApp toughens encryption after Apple-FBI row

WASHINGTON: The popular messaging service WhatsApp said on Tuesday it had implemented "full end-to-end encryption," a move which steps up privacy but may lead to conflicts with law enforcement agencies...

6 Apr 2016

Market research in the mobile world
Market research in the mobile world

So what does a combination of mobile, technology and market research mean for Africa and specifically South Africa. If the world is talking about market research in the mobile world, should Africa be having the same conversation...

By Mpho Mpofu 5 Apr 2016

Report indicates that message centre content generates eight times read rate
Report indicates that message centre content generates eight times read rate

The latest mobile engagement benchmarks report, released by eMarketer in the US, indicates that in-app message centres are a guaranteed channel to share content with an entire app audience...

5 Apr 2016

Mobile-based, menu-driven research app
Mobile-based, menu-driven research app

A mobile-based, menu-driven research application offers users the opportunity to survey participants, on their cellphones using USSD menu-driven technology...

25 Mar 2016

Free app helps users capture, post images of a better world
Free app helps users capture, post images of a better world

As part of the Sony Pictures Television Networks campaign, 'Picture This', launched last year, the organisation has announced the launch of a free app to help users capture and post images of a better world...

25 Mar 2016

Jupiter Cape Town launches the first holographic-selfie booth - The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town
Jupiter Cape Town launches the first holographic-selfie booth

Tapping into the birth of the selfie culture and the insight that people love the ability of digital tech to shape their public image, The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town conceived the idea to build the world's first holographic-selfie booth, "The Holobooth"...

Issued by The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town 23 Mar 2016

AMASA #MobileMatters Seminar - staying mobile in our always-connected world - AMASA
AMASA #MobileMatters Seminar - staying mobile in our always-connected world

For the past few years the advertising industry has being discussing mobile as "the next big thing" for advertisers and now, with mobile having grown by 86% across South Africa over the past six years, we can safely say the "next big thing" has undeniably arrived and is here to stay...

Issued by AMASA 18 Mar 2016

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