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Conversion Science team scoops the 2017 EMEA Mobile Ads Certification Challenge Award
Conversion Science team scoops the 2017 EMEA Mobile Ads Certification Challenge Award

Conversion Science is one of the recipients of the 2017 EMEA Mobile Ad Award. The South African-based PPC and SEM digital agency team achieved an average of 90% for the exam...

Issued by Conversion Science 1 day ago

DigitLab, representing digital innovation at the Loeries
DigitLab, representing digital innovation at the Loeries

Digitlab's work with SA CAN in creating the TrackBox Emergency Response App has earned them a finalist spot in the Loeries' Digital and Interactive Communication category...

Issued by DigitLab 2 days ago

Why responsive design is vital
Why responsive design is vital

There is an endless amount of benefits when it comes to ensuring that your web properties are mobile-friendly, with responsive design more than earning a spot on your list of top priorities...

Issued by Ripple Digital 10 Aug 2017

Lynette Hundermark
#WomensMonth: Lynette Hundermark makes mobile useful and beautiful

Lynette Hundermark is the woman behind Useful and Beautiful - a consultancy that makes memorable mobile experiences across the South African and African markets...

By Ilse van den Berg 10 Aug 2017

Vicinity Media releases Visitability Reporting
Vicinity Media releases Visitability Reporting

Mobile advertising network Vicinity Media has released proprietary geo-fencing and audience location technology that allows for real world visit reporting post exposure to a mobile web advertising campaign...

Issued by Vicinity Media 2 Aug 2017

TelOne introduces 'Alert Me' service
TelOne introduces 'Alert Me' service

TelOne has introduced "Alert Me" service for all its broadband customers, where customers will now be able to receive updates on their data balance...

27 Jul 2017

Uber jacks up security in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya
Uber jacks up security in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya

Uber has begun the African roll out of its Real-Time ID in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya, in a bid to further improve passenger security...

26 Jul 2017

2017 celebrates 20 years of Africacom
2017 celebrates 20 years of Africacom

The recent launch event of Africacom kicked off the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of what is described as Africa's largest, influential, technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) conference and exhibition...

25 Jul 2017

In-app ticket purchase for local concerts, events in Nigeria
In-app ticket purchase for local concerts, events in Nigeria

BBM Messenger partners with Ariiyatickets to offer event tickets service to users in Nigeria...

24 Jul 2017

Waspa updates code of conduct
Waspa updates code of conduct

The Wireless Application Service Provider of South Africa (Waspa), has updated its code of conduct to be in line with Icasa regulations on premium services...

22 Jul 2017

Etisalat Nigeria has changed to 9mobile
Etisalat Nigeria has changed to 9mobile

Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited (EMTS), which previously traded as ‘Etisalat Nigeria' has changed its name to 9mobile...

19 Jul 2017

The potential of VR
The potential of VR

Once considered the future - VR is no longer an emerging technology - it's reality!...

Issued by Mediatech Africa 17 Jul 2017

Popi-proof your direct marketing
Popi-proof your direct marketing

Popi need not be a threat to your business, instead it can be seen as a piece of legislation that can be adhered to easily - one which will benefit both consumers and businesses wanting to find the right types of customers...

By Gareth Mountain 13 Jul 2017

Don't miss the mark with location-powered marketing
Don't miss the mark with location-powered marketing

With location-powered marketing, accurate location data can be combined with insights from desktop and mobile to power compelling, targeted advertising...

By Shaun Rosen 13 Jul 2017

MMA SA Smarties extended entry deadline - Hurry... Last chance!
MMA SA Smarties extended entry deadline - Hurry... Last chance!

MMA SA Smarties has extended the deadline for entries to Friday, 14 July! Don't miss your last chance to get your entries in...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 11 Jul 2017

Google Maps release Promoted Pins - another reason your data better be 100% accurate
Google Maps release Promoted Pins - another reason your data better be 100% accurate

Users will soon see branded pins along their route on Google maps. These ‘Promoted Pins' will initially be limited to brands using Google's AdWords location extension feature...

Issued by Business Positioning Systems 5 Jul 2017

Vicinity Media releases Time to Location
Vicinity Media releases Time to Location

With Time to Location, clients can opt to display the time it will take a consumer to travel from where they engaged with the banner and landing page, to the actual real-world location...

Issued by Vicinity Media 5 Jul 2017

Top five highest cyber risk countries are in Africa
Top five highest cyber risk countries are in Africa

According to Check Point's latest Threat Index, African nations continue to top the list of countries prone to cyber attacks...

30 Jun 2017

Uk’shona Kwelanga
Move aside, TV soapies: Welcome the WhatsApp drama series

We use WhatsApp to send snaps of ourselves trying on outfits in changing rooms to our loved ones and keep neighbours informed of suspicious goings-on. But watching a TV-style drama unfold on the messaging platform? That's new. Here's how Sanlam and agency King James got an innovative series rolling, on a phone near you...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jun 2017

The seven secrets to successful SMS campaigns
The seven secrets to successful SMS campaigns

This 160-digit marketing starting at R0.17 per SMS with up to 98% open rates offers more opportunities than you might expect...

Issued by CM Telecom 29 Jun 2017

Sygic Travel database bursting with 360° travel videos
Sygic Travel database bursting with 360° travel videos

Through the Sygic Travel database of more than 1,300 travel videos in 360°, travellers can find themselves in the world's most beautiful places...

29 Jun 2017

Hannes Prinsloo
#NewCampaign: Shazam uses storytelling to help South Africans see money differently

Shazam, the app that identifies the music playing around you, recently launched an original action with Nedbank, encouraging people to Shazam local notes to unlock South African stories as part of Nedbank's 'See Money Differently' campaign...

By Jessica Tennant 29 Jun 2017

How to convince consumers in a maximum of 160 characters?
How to convince consumers in a maximum of 160 characters?

With SMS marketing generating up to 98% open rates starting at R0.17 per SMS, most marketers find it to be an effective mix to their digital campaigns...

Issued by CM Telecom 28 Jun 2017

Dzmitry Kliapitski ©
Liability problems for WhatsApp admin users

WhatsApp group admins could be held liable for defamatory content that is shared in the group, following case in India...

23 Jun 2017

#SocialMediaBlackout pressures network providers to lower data costs
#SocialMediaBlackout pressures network providers to lower data costs

NEWSWATCH: Today, Wednesday, 21 June 2017, South Africans were encouraged to join the #SocialMediaBlackout campaign...

By Ilse van den Berg 21 Jun 2017

Stop the Cycle.
#CannesLions2017: Mobile Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Cannes Mobile award ceremony on 20 June 2017, where Native VML secured two Bronze Lions for Huffington Post's Stop the Cycle 360o mobile video...

20 Jun 2017

ParkFind - the solution to Cape Town's parking woes
ParkFind - the solution to Cape Town's parking woes

When Street Parking Solutions, a company that manages parking marshals, needed unique and effective assistance with solving some of Cape Town's parking woes, they approached 4i for a mobile solution...

Issued by 4i 20 Jun 2017

Bilal Vallee, IT audit manager, Mazars Cape Town
The benefits of commercial landlords providing Wi-Fi to the masses

In 2016, there were over seven billion mobile devices in the world and the users of these devices demand connectivity for them...

By Ron Lagnado and Bilal Vallee 20 Jun 2017

4G subscriptions continue to grow in Africa
4G subscriptions continue to grow in Africa

According to Dataxis, in 2016, most 4G subscribers came from a few leading countries in northern and southern Africa. Significant disparities in 4G development and adoption still exist depending on the country...

20 Jun 2017

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