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Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year
Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year

At the 2017 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, which took place on Thursday, 12 October 2017, Shyft was named the overall winner...

13 Oct 2017

Springster, BBM Messenger launch Girl Talk in SA, Nigeria
Springster, BBM Messenger launch Girl Talk in SA, Nigeria

Springster, NGO Girl Effect's global mobile-first platform for vulnerable young women, has partnered with Creative Media Works (operating as BBM Messenger) to launch Girl Talk...

13 Oct 2017

News24 Edge app wins global media award
News24 Edge app wins global media award

At Tuesday's WAN-IFRA's World Digital Media Awards in Berlin, the News24 Edge app was named as the World Award Winner in the category, Best News Mobile Services...

Issued by 24.com 12 Oct 2017

Unpacking the future for technology, media and telecoms in Africa
Unpacking the future for technology, media and telecoms in Africa

AfricaCom 2017 presents a global speaker line-up in this uncertain age of digital disruption and transformation...

12 Oct 2017

Why social media sentiment matters, according to UK mobile study
Why social media sentiment matters, according to UK mobile study

Three UK has topped a sentiment analysis of UK mobile networks conducted by opinion mining company BrandsEye...

12 Oct 2017

Icasa report analyse tariff notifications submitted by network operators
Icasa report analyse tariff notifications submitted by network operators

Icasa has published a report that analyses tariff notifications submitted to it by network operators during the first half of the year...

11 Oct 2017

Arc Interactive goes for gold at the New Generation Awards
Arc Interactive goes for gold at the New Generation Awards

Arc Interactive secured its first award wins at the New Generation Awards for Best App Developed By An Agency (Dis-Chem) as well as Most Innovative Social Media Campaign by a small agency (HIVSA)...

Issued by Arc Interactive 10 Oct 2017

Vodafone announces global brand relaunch
Vodafone announces global brand relaunch

Vodafone has made a global announcement across all of its markets that it is relaunching its brand positioning, which marks the biggest relaunch it's had in its 33-year history...

By Jessica Tennant 6 Oct 2017

MMA SA announces venue and date for MMA SA Forum and Smarties 2017
MMA SA announces venue and date for MMA SA Forum and Smarties 2017

The MMA SA team has announced that the 2017 MMA SA Forum and Smarties Awards Gala Dinner will be held at The Capital Moloko | The Capital Hotel Group on 2 November...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 6 Oct 2017

Peter Langschmidt, the PRC’s lead research consultant.
The Establishment Survey, a foundation for a brave new world

The Establishment Survey (ES) is a multi-purpose, multi-media survey providing context for all media platforms and all media currencies in South Africa...

By Danette Breitenbach 6 Oct 2017

Carat SA together with Carat Asia Pacific won three Tangram Awards @ Spikes Asia
Carat SA together with Carat Asia Pacific won three Tangram Awards @ Spikes Asia

Carat South Africa, in collaboration with Carat Asia Pacific Singapore, won three awards at the Tangrams @ Spikes Asia Festival, for their Opel Adam on Tinder campaign...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 4 Oct 2017

Who's winning online in African banking?
Who's winning online in African banking?

Banking is something we all rely on, but when faced with the thought of having to deal with your bank, your emotions tend to go to a negative place...

By Romy Honneysett 3 Oct 2017

Beware - location-based advertising is already in Kenya
Beware - location-based advertising is already in Kenya

The digital advertising industry in Kenya has often been accused of being fixated on the future, discussing hypothetical solutions that aren't yet available locally...

By Christopher Madison, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 3 Oct 2017

(c) Daniel Ernst -
Mobile content, application providers target Africa without local knowledge

International mobile content and application providers looking to target Africa's 900 million cellphone users seriously underestimate the sophisticated regulatory and legislative framework in South Africa...

3 Oct 2017

Smartphone and notebook sales hold up in competitive South African market, but tablets experience sharp decline
Smartphone and notebook sales hold up in competitive South African market, but tablets experience sharp decline

Retail growth in South Africa's mobile computer market has flattened out, though the market is performing reasonably well considering the tight economy...

Issued by GfK South Africa 28 Sep 2017

Africa still mobile
Africa still mobile

Africa's story remains a mobile one with mobile internet access the largest contributor of growth across the continent...

By Danette Breitenbach 28 Sep 2017

Vicinity Media - Over 100 million impressions not served this month
Vicinity Media - Over 100 million impressions not served this month

At Vicinity Media we believe that simply adding billions of eyeballs to an audience just means delivering more and more wasted, irrelevant impressions. It's anti-targeting...

By Daryl van Arkel & Neil Clarence, Issued by Vicinity Media 27 Sep 2017

Arc Interactive nominated for five New Generation Awards
Arc Interactive nominated for five New Generation Awards

Arc Interactive Digital Agency has been shortlisted for four New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards and an added nomination for overall social and digital corporate winner...

Issued by Arc Interactive 26 Sep 2017

Advertising in the age of mobile, social and AI
Advertising in the age of mobile, social and AI

Given the rise of mobile, social algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) and their impact on both advertising and how we engage, the way advertising campaigns are run has changed...

By Lisa Steingold 26 Sep 2017

Adding augmented reality to existing apps made easy
Adding augmented reality to existing apps made easy

The interest in the augmented reality (AR) advances of the new iPhones has the internet buzzing. However, many digital professionals remain uncertain on how to include it into their existing offerings...

Issued by NMPi Labs 26 Sep 2017

Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part two
Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part two

In part two of this three-part series based on the media monitoring industry, ROI Africa's Tonya Khoury explains the algorithms she uses, live sentiment tracking and big content...

By Angie White 21 Sep 2017

Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part one
Taking a closer look at media monitoring, AVE and regulation - Part one

In this three-part series, I chat to ROI Africa MD Tonya Khoury about the ins and outs of media monitoring, how AVE fits into it all (and if it should), the need for regulation in the industry, and what this all means for Bizcommunity...

By Angie White 15 Sep 2017

Charlie Stewart
Voice-based search: Act now to be heard

Think your current SEO tactics are enough to get you organic search traffic? With voice search gaining traction, the game is about to change...

By Charlie Stewart, Issued by Rogerwilco 12 Sep 2017

SA approves cross-border mobile money transfers
SA approves cross-border mobile money transfers

TerraPay secures regulatory approval from Sarb to launch cross-border money transfers...

7 Sep 2017

Last call for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards nominations
Last call for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards nominations

AppsAfrica has announced the last call for nominations to this year's AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, which recognise the best mobile and tech innovations from across Africa...

5 Sep 2017

An example of Exponential’s VDX creative that drives engagement of brand content and video in a relevant way.
The four-step strategy to mobile advertising success

Mobile's true power in today's world is its ability to provide constant connection and accessibility...

By Nicole Liebmann 31 Aug 2017

Users livid at Vodacom blip
Users livid at Vodacom blip

Bongani Mthombeni was trying to apply for a bursary to study, but couldn't because he ran out of airtime after his Vodacom data disappeared...

By KGAUGELO MASWENENG and KATHARINE CHILD 23 Aug 2017

MMA SA Smarties judges announcement
MMA SA Smarties judges announcement

The MMA SA team has announced the judging panel for this year's Smarties Awards being held later this year. Judging is underway and the shortlist will be announced soon after judging day...

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 23 Aug 2017

To React Native, or not to React Native? - A business review
To React Native, or not to React Native? - A business review

As a highly experienced team that has been developing mobile apps since iOS 2.3, 4i simply had to check out Facebook's React Native...

Issued by 4i 22 Aug 2017

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