Launched two years ago, the Africa Cloud eXchange (ACX) from Teraco Data Centre Environments now provides access to 54 African countries via local and global carriers. ACX aims to provide a secure data centre environment for cloud providers to colocate and onward distribute their service offerings to the rest of Africa.
29 Jul 2014 08:44
Steps, the Cape Town-based organisation behind the AfriDocs Film Week event, has provided financial support for African films focusing on some of the angry voices of African youth.
28 Jul 2014 12:29
Johannesburg-based full-service advertising agency, Volcano, has been awarded Silver in the Ad Age International Small Agency of the Year Awards, held this week in Austin, Texas - the first African agency to take home this prestigious award. The Volcano Group saw a substantial increase of 18.4% in its revenue and has acquired a considerable number of new accounts over the past year.
Issued by Volcano 28 Jul 2014 11:55
GfK, a global market research company, researches and produces an annual syndicated study called 'The Roper Reports Worldwide'. This is an annual quantitative consumer trends study conducted in 25 countries, surveying over 37,000 consumers. The Roper Report is described as the largest and most rigorous consumer trends study in the world, providing companies with a robust source for decision-making.
28 Jul 2014 11:16
Adclick Africa is proud to announce the launch of a mobile DSP serving advertisers across Africa. It's no secret that mobile is becoming the top medium to connect with African consumers and Adclick Africa is leading the way in connecting the African audience on mobile with advertisers.
Issued by Adclick Africa 28 Jul 2014 11:01
The Central Working Committee (CWC) of The Future Africa Awards & Summit (TFAAS) has finally released the Nominees List for 2014.
28 Jul 2014 08:55
Next month will see FOX International Channels (FIC) launch two sports channels in sub-Saharan Africa, FOX Sports and FOX Sports 2, replacing Setanta Sports and Setanta Action respectively.
28 Jul 2014 07:00
On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, 24 July, host Warren Harding chatted to Hando SiniSalu, Founder & CEO of Best Marketing International. We spoke to Hando about "The Best of Global Digital Marketing: The Book" as well as his trip to JHB and CPT on 13 & 14 August to talk at the Marketing Mix events. Hando discusses how they chose the case studies that are featured in the Best in Global Digital book and we chat about the South African entries for The Tweeting Badger and the Organ Donor shop by Native VML (@native).
25 Jul 2014 13:03
South Africa has a really strange culture when it comes to business marketing: not only do you get hands on involvement (control?) from business owners and senior management, often to the point of death by democracy, but you also get marketing treated as a junior role.
By Chemory Gunko 24 Jul 2014 09:47
Tuluntulu, one of South Africa's top 10 startup companies this year, has recently launched ten channels that are available 24/7 on mobile.
23 Jul 2014 08:37
The African Management Initiative (AMI) has launched the first in a series of free online courses developed with top business schools, aimed at reaching 1 million African managers and entrepreneurs in the next decade.
22 Jul 2014 08:45