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DTT switch off date announced when all system are in place
DTT switch off date announced when all system are in place

Government will announce the date to migrate from analogue to digital broadcasting signals once all systems are in place, including the five million free Set Top Boxes (STBs) to poor households, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

By Nthambeleni Gabara 3 Jul 2015 10:22

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 138: Isilumko Activate and agency focus with 20Across
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 138: Isilumko Activate and agency focus with 20Across

On Thursday, 2 July 2015, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizWazza) chatted in studio to Lauren Durant, Director at Isilumko Activate, a national brand activations business geared to help brands grow, sell more and create better relationships with their customers by interacting with them in a more meaningful way.

2 Jul 2015 14:37

Killing two birds with one stone
Killing two birds with one stone

In securing the Above the Line (ATL) business of a client in Africa, and a major local client, Switch has a launched itself squarely into the advertising space.

By Danette Breitenbach 2 Jul 2015 14:18

Gloo@Ogilvy brings home the only Cannes Lion for digital work - Ogilvy & Mather
Gloo@Ogilvy brings home the only Cannes Lion for digital work

Gloo@Ogilvy, the digital arm of Ogilvy & Mather, received a Cannes Bronze Lion, the only SA digital agency to receive a statue at this year's festival.

Issued by Ogilvy & Mather 2 Jul 2015 10:37

Jonathan Deeb on the blurring lines between Cannes categories
Jonathan Deeb on the blurring lines between Cannes categories

Jonathan Deeb, Executive Creative Director of FCB Johannesburg, spoke to our Cannes Lions media correspondent, Ann Nurock, on his experience of being part of this year's Press Jury, the changes in this category throughout the years, and the rise of the female creative.

By Ann Nurock 2 Jul 2015 07:57

App store is the new Google, says Naspers CEO
App store is the new Google, says Naspers CEO

In a world where the smartphone is becoming ever more dominant, the app store is becoming key to success for an e-commerce business, according to Naspers [JSE:NPN] CEO Bob van Dijk.

By Matthew le Cordeur 1 Jul 2015 14:52

Top five Instagram trends for 2015
Top five Instagram trends for 2015

Since the trail-blazing millennials and too-cool-for-Facebook hipsters started the migration to Instagram five years ago, we've seen a visual content explosion...

By Desiree Gullan 1 Jul 2015 14:09

[NewsMaker] Michelle Vahl
[NewsMaker] Michelle Vahl

"I think that it's crucial that sales people live their brand and believe in what they're selling."

By Louise Marsland 1 Jul 2015 11:26

Ok Google, how is my Big Mac made once I order it? - Quirk
Ok Google, how is my Big Mac made once I order it?

Ok Google, how is my Big Mac made once I order it?

By Stephen Sandmann, Issued by Quirk 1 Jul 2015 08:48

Damon Stapleton on the changing state of advertising
Damon Stapleton on the changing state of advertising

Damon Stapleton is the Chief Creative Officer at DDB New Zealand. Before that he was ECD at Saatchi and Saatchi Australia, and before that, Group ECD of TBWA Hunt Lascaris and Global ECD of Standard Bank.

By Ann Nurock 30 Jun 2015 11:27

Nunu Ntshingila to head up Facebook's first African office
Nunu Ntshingila to head up Facebook's first African office

Based in Melrose Arch, Facebook opened its first African office to further the company's commitment to help businesses connect with people. Ogilvy veteran, Nunu Ntshingila, will be the company's new Head of Africa.

30 Jun 2015 07:22

Win-win for brands and shoppers as SNAPnSAVE launches new mobile cash-back app
Win-win for brands and shoppers as SNAPnSAVE launches new mobile cash-back app

Good news! South Africans will be able to get cash back for doing their everyday shopping and simply snapping their till slip.

Issued by SNAPnSAVE 29 Jun 2015 09:47

Insights from the Festival of Media Global 2015
Insights from the Festival of Media Global 2015

The Festival of Media Global 2015 took place in Rome and was awash with the cream of the media crop, media network CEOs, TV conglomerate heads and procurement and media managers from large brands the world around...

By John Beale 29 Jun 2015 06:09