BBM Messenger's Adam Pattison on chat, dark social and the new mobile economy
BBM Messenger's Adam Pattison on chat, dark social and the new mobile economy

On his visit from London to South Africa for the MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) Forum in Johannesburg on 2 November and Mobile Monday in Cape Town on 6 November, Adam Pattison, vice president, Americas & EMEA at BBM Messenger, shared insights into chat or dark social and how this is shaping the mobile economy.

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

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Vodacom connects to the fast lane

At a little more than four years old, Vodacom's "internet of things" (IoT) business was already generating R800m a year in revenue and "accelerating very fast", group CEO Shameel Joosub said last week.

By Nick Hedley 1 day ago

Smart Hotels: The hotel scene is changing and Gen Y is behind it
Smart Hotels: The hotel scene is changing and Gen Y is behind it

Upwardly mobile, millennials are wired into the world around them with the newest technology, expecting connectivity options to cater to their every need and demand. Known as Generation Y, millennials enjoy travelling and its expected, that by 2020, half of all tourists will be millennials. However, it's not only millennials who are filling hotel rooms in South Africa, international tourists are also flocking to the mountains, beaches and game reserves of the beautiful expanse that is South Africa.

15 Nov 2017