The winners of the 2013 customer survey, Product of the Year (POY), have been announced, following the Nielsen survey of 5000 South African households.
11 Mar 2014 11:19
Brand inc Sport (part of the Brand inc Creative Group, an integrated brand services agency) has been working on SARU's Vodacom SupeRugby campaign and subsequently partnered with SuperSport to explode...
Issued by Brand inc 7 Mar 2014 11:22
South African brands that focus only on measuring impressions and click throughs in their digital advertising campaigns are not getting a full view of the returns they are getting from their online...
Issued by Mediamark 5 Mar 2014 11:50
Telkom's chief executive Sipho Maseko accused MTN SA and Vodacom of acting against the best interests of the country by standing in the way of lower mobile termination rates while earning huge...
Carol Paton 4 Mar 2014 06:29
Vodacom is taking industry regulator the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) to court in a bid to stop it from implementing new mobile termination rates.
Thabiso Mochiko 27 Feb 2014 10:53
Vodacom has released a free app, Vodacom Rugby Stats, described as one of the most comprehensive rugby stats apps in the world.
24 Feb 2014 09:39
Cell phone giant Vodacom has been found to be less then truthful after claiming in television adverts to have the "best network" and the "widest network coverage" in South Africa.
Aarti Narsee 21 Feb 2014 13:12
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced its 2014 jurors and South African judges have been selected for the film, press, outdoor, media, direct, promo & activation and...
19 Feb 2014 09:52
Following two years in Cape Town, the Pendoring Awards are back in Johannesburg. The gala evening will take place at Vodacom World in Midrand, Gauteng on 24 October this year. Entries open on the 12...
18 Feb 2014 08:58
FullCircle Sport Online, a digital sports consultancy, has been acquired by TEAMtalk media, a member of the Ole! Media Group. The merger will expand TEAMtalk media's network of sports writers and...
17 Feb 2014 11:05
SA's mobile giants are expected to put up a fight against ICASA's new regulations that will see them shedding significant profit, reports ITWeb, and China's censors have censored a press censorship...
13 Feb 2014 07:54
It's the New Year and time for marketers, advertisers, media strategists and planners to allocate 2014 adspend. It's time to revitalise your content plan, look at the latest social graph and pinpoint...
Andrew Kramer 12 Feb 2014 10:58
TBWA\South Africa has increased its stake in marketing communications agency Openco to 51% from a previous holding of 30% in order to augment the group's advertising footprint.
Issued by TBWA 11 Feb 2014 10:22
Continental Outdoor Media has acquired the advertising rights to Ponte City, the tallest and most iconic skyscraper to grace the Jo'burg city skyline. The massive advertising structure, 15m high and...
Issued by Continental Outdoor 10 Feb 2014 10:12
In 2012, South Africa was named the world's leading sports tourism destination, and according to figures from Brand South Africa, roughly 10% of foreign visitors who visit the country each year do so...
Issued by Zinto Activation Group 7 Feb 2014 11:03
The latest Mxit Brand Index has been released, revealing the top South African brands on Mxit on 31 January 2014.
6 Feb 2014 11:40
Having partnered with Seed Experiences' 'Vodacom in the City' event in 2013, Great Wall Motors (GWM) will provide five vehicles to further events in 2014.
5 Feb 2014 09:00
Issued by Tag 8 31 Jan 2014 09:32
Mobile operators MTN and Vodacom appear to be threatening legal action over the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa's (Icasa) decision to increase the termination rate they should pay...
Thabiso Mochiko 31 Jan 2014 07:53
As with almost every other sector under the 'technology' banner, the mobile industry is evolving at a rapid pace, and is constantly iterating to meet the demands of an increasingly large and...
Dr Pieter Streicher 28 Jan 2014 11:33
Continuing their long-term digital partnership, Ster-Kinekor Theatres and Prezence have announced the launch of a new Ster-Kinekor app for the Windows phone.
24 Jan 2014 08:49
We are very fortunate to work in the very dynamic space of malls. Sitting at a coffee shop in a mall having coffee is often considered work. I think that overall it's going to a tough year for...
Doug Mayne 22 Jan 2014 06:22
Building a brand is about establishing a positive, desirable perception of a product, person, service or company. And in the world of brand building, advertising is often the golden child, taking the...
Judith Middleton, Issued by Duo Marketing 17 Jan 2014 12:53
Jonathan Stilwell is appointed as senior copywriter
Issued by BrandsRock 17 Jan 2014 10:02
During December 2013, Vodacom donated 1200 food hampers to the St Clement's Home Based Care Project, a non-profit organisation based in Clermont, Durban that renders a supportive service to people...
7 Jan 2014 10:45
The latest Mxit Brand Index has been released, revealing the top South African brands on Mxit on 31 December 2013. While December has not be a great season for all sectors, there are some great...
6 Jan 2014 05:34
As we approach the end of the year, we begin to reflect on the good, the bad and the ugly, and we look into how we can improve in the new year. With regards to advertising, Millward Brown's Best Liked...
Evan-Lee Courie 18 Dec 2013 09:37
Great news to wrap up 2013 at amp ACTIVATIONS (a division of the BrandsRock Group)! Victoria Williams joined the company in November 2013 as Head of Activations and brings with her a wealth of Brand...
Issued by Brandsrock 18 Dec 2013 08:32
Mobile marketing consultancy Mobitainment has been awarded the Organisation of the Year at the 2013 Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards which recognise excellence in direct marketing.
Issued by Mobitainment 11 Dec 2013 13:10
The latest Mxit Brand Index has been released, revealing the top South African brands on Mxit on 30 November 2013.
4 Dec 2013 14:30
As of end November Telmap and BPS are delighted to release that download numbers have reached the magical 1,000,000 mark! This marks a milestone in the industry leading app's lifetime. Over the last...
Issued by Business Positioning Systems 4 Dec 2013 13:03
Mobile social network, Mxit, has joined the Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA). The move will enable the DMMA to gain access to audience data for mobile users.
4 Dec 2013 08:45
Looks like Eugene is giving Steve a run for his money?
Issued by Millward Brown 3 Dec 2013 13:33
Continuing WPP's strategy of developing its services in fast-growing and important markets and sectors and strengthening its capabilities in digital media, it has purchased a majority stake in...
30 Nov 2013 10:27
The Small Business Growth Conference which took place during Global Entrepreneurship Week made an incredible impact at the Maslow Hotel in Johannesburg last week. Top industry leaders in the SMME...
Issued by Living Your Brand 27 Nov 2013 12:46
Excellence in Direct Marketing is celebrated at the Direct Marketing Association of Southern Africa's annual Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards presented by the South African Post Office.
25 Nov 2013 11:33
A wealth of research confirms that digital and radio work well together. One survey by Commercial Radio Australia and TNS found that people who hear a radio ad with a digital call to action are six...
Issued by Mediamark 22 Nov 2013 14:12
Data usage on Vodacom South Africa's network grew 79% in the past year‚ driven by lower handset prices and data costs.
Thabiso Mochiko 14 Nov 2013 06:09
The Vodacom board knew nothing about any revenue-sharing contract with former employee Nkosana Makate for the "Please Call Me" service idea he says was his‚ the South Gauteng High Court heard on...
Franny Rabkin 13 Nov 2013 07:46
With just one week to go, the Small Business Growth Conference taking place on 20 November at The Maslow Hotel in Sandton, will see thought-leaders in the SMME sector facilitate interactive...
Issued by Living Your Brand 12 Nov 2013 11:10
Telecommunications group Vodacom will increase its capital investment by between 14% and 17% of revenue to develop its network capacity and data coverage‚ it said on Monday, 11 November.
Thabiso Mochiko 12 Nov 2013 06:40
The latest Mxit Brand Index has been released, revealing the top South African brands on Mxit on 31 October 2013.
6 Nov 2013 07:17
There are few of us who have not lost possessions during a burglary at home - or at least know somebody who has. And it is not always about smashed gates, broken glass and jimmied locks; adept...
4 Nov 2013 07:26
The Sunday Times investigation unit scooped the top prize at Friday night's Vodacom Journalist of the Year awards for their exposé of disgraced former communications minister Dina Pule.
4 Nov 2013 06:00
Openfield, sponsorship marketing consultants, was shortlisted amongst some of South Africa's top sports agencies when The Sport Industry Group unveiled the Official Shortlist for the Discovery Sport...
Issued by Openfield 1 Nov 2013 11:47
You are probably in pursuit of that first client, an investor, funding from an institution or seeking assistance with professional skills. In that midst, don't lose your most valuable asset, the...
Banele Rewo 30 Oct 2013 08:23
With just three weeks to go, small business owners and entrepreneurs will be convening at The Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg on 20 November for the Small Business Growth Conference. Speakers...
Issued by Living Your Brand 29 Oct 2013 11:46
City branding or country marketing is not a new phenomenon. Post World War II it was imperative that countries particularly cities, rebuild themselves and use marketing strategies to enhance and...
Mfundo Ntsibande 29 Oct 2013 07:56
The landmark Orlando Cooling Towers in Soweto will be the home to a new competition, as the west tower is painted in Vodacom red, ahead of the its 'Design the Tower' competition, launching at the end...
25 Oct 2013 08:04
Mxit has announced advertising deals with clients including Vodacom, Telkom Mobile, Steers, Eskom, Hansa, Brutal Fruit, Samsung, Red Heart Rum and Ballantine's.
24 Oct 2013 07:27
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