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Chinese smartphone brand Tecno Mobile topples Samsung in Africa
Chinese smartphone brand Tecno Mobile topples Samsung in AfricaArticle

In terms of handset sales, Tecno Mobile has outdone tech giant Samsung across Africa...

21 Apr 2021

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Brand Finance releases report for the world's most valuable brands in 2019Article

Italian supercar manufacturer, Ferrari, has reclaimed the title of the world's strongest brand, having last held it in 2014, according to the latest report by Brand Finance...

21 Jan 2019

Analysts overlook Vodacom performance letdown
Analysts overlook Vodacom performance letdownArticle

Vodacom has missed revenue growth expectations for the three months to June, but analysts are upbeat about the group's performance...

Thabiso Mochiko 22 Jul 2016

BlackBerry kills off its classic smartphone
BlackBerry kills off its classic smartphoneArticle

SAN FRANCISCO: BlackBerry on Tuesday said that it is killing off its Classic smartphone with a physical keyboard as part of an effort to modernize its lineup...

6 Jul 2016

BlackBerry sales fall, losses pile up
BlackBerry sales fall, losses pile upArticle

Blackberry continued bleeding red in the three months ending 31 May, extending a two-year losing streak as the Canadian smartphone maker restructures...

24 Jun 2016

Apple files with India government to open first stores
Apple files with India government to open first storesArticle

NEW DELHI - Apple said Wednesday it has asked the Indian government for permission to open its first stores in the country, paving the way for its feted brands to join the fast-growing smartphone market...

21 Jan 2016

Samsung and Apple clash with rollout of new products
Samsung and Apple clash with rollout of new productsArticle

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Samsung rolled out a new smartphone on Friday in a bid to regain market dominance as archrival Apple, eyeing the next generation of wearable technology, opened pre-sales for its first watch...

13 Apr 2015

Samsung Kenya honoured with 2014 Kenya Frost & Sullivan Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award
Samsung Kenya honoured with 2014 Kenya Frost & Sullivan Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership AwardArticle

Frost & Sullivan has honoured Samsung Kenya with the 2014 Kenya Frost & Sullivan Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award, based on its recent analysis of the mobile phone market...

17 Oct 2014

MTN earnings up 27.3% to R13.86
MTN earnings up 27.3% to R13.86Article

MTN Group has reported a 27.5% rise in headline earnings per share (HEPS) to R13.86 for the year to December.

Thabiso Mochiko 6 Mar 2014

Social media research shows WhatsApp used by 10.6m South Africans
Social media research shows WhatsApp used by 10.6m South AfricansArticle

In an update of the SA Social Media Landscape 2014 report, released this week, it is revealed that at least 10.6 million South African adults use the WhatsApp instant messaging app on their phones.

21 Feb 2014

Vodacom's quarterly revenue of R17,5bn
Vodacom's quarterly revenue of R17,5bnArticle

Mobile services group Vodacom on Thursday (18 July) reported a 3% rise in group revenue to R17.5bn for the June quarter.

18 Jul 2013

Informa analyst comments on Nokia's results
Informa analyst comments on Nokia's resultsArticle

LONDON, UK: David McQueen, principal analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media, comments on Nokia's financial results.

25 Jan 2013

China is largest single Android market with the US in second place
China is largest single Android market with the US in second placeArticle

LONDON, UK: According to the latest research from Informa Telecoms & Media, almost two-thirds of the handsets sold in China this year are powered by the Android OS: China is its largest single market, a third of the Android devices sold in 2012 were sold in China.

27 Dec 2012

Mi-fone appoints new head of operationsArticle

Mi-Fone has announced that Nikhil N. Patel has joined the company as head of operations with immediate effect. Patel will be responsible for scaling Mi-Fone's global operations and to further expand its presence as Africa's first mobile devices brand.

1 Feb 2012

Five mobile trends that changed the industry in 2011
Five mobile trends that changed the industry in 2011Article

Never a dull moment in the mobile industry and the pace of change and general uptake certainly accelerated in 2011. Here are Vomo's five trends that changed the industry this year.

Staff Reporter 30 Dec 2011

New consumer mindset driving Smartphone products and services purchases
New consumer mindset driving Smartphone products and services purchasesArticle

NEW YORK, US: The Smartphone is rapidly evolving beyond a simple communications device into an extension of consumers' daily activities and creating a new breed of digital shopper.

11 Oct 2010

Samsung seeks to catch up to smartphone wave
Samsung seeks to catch up to smartphone waveArticle

BARCELONA, SPAIN: South Korean firm Samsung Electronics unveiled on Sunday, 14 February 2010, a new smartphone to lead the charge in its strategy to boost its share of the fast-growing segment of the mobile phone industry.

15 Feb 2010

Worldwide mobile phone sales increase 12% in 2Q 2008 - GartnerArticle

Worldwide sales of mobile phones reached close to 305 million units in the second quarter of 2008, a 11.8% increase over the second quarter of 2007, according to Gartner, Inc. Sales of mobile phones in the mature markets of Western Europe and North America slightly recovered after a difficult start. Western Europe reached close to 42 million units while North America surpassed 44 million units in the second quarter of 2008.

27 Aug 2008

The case of the million missing iPhonesArticle

It's been dubbed "The Mystery of the Missing iPhones." On 22 January 2008, Apple reported that it sold 3.7 million units of its smartphones worldwide through the end of 2007. However, AT&T, the exclusive U.S. iPhone reseller and by far the largest buyer of the devices, reported that its subscribers activated fewer than 2 million units last year. The big question on the minds of Apple watchers is: Where have the other 1.7 million iPhones gone?

Olga Kharif and Peter Burrows 5 Feb 2008

International gold for WundermanArticle

Direct marketing agency Wunderman South Africa has won a Marketing Innovation Gold award for the MTN “SMS Ya Seiva” campaign at the recent 2006 Lester Wunderman Awards. Aiming to raise the creative bar around the world, the awards recognise innovative, visionary communication in three categories: Creative Leadership, Marketing Innovation and Online Marketing Excellence.

27 Feb 2007

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