Ackermans opens first stand-alone cellular store - Ackermans Connect

By Press Release 10 December 2019

Leading South African retailer, Ackermans, has launched its first standalone cellular stores, branded Ackermans Connect, with two branches in the Gauteng region. FULL STORY >


MTN appeals to consumers to report battery theft

By Staff Writer 29 November 2019

“Battery theft is a crime that compromises the safety and welfare of every South African, but it is not a crime that we can fight alone." FULL STORY >


The next frontier: Price Comparison Engine Optimisation

By Press Release 20 November 2017

Since the internet was born, retailers were gifted with a new way to connect with consumers. The ability to engage online through websites and social media, meant retailers could now communicate exclusive deals and therefore drive feet... FULL STORY >


Phonefinder highlights the factors driving the purchase of cellphone contract deals

By Press Release 23 October 2017

Phonefinder tackles the frustrating problem faced by millions of South African’s every year – the problem of choosing the best cell phone contract deals that suit their budget and needs. FULL STORY >


How to tax cellphones in the workplace

By Press Release 19 September 2016

South African businesses depend on mobile phones, computers and telecom services to keep their businesses running smoothly. This reality brings with it a range of implications for payroll calculations as well as the employee’s take-home pay, says Rob... FULL STORY >


Selling your phone? Check the price with Gumtree first

By Thoriso Kolobe 11 May 2015

Gumtree has created a phone price checker that organises all the data from the site to demonstrate how much second-hand cellphones are being sold for. FULL STORY >


ITU releases latest global technology development figures

By Hanleigh Daniels 15 October 2012

The ITU makes its latest worldwide technology development stats available. FULL STORY >


More women adopting digital banking, says Absa report

By Ryan Noik 29 August 2012

The latest analysis of customer behaviour by Absa's Digital Banking unit has revealed that more women are now adopting digital banking, particularly using a cellphone. FULL STORY >


Green News - February 2012

By Hanleigh Daniels 6 February 2012

Getting some cash back for your tech waste, making wasteful chargers illegal and new lithium-air cell electric battery technology all form part of this month's Green News. FULL STORY >


MTN is offering more affordable cellphones

By Staff Writer 12 December 2011

Local mobile operator MTN will be providing access to mobile phones for more locals via the sale of less costlier handsets. FULL STORY >


Absa launches trial of near field communication payments

By Ryan Noik 6 December 2011

Absa bank has launched a trial that may mark the beginning of the end for the wallet as we know it. FULL STORY >


2012 is when the Windows Phone 7 world begins

By Ryan Noik 18 October 2011

2012 is the year that Windows Phone 7 is going to rock the boat, especially in South Africa, says the chief commercialisation officer at Virtual Mobile Technologies. FULL STORY >


Vodafone 555 Blue

By Ryan Noik 28 September 2011

The Vodafone 555 Blue is focused on making Facebook part and parcel of your mobile life. FULL STORY >


Cellphone banking usage rises 65 percent according to Absa

By Staff Writer 12 September 2011

Absa experiences a significant year-on-year increase in financial transactions, made via its three cellphone banking offerings. FULL STORY >


Vodacom launches Vodafone 555 Blue phone

By Ryan Noik 23 August 2011

Vodacom has launched the Vodafone 555 Blue phone, the official Facebook sponsored phone, to the South African market. FULL STORY >

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