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  • Capitec came out tops with a SITEisfaction score of 71 (image: file)

    South Africa: Capitec rules the online banking roost

    April 11, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Capitec rules the online banking roost

    Specialist online marketing research agency Columinate yesterday released its third annual ‘Internet Banking SITEisfaction in South Africa’ survey. Launched in 2012, the survey is a measure of customer satisfaction with online banking services in South...

  • Telkom has warned that fraudsters are using the company’s name in order to solicited payment (Image source: File)

    Absa, Telkom SA bank on alliance for customer reward

    November 4, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Absa, Telkom SA bank on alliance for customer reward

    Telkom SA today announced that it has signed a collaboration agreement with Absa and is now an official partner of the programme. The partnership sees Telkom offering Absa customers greater value and rewards when subscribing to Telkom flagship Simple and...

  • MTN combats Sim Swap fraud with Absa

    May 24, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN combats Sim Swap fraud with Absa

    MTN and Absa have formulated a task team that will keep a close eye on fraud and bring about new ways to rapidly clamp down on it. This follows an urgent meeting where executives from Absa and MTN discussed the spate of Sim Swap fraud cases. “Protecting our...

  • New online hub to help African businesses

    March 14, 2013 • OnlineComments Off on New online hub to help African businesses

    Microsoft has used the National Small Business Chamber’s (NSBC) myBusinessExpo in Midrand to unveil several initiatives to support and create small businesses in South Africa, including an SME online hub that will provide free support and resources and an...

  • SA’s Absa launches a world first for small business

    November 29, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA’s Absa launches a world first for small business

    South African Absa has entered into an agreement with a local payment innovations company thumbzup, to enable businesses and entrepreneurs on-the-go across South Africa to accept debit or credit card payments using their smartphones or tablets through a...

  • Absa opens technology test branch

    June 20, 2012 • OnlineComments (1)

    South African bank Absa has unveiled a branch that helps clients step into the future. The new “Branch of Tomorrow, Today” is located at Clearwater Mall, just outside Johannesburg. In ensuring that the customer’s voice remains the driving force...

  • Looking back at the 3rd annual IT Leaders Africa Summit

    March 16, 2012 • EventsComments Off on Looking back at the 3rd annual IT Leaders Africa Summit

    The IT Leaders Africa Summit, a premier gathering for IT and business executives from across Africa, over two days hosted interactive workshops, panel discussions and keynote discussions led by Chief Information Officers (CIOs). Topics ranged from mobile...

  • Absa ticks over online banking record

    March 8, 2012 • Software, Top StoriesComments (3)

    South Africa’s Absa bank today announced that the sum of their online banking transactions hit a record one trillion rand last year. This figure accounts for individual as well as small business online transactions. “For the first time in any calendar...

  • Absa transforms consumer payment systems

    November 7, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Absa transforms consumer payment systems

    In today’s fast-paced, ever changing payment environment, consumer purchases are motivated and driven by much easier, accessible, convenient and secure ways of paying. “In line with our ongoing pursuit of providing innovative solutions and services that...

  • ABSA appoints new CIO for Africa

    October 14, 2011 • People, Top StoriesComments (2)

    Alpesh Patel has been appointed as ABSA Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Africa. The role includes all ABSA and Barclays Africa Technology functions. Alpesh joins as Managing Director and will be based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Alpesh will report to...

  • Absa: e-Statements hits 1 million accounts

    October 3, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Absa: e-Statements hits 1 million accounts

    South Africa’s Electronic bank statements (e-Statement) usage has jumped considerably and adoption rates among Absa customers have reached a million registered accounts. “The Internet has fuelled an increase in customer expectations for online access...

  • ABSA loses Group Financial Director to Telkom

    August 14, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, People, Top StoriesComments Off on ABSA loses Group Financial Director to Telkom

    Telkom Group has appointed former ABSA Group Financial Director Jacques Schindehütte as their new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), a position that’s been effective since 1 August 2011. During a media briefing held last week in Johannesburg, South Africa,...

  • Absa’s IVR system boosts telephone banking

    August 5, 2011 • HardwareComments Off on Absa’s IVR system boosts telephone banking

    Absa has witnessed an 8% increase in its telephone banking call volumes after enhancements were made to the telephone banking’s IVR (Interactive Voice Response) system. The Bank’s telephone banking system was improved in direct response to growing...

  • Record attendance at 5th Innovation Dinner in Johannesburg

    December 13, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on Record attendance at 5th Innovation Dinner in Johannesburg

    The 5th Innovation Dinner organized by premier ICT news provider ITNewsAfrica.com kicked off on the 8th of December 2010 under the theme “Technology Forecast 2011”, with a record attendance of 75 C-level executives, senior managers and professionals...