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  • Titanfall has been cancelled for release in South Africa (image: Respawn)

    Titanfall cancelled for South Africa

    March 7, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Titanfall cancelled for South Africa

    Games distributor Electronic Arts announced today that Respawn Entertainment’s highly-anticipated online-only multiplayer shooter Titanfall has been cancelled for retail release in South Africa – a week before it was scheduled. The company cited poor...

  • CPA: BlackBerry Legal Comment

    October 14, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    BlackBerry BIS (BlackBerry Internet Service) subscribers have experienced service disruptions over the past 3 days. Mobile users were unable to access their Internet, instant messaging and roaming services. On 12 October RIM issued a statement  that states...

  • Metrofile reports accelerated revenue growth

    August 31, 2011 • Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on Metrofile reports accelerated revenue growth

    Metrofile, the JSE listed information and records storage management business, which released its full-year results for the period ending 30 June 2011, has announced positive growth in earnings and revenue, alongside a maiden final dividend of 2.5 cents per...

  • Consequences of the CPA for digital marketers

    July 25, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Consequences of the CPA for digital marketers

    There’s a lot of legislation that has just come out regarding South Africa’s Consumer Protection Act (CPA) and how it may affect online and marketing businesses. Speaking with ITNewsAfrica during the Email/SMS Marketing and Law Seminar held in...

  • Enterprise VOIP – how to engineer for the real-world

    July 15, 2011 • OpinionComments (1)

    South African companies have for many years, shied away from Voice over IP (VOIP) telephony solutions because of our legacy of slow and expensive bandwidth, says Stephen Davies of Connection Telecom. Much has improved over the last two years though. The...

  • SA’s WASPA dispels tender rumour

    July 7, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA’s WASPA dispels tender rumour

    The Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association of South Africa (WASPA) is not tendering or planning to tender for the contract to be the service provider responsible for maintaining South Africa’s ‘do not contact’ (DNC)...

  • Abandoned calls: how local market can meet DMASA requirements

    March 4, 2011 • OpinionComments Off on Abandoned calls: how local market can meet DMASA requirements

    Abandoned calls – a silent ‘no response’ call terminated by the call originator when answered by a live individual – can be very harmful to the reputation of the direct marketing industry. Calls like these are inconvenient, annoying and can be...