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  • Check Point discovers mobile malware disguised as Google related app

    Smartphone storage nightmare in South Africa

    April 18, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Smartphone storage nightmare in South Africa

    With the all latest developments, features and apps on our smartphones, storage appears to be a real problem for many smartphone users in South Africa. According to research from a countrywide independent consumer SanDisk, 22 percent of users running out of...

  • AG Mobile launches in Nigeria

    February 3, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on AG Mobile launches in Nigeria

    African mobile technology brand AG Mobile has launched in Nigeria. Recognised as one of the continent’s first ODM (original design manufacturer), it was the first South African brand to release its own mobile device in 2007. This is the ninth African...

  • FNB maps technology trends and adoption

    July 15, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on FNB maps technology trends and adoption

    “Technology on its own will not drive service use. Choosing the right technology will influence adoption trends, allowing for a large target market reach,” said Dione Sankar, Chief Operations Officer of FNB Cellphone Banking Solutions, speaking at the...

  • Cellphone – from a chatter box to a banking service

    June 9, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Cellphone – from a chatter box to a banking service

    “Cellphones will change our lives as much or more than television did” -Alan Knott-Craig, Vodacom Managing Director. In the early 90s it hit our shores – one minute we were talking with it, the next we were sending each other messages with it. Once you...

  • Kenyan govt launches breaking news SMS service

    November 3, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenyan govt launches breaking news SMS service

    THE government of Kenya has launched an SMS service through which members of the public will receive breaking news from the government. This was revealed by government spokesman, Dr Alfred Mutua, when he said that the move was in recognition of the fact that...

  • Vodacom launches low cost solar powered cellphone

    October 1, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodacom launches low cost solar powered cellphone

    South Africa’s Vodacom has launched the VF 247 low-cost solar powered cellphone. Developed by Vodafone, this device has the unique ability to charge on the go and makes it possible for people to benefit from mobile communications even in areas where...

  • SA cellphone charges: ‘Not as expensive as people think?’

    May 25, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    South Africa’s mobile telephony offerings may not be as expensive as the general perception may suggest, and while there is potential scope for further reduction in pricing, the issue does warrant broader consideration. This is one of the key findings of a...

  • Nokia results out next week

    January 22, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nokia results out next week

    The world’s biggest cellphone manufacturer, Nokia, said it will publish its eagerly-awaited fourth quarter and annual results for 2009 next Thursday...

  • New cellular phone brand conquers Zimbabwe

    January 5, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on New cellular phone brand conquers Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe has been flooded by a relatively new cellphone brand called the G Tide. Most cellular phone dealers in the capital Harare, as well as in Bulawayo have stocked the brand, selling at half the price of a Nokia phone...