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Posts Tagged ‘consumers’

  • i-Pay changes to Ozow and offers zero processing fees

    i-Pay changes to Ozow and offers zero processing fees

    April 4, 2019 • Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on i-Pay changes to Ozow and offers zero processing fees

    If you’ve done any kind of online shopping in South Africa, you’re more than likely to be familiar with the name i-Pay. Not only do they make electronic funds transfers (EFTs) smoother and safer, they also singlehandedly saved 2018 Black Friday...

  • Global smartphone sales declined in Q1 of 2019 says Gartner.

    2018 saw a drastic drop in smartphone market – report

    February 2, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on 2018 saw a drastic drop in smartphone market – report

    2018 was “the worst year ever for smartphone shipments,” according to the research firm IDC. The survey further states that worldwide handset volumes declined 4.1 per cent in 2018 to a total of 1.4 billion units shipped for the full year. IDC...

  • By Sherry Zameer, Senior Vice President, IoT solutions for CISMEA Region at Gemalto

    The mobile mind- shift in today’s consumers

    May 3, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on The mobile mind- shift in today’s consumers

    Mobile is an integral part of our world. Today’s consumers rely on their mobile devices not just for communication but to perform a growing range of functions online; they are also demanding a seamless, end-to-end experience. In recent years, for example,...

  • Is Content Really King?

    May 22, 2017 • General, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & SocialComments Off on Is Content Really King?

    Recently I was thinking of the increase in adoption OTT players have gained and the consequent dilemma it’s wrapping around operators who now have to grapple with the concern of who owns and influences the consumer. This also got me thinking about something...

  • Nigeria started off with the launch of ntel’s LTE-Advanced network in 2017

    Nigerian Telecoms Consumers Spend $6.6 billion in 2016- NCC

    March 16, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigerian Telecoms Consumers Spend $6.6 billion in 2016- NCC

    Prof. Umar Gaarba Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) disclosed, on Wednesday in Abuja during the launch of the NCC Year of Consumer initiative, that Nigerian telecoms consumers spent $6.6 billion in 2016. He...

  • Does SA’s Consumer Act affect direct marketing?

    July 25, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Does SA’s Consumer Act affect direct marketing?

    Direct marketing will be affected by the South African Consumer Protection Act (CPA), says Katherine Thompson, Technology Lawyer at Chetty Law. Thompson spoke to ITNewsAfrica during the just concluded Email/SMS Marketing and Law Seminar held at the Forum,...

  • Kenya demands single mobile money transfer

    July 6, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya demands single mobile money transfer

    YUCASH, the mobile money transfer service brand of Essar Telecom Kenya Limited, has welcomed the recent recommendation by a government task force calling on mobile service providers to develop a common system for facilitating mobile money transfers across...