Industry Updates: News

16 years and still trending! | 24 Jul 2014

The eminent annual Sunday Times Top Brands survey continues into its 16th year, the sixth successful year in partnership with independent research house, TNS South Africa and the longest running consumer brand survey in South Africa. more

Loeries Exhibition arrives at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, PE | 24 Jul 2014

The Loeries Exhibition is a highlight on the Loeries annual calendar; stopping at educational institutions, expos, and public spaces within South Africa. more

Launch of their 5th African mobile telephone recycling facility | 24 Jul 2014

As part of its ongoing commitment to encouraging recycling of mobile devices, launched in 2005, Orange promotes the creation of partnerships in Africa that aim to support the implementation of local initiatives. more

McKinsey Report: Nigeria economic force | 24 Jul 2014

Nigeria has the potential to become a major economic force in the coming decades. The report finds that Nigeria has the potential to expand its economy by roughly 7.1% per year through 2030. more

Broadband - a basic commodity | 24 Jul 2014

In line with the broader vision of the National Development Plan (NDP), the 2020 Vision for broadband is that all South Africans will have access to broadband services at 2.5 percent or less of the populationís average monthly income. Is this a merely another fantasy or is Government serious about achieving its vision? more

[Campaign] Is this your Beauty Secret? | 24 Jul 2014

Imagine receiving a monthly surprise that not only makes you smile but also opens your world to new skincare, makeup and hair products. Thatís the delivery promise from rubybox and what 20 000 South African women have received. more

SES launches new digital TV platform for West Africa | 24 Jul 2014

SES, in cooperation with service provider Computer Warehouse Group (NSE Nigerian Stock Exchange: CWG), today announced the launch of a new digital TV platform for West Africa on SESís ASTRA 2F satellite at 28.2 degrees East. more

The first Durbin-Compliant Debit Card certified by MasterCard | 24 Jul 2014

OTís Cosmo RSA v5, the First Durbin-Compliant Debit Card Certified by MasterCard for the US EMV Migration. Cosmo v5 M/Chipô Multi-Application enables use of two unaffiliated debit networks. more

Mobile is as close as you can get to consumers in South Africa | 24 Jul 2014

Silverstone and the MMA to release 2013 AMPS Mobile Report. According to SAARF's AMPS 2013 data, mobile is as close as you can get to consumers in South Africa. more

Expansion into the Asian e-Commerce Market | 24 Jul 2014

Expansion into the Asian e-Commerce Market challenging despite high growth expectations: NTT Communications Survey. Payment solutionsí identified by global merchants as a key factor for successful expansion into Asia. more