Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

PoPI regulations: Don’t kill the goose that lays the golden eggs

David Dickens, CEO, Direct Marketing Association of South Africa (DMASA)

By David Dickens THE promulgation of the regulations mandated by PoPI are extremely important because they will in effect indicate what companies need to do to comply with the Act. Unfortunately, the current draft regulations have the potential to damage the direct marketing industry quite significantly. The DMASA has made a submission to the Information […]

Millions up for grabs in 2018 MTN8

MTN8 trophy

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MORE than R22 million will be one in this year’s edition of the MTN8, one of South Africa’s most exciting football tournaments. The tournament has been launched in Johannesburg with a call to football supporters to bring passion to the stadiums. Winners of the eight-team tournament will bank […]

High taxes on mobile hampering DRC economic growth

taxes

from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – EXORBITANT mobile sector-specific taxation is hindering mobile adoption and potential gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This is according to the Global System for Mobile Communications (commonly known as GSMA), which has called on the government to initiate […]

MTN Nigeria first telco to adopt Nokia solution

MTN Nigeria

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – MTN Nigeria has intensified its drive to improve the overall experience for its 52 million customers following the adoption of Nokia’s Customer Experience Management (CEM) solution. The solution is said to help service providers operate more efficiently and enable them to seize new business opportunities […]

Vodacom View+ connects passionate fans to soccer

aizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – VODACOM is offering customers the opportunity to live stream the inaugural Shell Helix Ultra Cup between South African football giants Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns on Saturday. The highly-anticipated soccer match kicks off at FNB Stadium west of Johannesburg at 15h00. Vodacom’s View+ platform has been granted exclusive rights to […]

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