Volkswagen launches new customer app
The experience of owning a Volkswagen vehicle has just been made easier with the launch of the My VW Customer App. With the My VW App, owners will be able to have all their vehicle data and information available to them at the click of a button. “The My... Read more
Many still don’t have access to internet
Unless SADC countries increase access to the internet and reliable broadband for their citizens, it will be difficult for the region to embrace the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution. This is one of the issues being discussed at a meeting of Ministers of Communications and ICT underway in Durban. Communications... Read more
Cost of data services comes under spotlight
The Competition Commission will conduct a market inquiry into data services in South Africa which will include all the relevant players who contribute to or influence prices of data services in South Africa. The commission says that the purpose of a market inquiry is to examine the features or... Read more
Comparing apples with apples – the price of iPhone repairs in South Africa
Apple Doctor, national specialised Apple mobile device repair company has recently embarked on an aggressive strategy to bring down the prices of iPhone repairs in South Africa. Sean Joffe and James Winter, co-founders of Apple Doctor, began this journey in October last year when they realised how many consumers... Read more
Get free fibre for three months on C-Fibre
Cell C has reintroduced its fibre-to-the-home promotional offer, giving new customers three months of free C-Fibre access to kick start their high-speed Internet journey. Until 30 September 2017, new customers signing up for C-Fibre packages available on several of South Africa’s top fibre networks, will be eligible for the... Read more
Minister Dlodlo meets broadcasters on digital migration
Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo will today meet broadcasters following the June 8 court ruling on digital migration. The meeting will be held with broadcasters SABC (South African Broadcasting Corporation), Etv, StarSat and other stakeholders in the digital terrestrial television (DTT) programme. The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) on... Read more
Cell C extends fibre-to-the-home footprint
Cell C is pleased to announce that it has extended its commercial Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) offering across the major open access fibre networks, with additional network agreements underway. “Customers that are in areas covered by Openserve can now join those already covered by Frogfoot, Mitsol and Vumatel and experience C-Fibre’s... Read more
Don’t write Generation Z’s ideas in chalk
You’ve heard it before: bookstores are shrinking; magazine sales are plummeting. E-readers and video are more prolific and accessible than ice in the freezer. The important question is, why? It’s not as simple as ‘digital is everything’. There’s a second element at play that’s at the core of the... Read more
Solutions for affordable data prices
The Internet for All initiative will look at how South Africans can access the internet with affordable data prices, says Telecommunication and Postal Services Deputy Director General Tinyoko Ngobeni. Addressing the Internet for All initiative in Soweto on Tuesday, Ngobeni said government was concerned about the high data prices.... Read more
How digital killed the TV star
It’s official: digital advertising has overtaken TV advertising revenue (IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report, 2016). As a medium, digital advertising has grown at super-sonic speed. Here’s what the latest statistics reveal: Meet ‘Digital Audio’. For the first time (ever), Digital Audio has its own category and includes online radio... Read more