Showing posts with category "mobile"

Best and worst mobile networks in South Africa

MyBroadband Insights has published the Q3 2021 Mobile Network Quality Report, showing the best and worst mobile networks in South Africa.

October 11, 2021
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Mobile

3 changes planned for WhatsApp

A number of new features are currently in the works for messaging service WhatsApp, according to the official WhatsApp official blog and insider website WABetaInfo.

October 5, 2021
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Mobile

Facebook blames outage on network configuration change

Facebook Inc blamed a global service outage that kept its social media apps offline for much of Monday on a problem with its network configuration, adding that it found no evidence that user data was compromised during the downtime.

October 5, 2021
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Mobile

Facebook and WhatsApp users report global outages

Facebook Inc users around the world reported they were unable to access its family of social-media apps, including the main social network, photo-sharing app Instagram and messaging service WhatsApp.

October 4, 2021
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Mobile

This type of crime is on the rise again in South Africa – causing a double blow for victims

Mobile phone snatching is on the rise in South Africa, and it’s not just the phone, but all your personal data stored on it that criminals want.

October 1, 2021
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Mobile

Apple launches iPhone 13 with camera, chip and screen upgrades

Apple Inc unveiled a new iPhone 13 at a wide-ranging product event Tuesday, looking to entice consumers with improvements to the camera and processor in lieu of major design changes.

September 14, 2021
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Mobile

Virgin Mobile to cease trading in South Africa from the end of November

Virgin Mobile South Africa will cease trading from the end of November, the group’s chief executive officer, Zak van de Merwe has said.

September 3, 2021
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Mobile

MTN, Vodacom in race to settle spectrum dispute

South African telecommunication companies are trying to settle a wireless spectrum auction dispute with the industry regulator out of court to avoid a prolonged legal battle.

September 3, 2021
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Mobile

Uber expands to 21 more towns and cities in South Africa

Riding sharing app Uber says it will expand to 21 smaller cities and towns across South Africa, taking its service to 40 cities in total.

August 18, 2021
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Mobile

Sanlam and MTN announce insurtech alliance

Sanlam and MTN Group on Thursday (12 August) announced a strategic alliance to distribute Sanlam Group insurance and investment products across Africa, further developing MTN’s mobile financial services business.

August 12, 2021
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Mobile

Data-hungry consumers fuel MTN South Africa’s strong subscriber growth

Mobile operator MTN on Thursday (12 August) reported a 10% drop in headline earnings per share to 387 cents for the six months ended June 2021.

August 12, 2021
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Mobile

What to expect from the next iPhone lineup

Apple Inc’s next iPhone lineup will get at least three major new camera and video-recording features, which the company is betting will be key enticements to upgrade from earlier models.

August 10, 2021
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Mobile