Showing posts with category "mobile"

MTN appoints MD for Supersonic as it takes aim at residential market

MTN SA has appointed Michele Gamberini as its new chief technology and information officer effective 1 February 2022. The company also announced the appointment of Megan Nicholas to managing director for MTN Supersonic, the network provider’s fibre and broadband internet service provider, effective 01 January 2022.

January 12, 2022
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mobile

4 changes planned for WhatsApp – including new alerts and group chat functionality

Several new features are currently in the works for Meta-owned messaging service WhatsApp, according to the official WhatsApp official blog and insider website WABetaInfo.

January 10, 2022
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mobile

Telkom deals blow to Ramaphosa’s reform plans

Telkom SA SOC Ltd’s attempt to prevent South Africa’s long-awaited release of additional broadband spectrum risks stalling the momentum of president Cyril Ramaphosa’s economic reform agenda.

January 6, 2022
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mobile

End of an era for iconic BlackBerry

BlackBerry devices running the original operating system and services will no longer be supported after 4 January, marking the end of an era for the storied device that catapulted work into the mobile era.

January 4, 2022
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mobile

Changes for WhatsApp – including voice note previews and updated privacy settings

Meta-owned messaging service WhatsApp has announced changes to its voice notes feature, allowing users to preview voice messages before sending them.

December 15, 2021
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mobile

3 changes coming to WhatsApp – including new disappearing messages

Meta-owned messaging service WhatsApp has announced changes to disappearing messages, giving users more options around how long a message can be viewed.

December 7, 2021
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mobile

Samsung to reorganise consumer business

Samsung Electronics Co is combining two of its three business divisions and appointing new leaders to replace its three co-chief executive officers in its biggest management shakeup since 2017.

December 7, 2021
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mobile

Uber adds bookings via WhatsApp

Uber Technologies Inc and Meta Platforms Inc’s WhatsApp have rolled out ride booking via the messenger service in India, a first for the U.S. ride-hailing giant and an expansion of WhatsApp’s capabilities in the country.

December 2, 2021
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mobile

Chip shortages wallop Xiaomi phone sales

Xiaomi Corp recorded its slowest pace of quarterly sales growth since early 2020 after supply chain mayhem choked off the flow of vital components and rivals like Apple Inc eroded its market share.

November 24, 2021
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mobile

MTN Group exits operation in Yemen

MTN Group says it has exited its operation in Yemen in a transaction that furthers the delivery of its Ambition 2025 strategy and is in line with its intention – announced in August 2020 – to leave the Middle East.

November 18, 2021
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mobile

Vodacom vs MTN vs Telkom vs Cell C – how much money mobile networks make per subscriber in South Africa

South Africa’s major mobile networks have published their financial data for the most recent financial reporting period – revealing how much money they make per subscriber.

November 17, 2021
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mobile

Vodacom targets diverse revenue streams amid dip in interim earnings

Vodacom Group on Monday published its interim results for the six months ended September 2021, showing a decline in operating profit, while service revenue was flat over the period.

November 15, 2021
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mobile