Sibongile Mofokeng brings you High-Power: Multifunction Jump Starter. It charges phones, VD cameras etc

SATopShops Sibongile Mofokeng has good news for South Africa. She’s among the first in the country to bring to the local market High-Power: Multifunction Jump Starter. You can describe it as a dynamic and portable power-bank that can jump-start various types of large and small cars and can also power up a variety of DV … Read moreSibongile Mofokeng brings you High-Power: Multifunction Jump Starter. It charges phones, VD cameras etc

Take up of ABSA’s ChatBanking On WhatsApp is picking up

Tech Financials More than 10 000 customers have registered for ABSA’s ChatBanking on WhatsApp service, said the banking group in a statement. The banking group launched ChatBanking on WhatsApp service on 11 July 2018. Absa ChatBanking on WhatsApp is an automated messaging system available to Absa account holders. It allows users to perform simple banking on the … Read moreTake up of ABSA’s ChatBanking On WhatsApp is picking up

Vodacom Signs Up Close To A Million 4G Customers

Tech Financials Close to a million customers have joined Vodacom’s 4G network in the quarter to end-June 2018. “We continue to grow our current 4G data users, adding 739 000 4G customers in the quarter reaching 8.1 million customers,” Vodacom informed investors on Tuesday. The Vodafone-owned mobile phone operator said it had spent R2 billion … Read moreVodacom Signs Up Close To A Million 4G Customers

Vodacom Develops A Smart Citizen App Called My Ekurhuleni App

Tech Financials Vodacom in partnership with the Ekurhuleni Municipality is making use of technology to promote active citizenry communication. Vodacom Business has developed a Smart Citizen App called My Ekurhuleni App. The mobile solution will amongst other matters provide the municipality with a real-time two-way communication engagement platform with citizens to report and resolve service … Read moreVodacom Develops A Smart Citizen App Called My Ekurhuleni App

MTN raise its WhatsApp data bundle price from R10 to R30

SATopShops MTN  is repricing its WhatsApp bundle offering from R10 a gig to R30 as from the 16th of July 2018 but some exception will apply for poorer consumers. MTN said WhatsApp usage on its network has increased by 300% in the past two months after it came up with the R10 per gig offer. This … Read moreMTN raise its WhatsApp data bundle price from R10 to R30

A bigger social media platform could come out of text book trading app, Quillo

Ujuh Reporter After building Quillo -an app that allows students to trade second hand text books- University of Cape Town (UCT) student Tamir Shklaz is thinking about a broader service platform that provides information based value and support for university students across the globe. Established early this year, Quillo connects buyers and sellers of second-hand … Read moreA bigger social media platform could come out of text book trading app, Quillo

South Africa gets its first Cryptocurrency ATM

By: Gugu Lourie  Vendibit, a South African blockchain firm, opened its first commercial cryptocurrency ATM, which is inside the Spar-Northwold in Johannesburg. The move is a first for South Africa, where cryptocurrency regulation is still being formulated by the Reserve Bank and adoption of this innovative currency is gaining traction in Africa.. The cryptocurrency ATM will process … Read moreSouth Africa gets its first Cryptocurrency ATM

Vodacom feeds scramble for mobile money markets in Africa

SATopShops Vodacom reports that it’s become the biggest mobile money operator across the African continent, a significant piece of news that discounts the company’s failure to make the M-Pesa thing work in South Africa. This piece of news feeds into the prevailing scramble for mobile money markets on the African continent by telecoms and banks. … Read moreVodacom feeds scramble for mobile money markets in Africa

Affordable smartphone player, Nuu Mobile, heads to South Africa

G3 Smartphone from Nuu Mobile

SATopShops Nuu Mobile, the maker of affordable smartphones with a cheeky posture, is coming to South Africa and could shake the merging segments of the country’s market. SATopShops is reliably informed that Nuu Mobile will hit the market in the near future via a local distributor who secured a southern African master license from the Hong Kong based global … Read moreAffordable smartphone player, Nuu Mobile, heads to South Africa

Vodacom Ticket bundles gives access to social media platforms at cheaper rates

By: Tech Financials The fight over which mobile phone operator has the best data offering isn’t over. Vodacom, South Africa’s biggest mobile phone operator, announced this week new Social Ticket products, which offers up to four times the amount of data compared to standard bundles and are also priced for the best scenario, offering data bundles … Read moreVodacom Ticket bundles gives access to social media platforms at cheaper rates