MTN Introduces New Contracts Bundles Offering Free WhatsApp, DStv Now, Twitter

By: Tech Financials MTN South Africa has introduced Entertainment Pass bundles which offers customers, on select price plans, access to Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, YouTube, Deezer, Simfy Africa, and DStv Now. The promotion is available to customers on MTNChoice Flexi, My MTNChoice Data, MTN Made For Me, MTN Made For Home, My MTN Sky Lite and MTN Made … Read moreMTN Introduces New Contracts Bundles Offering Free WhatsApp, DStv Now, Twitter

Woolworths has launched a new mobile-phone app: What does it do?

By: SATopShops South African retailing giant Woolworths has launched a mobile-phone based application that empowers customers to do a whole lot more with their mobile-phones in the way of informed shopping.  Customers can amongst other things use their mobile phones to scan any Woolworths product, in the shop or in the fridge at home, to … Read moreWoolworths has launched a new mobile-phone app: What does it do?

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

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

Adjustments to Standard Bank’s internet banking: Here what you need to know

SATopShops “Standard Bank has made some adjustments to its online banking platform which has amongst other things moved the login icons and forex rates icons. “In a message to customers Standard Bank said “We’re upgrading our website so you’re going to notice some changes from Thursday evening, 12 April 2018. But don’t worry, your Username … Read moreAdjustments to Standard Bank’s internet banking: Here what you need to know

Uber/Discovery Health partner to deliver Flu Vaccines: How it works?

SATopShops Uber has partnered with Discovery Health to administer a mobile health service in South Africa that delivers Flu Vaccine at the customers’ doorstep. This is part of an initiative called UberWellness from the global ride-hailing giant, Uber. The service was announced in an email to customers that takes advantage of the seasonal change towards … Read moreUber/Discovery Health partner to deliver Flu Vaccines: How it works?