WhatsApp for business continues a phenomenal growth trend as they continue to help small businesses and large corporates interact with customers directly in real time
The Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona is a highlight in the mobile and communications industry and we expect plenty of exciting announcements form big brands from around the world
Huawei poised to make a shock announcement at this year's Mobile World Congress by launching a foldable Smartphone ahead of many of its competitors
FNB's popular banking app has now launched the option of making payments with the help fo QR codes to make it easier for South Africans to make instant and quick payments
MTN will finally implement new regulations that affect how mobile data is stored and used on the network to comply with ICASA and Subscriber Service Charter Regulations.
Carrier community will bring together over 900 members across 68 countries to aid in the discussion in the improvement of the telecommunication industry & provide unique networking opportunities
We review nine practical ways recruitment agencies and career coaches can take advantage of bulk SMS to improve their service, retention rates and seal more leads faster than before
We review which trends will take a foothold in 2019, be the anchor points for growth in the industry and how it will change the way we do business.
How calling spam has begun to plague South African consumers, what how you can help curb this practice and how to report companies who use calling spam to get leads
Samsung is wasting no time and has announced that it will be launching its first 5G compatible handset at the start of 2019
We review the launch of MusicTime! MTN's latest streaming music offering designed to service the South African market
Google Launches its new radio-style audio feed that curates news and information with the help of its latest personalised artificial intelligence algorithm.
South African Based telecommunications company MsansiSat plan to bring low-cost broadband to Africa. Here's what you can expect in the near future from these frontrunners.
Take a peek at why text-based marketing should not be overlooked in your business strategy. Research shows that text marketing is a key to success factor!
Cape Town prepares to host one of the biggest communication conferences in Africa this November. Here's all you need to know about AfricaCom 2018!
The talk about 5G technology reaching Africa has been an ongoing discussion. Find out more about how teh continent is preparing for its arrival!
Simplify your banking admin by installing one your preferred Egyptian Bank's Mobile App. Get your banking done with just a few clicks!
MEF18 is approaching soon, and speakers have been announced! Book your ticket now and get to see these industry disrupters live in action!
Learn more about progressive web apps for IO and how these can help your brand stay ahead of the curve.
We explore the evolution of the mobile market over the last 30 years and the milestones that set in motion the rollout of the mobile advertising industry we currently have today
MEF has now put forward a strict code of conduct for application to person messaging providers to ensure ethical practices and the reduction of fraud within the messaging industry
Huawei has been taking the smartphone world by storm with their high-end smartphones costing less than a fraction of the price than more traditional brands. Find out more about their journey.
Today we pay a tribute to World Emoji Day and take a closer look at how this International Language of the Digital Age has come to be. We look and how emojis have evolved and how they are used as a tool to aid education and marketing today.
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If you're planning on entering the app market with your service or product then check out these eight steps you need to use when evaluating when to develop a mobile application for your business.
How law firms and independant lawyers can take advantage of SMS marketing in order to provide a superior service and set them apart from the competition
Losing out on data because you let it run past its use by date has been a pain of many South African consumers, but not for long with new legislation and Trace Mobile looks to take full advantage
We show you how quick, easy and cost-effective it can be to use bulk SMS tools to market your business, your products, you services or your promotions and get more customers coming through the door more often.
We've put together an alternative strategy to broadcast your video messaging with the use of bulk messaging tools like SMS, MMS or Rich Media Messaging like our very own MEMS product
The app market continues to grow as mobile commerce becomes more popular with mobile spending within apps to exceed 100 billion dollars soon, mobile cannot be ignored any longer.
Tips every parent should consider before giving their little one access to a Smartphone and how to restrict their use so they have a healthy relationship with technology
Get ready for shopping as Instagram launches in-app native payment methods for both debit and credit card allowing you to buy goods or book services via the app
Studies show that mobile marketing has begun to drive a series of impulse purchases as well as encouraging new product exploration and price comparisons.
A summary of the investment and projects run by the iTouch foundation over the past year and the milestones hit during that time
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has ruled that South African networks will be required to rollover customers unused data
If you're interested in doing banking on your smartphone then we suggest you check out our review banking apps currently available in South Africa
SMS Chain aims to use blockchain technology in order to create a marketplace for the open trade of SMS and SMS bundles
Mobile World Congress 2018 showcased how mobile is the force behind every emerging innovation. Take a closer look and watch all the highlights from the 2018 edition
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If you're about to travel or planning to travel soon then consider these foreign language apps could help you bridge the language barrier on your next trip
Popular instant messaging platform Telegram is set to release its own cryptocurrency called Telegram Open Network (TON) which is marked to be the biggest ICO in history
Electroneum has used the Mobile World Congress 2018 as the platform for announcing its latest Android and iOS app. This will be the first Smartphone cryptocurrency mining project which uses Smartphones to secure the blockchain
Cryptocurrency project Dent wants to liberate users from standard mobile data packages and allow users to buy, sell and trade data as a community using the Dent data marketplace.
5G connectivity is around the corner and we explore what it means for South Africa and how it will improve the mobile first economy, drive new jobs and opportunities.
We review 10 mobile apps music lovers should not be caught without and how these apps turn their Smartphone into a mobile jukebox
The Mobile World Congress 2018 kicks off at the end of February and we can expect some big announcements from the worlds leading companies in the mobile sector
Google's Chrome browser looks set to get a major update with the introduction of augmented reality for both desktop and mobile devices
WhatsApp for business app is here and it could change the way small business trades are done especially in mobile first landscapes like Africa
Supercharge your Smartphone with these photography apps and turn your photos gallery into a library filled with masterpieces
Sweatcoin is an Android and iOS based app that offers fitness enthusiasts an additional incentive to exercise in exchange for digital currency.
We've been able to communicate using SMS for 25 years now and this simple text message service has revolutionised the way we communicate with one another as well as how businesses communicate & secure data with their customers
We look at 7 apps that allow you to store, receive and send various cryptocurrencies direct from your Smartphone and how to keep your digital currency safe from threats using a hot wallet.
Africalotto has launched Zimbabwe's first national lottery that can be accessed via USSD
Why our enterprise messaging solutions have helped local and international businesses create, send, manage and report on all their bulk messaging activities.
eCommerce will continue to grow in the mobile space and there are tactics you can use to make mobile marketing a core business function
Itouch takes a closer look at the Top 10 most profitable mobile business apps for 2017. Discover who has it made this year.
Waheed Adam, Chairman of iTouch Messaging, describes the challenges facing businesses using A2P SMS and the negative impact fraudulent messaging providers have on the industry, and the work being undertaken by MEF to educate the market.
A case study on how iTouch provided a secure bulk SMS solution for a major South African bank to help them improve their customer communications.
We explore 8 ways sports teams and recreational clubs can use bulk messaging services to improve their communication, sales and marketing and become a fine-tuned machine.
The mobile landscape has opened up a few way of interacting with companies and B2B businesses are no exception as mobile now redefines they way B2B purchases and decisions are made
We take you through five apps that will make managing finances easy. These apps will help make your everyday purchases, banking, investing, saving simpler
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