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Total number of mobile phone users hit nearly 5.3 billion
Total number of mobile phone users hit nearly 5.3 billion

The number of people using mobile phones hit nearly 5.3 billion in July or 67% of the world's population...

2 Sep 2021

SOUTH AFRICA

How mobile technology is driving sales in physical retail stores
How mobile technology is driving sales in physical retail stores

Retail sector investment into mobile apps and platforms has been accelerated by the global pandemic...

By Leon Coetzer 10 Jul 2020

GLOBAL

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Mobile games generates $49bn in revenue in 2019

In 2019, the mobile gaming industry generated around 60% of the worldwide video games revenue...

31 Dec 2019

GLOBAL

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SA's VMLY&R wins Silver at 2019 Epica Awards

The 2019 Epica Awards winners have been announced with South Africa's VMLY&R's "Don't Tell Me What To Do" campaign for Edgars winning Silver in the Branded Content - Music Video category...

22 Nov 2019

GLOBAL

#EpicaAwards2019: Day three results
#EpicaAwards2019: Day three results

Three days of Epica jury proceedings in Amsterdam have come to an end...

21 Nov 2019

GLOBAL

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Mobile leads clicks, not conversions - finds new AccuraCast research

Digital marketing agency AccuraCast's new research indicates that while advertising on mobile may lead to more clicks, it still falls behind when it comes to conversion...

25 Sep 2019

GLOBAL

Report shows average of 800 hours spent using mobile internet this year
Report shows average of 800 hours spent using mobile internet this year

An average of 800 hours will be spent using mobile internet this year - that's equivalent to 33 days without sleep or pause, according to Zenith's Media Consumption Forecasts...

5 Jul 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

BBM Messenger's Adam Pattison on chat, dark social and the new mobile economy
BBM Messenger's Adam Pattison on chat, dark social and the new mobile economy

On his visit to South Africa for the MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) Forum in Johannesburg on 2 November and Mobile Monday in Cape Town on 6 November, Adam Pattison, vice president, Americas & EMEA at BBM Messenger, shared insights into chat or...

Jessica TennantBy Jessica Tennant 20 Nov 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Why social media sentiment matters, according to UK mobile study
Why social media sentiment matters, according to UK mobile study

Three UK has topped a sentiment analysis of UK mobile networks conducted by opinion mining company BrandsEye...

12 Oct 2017

UNITED KINGDOM

App advertising to exceed $44bn by 2020
App advertising to exceed $44bn by 2020

Latest data from Juniper Research indicates that app advertising, using context and location targeting, could rise from an estimated $13bn last year to over $44bn by 2020...

17 Mar 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

Research indicates the EU legislation will affect operator-billed mobile roaming revenues
Research indicates the EU legislation will affect operator-billed mobile roaming revenues

A new study from UK-based Juniper Research indicates that operator-billed mobile roaming revenues are expected to experience a marked decline in 2017, as new EU regulations come into force...

15 Dec 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Microfinance providers, mobile carriers drive financial inclusion for the unbanked
Microfinance providers, mobile carriers drive financial inclusion for the unbanked

Mobile microfinance is liberating many of the world's poor, as service providers successfully facilitate financial inclusion...

26 Nov 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

UK tabloid ex-deputy cleared over phone-hacking
UK tabloid ex-deputy cleared over phone-hacking

LONDON, UK: The former deputy editor of Britain's News of the World tabloid, which media tycoon Rupert Murdoch closed down four years ago over phone-hacking, was on Wednesday cleared of involvement in the practice...

2 Jul 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

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Wi-Fi to carry up to 60% of mobile data traffic by 2019

UNITED KINGDOM: Juniper Research has released a report that indicates that Wi-Fi networks will carry almost 60% of smartphone and tablet data traffic by 2019...

18 Jun 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

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Majority of mobile data traffic to offload to Wi-Fi networks by 2019

According to Juniper Research, UK, the forecast is that mobile data traffic, generated by smartphones, feature phones and tablets, will approach almost 197,000 PB (Petabytes) by 2019...

20 May 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

The future of mobile exam preparation, Q&A with George Burgess
The future of mobile exam preparation, Q&A with George Burgess

Inspired by the global mindset of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs while at Stanford, Burgess explains what Gojimo means for the industry, and why SA...

Jessica TennantBy Jessica Taylor 2 Apr 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

MEF identifies 10 key mobile trends for 2015
MEF identifies 10 key mobile trends for 2015

LONDON, UK: MEF, the global community for mobile content and commerce, looks at the year ahead to predict the ten key mobile trends that will shape the global mobile landscape in 2015...

8 Jan 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

UK mobile operator EE says in talks with BT
UK mobile operator EE says in talks with BT

LONDON, UK: EE confirmed Wednesday that it has held "exploratory" discussions over a possible sale of its mobile business to BT Group...

27 Nov 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Data-only Apple SIM gets a voice with Roamer
Data-only Apple SIM gets a voice with Roamer

LONDON: Apple customers can make and receive phone calls with their regular phone numbers, whilst using new data-only Apple SIM, with the new Roamer app.

23 Oct 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling is calling for jail sentences to be increased by up to two years for online harassment or threats of violence. Image: Wikipedia
UK internet trolls may be jailed for two years

LONDON, UK: People found guilty of internet "trolling" in Britain could be jailed for up to two years under government proposals, following a number of high-profile cases of abusive and threatening behaviour on Twitter.

20 Oct 2014



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