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AAM scoops a mobile marketing award with TSOGO Suncoast Casino

At the recent Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) Smarties Awards held in Durban, Always Active Mobile (AAM) and TSOGO Suncoast Casino were honoured with a prestigious award for their livingTSOGO Moments campaign. Toasting South Africa’s best …

How can empathy drive the Mobile Evolution?

Empathy is defined as the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. You won’t find a better starting point when considering mobile ICT (Information and Communications Technology) solutions. Every solution we design, develop …

Rise of the Instant Messengers

While Instant Messaging (IM) for business is not a new concept for AAM (Always Active Mobile), the recent push by Facebook of its Messenger App for business shows just how important IM is becoming for …

Attention Marketers – South African Consumers Love Mobile!

Hot off the press, the MMA SA Mobile Report launched in April 2016 provides fascinating insights into the South African consumer and their love of mobile. For the fourth year running the report, sponsored by …

mStatements deliver financial statements securely in the palm of your hand

Times are tough. Consumers and business are facing growing financial pressures, and balancing budgets is increasingly a juggling act. In uncertain times, unexpected payment delays can have a catastrophic affect on business. Making a late payment …

How USSD and Google Calendar work together to save patients from queuing for health care services

Get Health is an AAT client that provides quality and affordable health care. One of their unique uses of mobile is a USSD channel for patient bookings that integrates into Google Calendar. We share their …

Health care: A star is born

BY 10am the antenatal and postnatal section at Soshanguve Community Health Centre, north of Pretoria, is packed with women — some heavily pregnant, others cradling newborns or shushing toddlers. The women shuffle along a winding …

We Mobile, We Digital, WeChat

Solving problems with the instant messenger WeChat. Solving problems is a beautiful thing. We teach our kids from an early age to “figure it out”. We salivate in anticipation at the next client meeting where …

AAT scoops 2 mobile marketing awards after a year of mobile innovation

At the recent Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) Smarties Awards held in Durban, Always Active Technologies (AAT) and the Independent Media Group (IMG) were honoured with two prestigious awards for their Isolezwe Asidlale USSD campaign. Hosted …

New BrandChat app uses mobile tech to give savvy marketers an advantage

Brand managers and marketing experts know that promotions, including in-store demos and consumer competitions, can be highly effective tools to boost brand visibility, win over new customers and increase engagement with existing customers. They can …