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Vodacom and City of Joburg Xenophobia USSD Service

As a mobile technology provider to Vodacom we are really proud to have been involved in the technical development of this service. We accepted the challenge immediately (of course we would!) and a core team …

Google’s Mobile Friendly Update

So, the 21st April has come and gone and “Mobilegeddon” has been unleashed on the digital world. A lot has been written about this update to the Google search algorithm accompanied by a lot of …

AAT to Workshop at the IMC Conference in Durban

On Tuesday 24 March 2015, AAT will be hosting a WorkShop at the IMC (Integrated Marketing Conference) in Durban. It will be facilitated by Alan Haarhoff and the topic is: “Future of Mobile Marketing Promotions: The Omni-channel …

Give Life Projects use USSD to promote Taxi Safety

Thirty-two-year old Brian Mbambo and twenty eight-year-old Zethembiso Msomi are entrepreneurs from Durban running a non-profit organisation (NPO) called Give Life Projects. Their aim is to make commuting in Taxis safer, and we are proud …

Consumer Protection: The Future of Mobile Prize Promotions

The below is an excerpt from an article written for the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) by Alan Haarhoff. For the full article, please click here. Excerpt: Data Management with Omni-Channel Consumers The opportunity is here …

info4africa embraces Omnichannel mobile user experience

With an increased focus on placing vital health provider information into the hands of every South African, Always Active Technologies (AAT) have launched a Mxit App for national service provider network info4africa to complement their …

Top 10 Mobile Phones on the Vodacom Network

These stats are from November 2014, and they show us the top 10 handsets (mobile phones) on the Vodacom network. By my calculations they represent roughly 25% of Vodacom’s user base. Note that these are …

info4africa and Always Active release health information App

National referral network, info4africa, releases mobile database App, in collaboration with Always Active Technologies (AAT) and Geekulcha. info4africa, the national health and wellbeing referral network, has added an Android App to their bouquet of services, …

DURBAN DIGITAL DINNER: Driving Digital Thought Leadership

DigitalDinner, an offshoot of the highly successful DurbanDigitalDay, will be hosting a networking and thought-sharing function at The Breakers Resort Conference Venue, Umhlanga Rocks, on the evening of Thursday 11 September 2014 an 18h00. With …

Location based marketing: enabling technologies and winning strategies

For the 4th consecutive year, TomTom Africa (previously known as mapIT) are organizing yet another event in Durban, in partnership with yours truly as well as Afriadd, Airports Company of South Africa and Just Park. …