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SWISS now flying with a fully-refurbished Airbus A340 fleet

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) concluded the cabin refurbishment programme for its Airbus A340 aircraft fleet in mid-January. All five fleet members have now been provided with a totally new cabin and inflight entertainment system. As a result, SWISS now offers its passengers internet connectivity on board, throughout its long-haul flight. Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has newly equ... »

LG South Africa

LG relocates South African factory and head office

Given expectations for increased future growth, LG Electronics South Africa is investing in its new offices and factory to position the organisation for a stronger economic contribution. Ribbon-cutting ceremonies are set to take place for both openings in January 2020. President of LG MEA James Lee says, “We are positive about our future in South Africa and opportunities within the wider SADEC reg... »

mtn deals

MTN introduces Bundle Bonanza promotion

New MTN prepaid customers will now receive integrated bundles when they recharge with R20 or more. The R20 recharge will unlock the free benefit of 50MB of data bundles, 50 all-net minutes and 50 free SMSs. This will be available to customers within the first seven days. From day eight every time a prepaid customer buys a voice, data or integrated bundle using the recharge channels, such as *136*2... »

Yodiwo

Yodiwo SA and Cold Tech Marketing ink strategic IoT partnership

Yodiwo South Africa, an end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT), mobile solutions and IoT-as-a-service provider, and Africa representative of Yodiwo AB, creator of the state-of-the-art Yodigram solution for in-store analytics, has formed a strategic partnership with Cold Tech Marketing.  This partnership is set to revolutionise the smart retail sector in South Africa with intelligent IoT platform... »

FNB

Over R12.8 billion sent from eWallet transactions in 6 months

FNB has revealed that consumers have sent over R12.8 billion worth of eWallet funds from 22 million eWallet transactions processed between July and December 2018. This is a 25% year on year increase in the value of funds that consumers have sent via eWallet. In addition, the Bank says its eWallet eXtra mobile bank account is also gaining momentum after amassing over 120 000 customers in less than ... »

Digital Transformation Index

South Africa among the global trailblazers for digital businesses

Companies across the globe are scrambling to understand and implement the benefits of modern digital technologies. Forbes has called this revolution a top business priority, adding that “organizations believe that by 2020, nearly half their revenue will be impacted by digital in some way.” These technologies are not nice-to-have but fundamentally challenge and alter how companies operate. From emp... »

mtn deals

MTN Initiates Major Digital Transformation with Oracle Cloud Applications

South Africa based mobile telecommunications major; MTN has chosen Oracle Cloud Applications to drive one of the largest digital transformations in the global telecom industry across all its core business operations. The implementation will help MTN drive efficiency, scale operations and integration across its local and regional operations. “MTN and Oracle partnered in 2018 to complete the design ... »

Countdown to the rollout of new data regulations

Countdown to the rollout of new data regulations

South Africa has 10 days to go before the amended End User and Subscriber Services Charter (EUSSC) Regulations come into effect on 1 March 2019. Cell C implemented the changes in the Final Regulations published in May before the end of 2018 and customers will have already experienced the benefits of the new enhanced notifications service, the additional rollover facility and data transfer. Additio... »

Axiz announces partnership with DataVoice

Axiz has announced its strategic partnership with DataVoice – a Cisco development partner offering a powerful voice recording solution for Cisco telephony systems. The partnership enables Axiz to increase the value of its Cisco voice solution with a more comprehensive offering and bolster its already strong and diverse Cisco reseller base. DataVoice is an OEM that develops specialised interaction ... »

Samsung plans to replace packaging with environmentally sustainable materials

Samsung goes green with new packaging

Samsung Electronics has rvealed that the company will start taking steps this year to replace plastic packaging materials with paper and other environmentally sustainable elements. From the first half of 2019, the packaging used currently for Samsung’s products and accessories – ranging from mobile phones and tablets to home appliances – will be substituted with environmentally sustainable materia... »

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