The Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (Waspa) has launched a “Do Not Contact” database that consumers can use to prevent them from receiving unwanted SMS spam.
Any cellular user in South Africa can add or remove their mobile number Read more
In this episode of the podcast, TechCentral is joined by Mannie Tzingakis, technical lead for sub-Saharan Africa at Trend Micro, for a discussion on the trends in the IT security space, especially since the advent of Read more
Apple became the first publicly listed US company with a US$2-trillion stock market value on Wednesday, as Wall Street investors put aside challenges to its iPhone ecosystem in favour of bets it will only prosper more in the post-coronavirus Read more
Oracle’s bid for the US operations of TikTok received the backing of US President Donald Trump, bolstering the software maker’s attempt to derail takeover talks led by rival Microsoft.
“Oracle is a great company,” said Trump during Read more
MultiChoice Group-owned Netflix rival Showmax has launched a Pro version of its service in South Africa, offering the full catalogue of content, plus live-streamed sport.
Showmax Pro costs R449/month (compared to R99/month for the non-sports version), or R225/month for Read more
Thousands of investors in Vodacom Group’s black economic empowerment scheme, YeboYethu, have failed to claim more than R73-million in dividends owing to them.
The unclaimed dividends belong to more than 12 000 YeboYethu shareholders, the telecommunications operator said Read more
MTN Group chief financial officer Ralph Mupita
Ralph Mupita, MTN Group’s chief financial officer, will replace Rob Shuter as the CEO of the telecommunications provider on 1 September.
The move, which was widely anticipated, comes after Shuter said earlier Read more
MultiChoice Group has launched a “dishless” streaming version of DStv. The offering, which works using the DStv Now app or website, doesn’t require customers to buy and install a satellite dish and decoder to watch.
Pricing is the same Read more
The data breach at credit bureau Experian Africa may not be as serious as first feared. The company said late on Wednesday that its investigations show that the compromised data was not used for fraud.
“Our investigations indicate that Read more
Mark Rayner, CEO of MultiChoice South Africa, joins TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod on the podcast to discuss the major announcements made by the pay-television operator on Wednesday, including the launch of the DStv Explora Ultra personal video Read more