Mobile Networks Continue to Exploit Clients Under ICASA’s Watch

In 2019, after many years of complaining about disappearing airtime, mobile network subscribers were relieved when the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) implemented new regulations that prevented mobile network operators from automatically deducting airtime when users ran out of data. After this, one would expect mobile networks to learn what constitutes fair/unfair business practices and ensure that all their new products are in line with the princ... Read more »
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By Staff Writer On Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Airtime Still not Fully Protected by ICASA Data Regulations

Earlier this year, following years of complaints by mobile network subscribers about unfair billing practices, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) promulgated new data regulations, ... Read more »
By Cindy Trillo On Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

The Latest Technologies Aimed At Revamping Highways and Roads, Thereby Improving Road Safety

14,000 people die annually in South Africa due to road accidents according to data from Road Traffic Management Corporation. According to the Automobile Association of South Africa, the trend is worsening despi... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

No More Disappearing Airtime as ICASA Data Regulations Come into Effect

For a long time mobile network subscribers have been complaining about unexplained disappearance of their airtime. This is likely to come to an end this week as the new regulations by the Independent Communicat... Read more »
By Nelly Mkhize On Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Protecting Your College Work from IT Disasters

Students spend a huge amount of time writing essays, reports, dissertations, and other written work. It is a big part of many academic courses, so no student wants to boot up their computer to discover their es... Read more »
By Andile Dlamini On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Rooting Your Android Phone Can Reduce Airtime and Data Usage

The social media pages of mobile networks are usually inundated with posts from disgruntled subscribers expressing their dissatisfaction with certain services. One of the most common complaints is that of myste... Read more »
By Amy Grunewald On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

How to Buy a Good Bluetooth Speaker

Whether you want a speaker indoor use, outdoor entertainment, or travelling, Bluetooth speakers are becoming the best option for modern music lovers. However, if you want to get the best out of a Bluetooth spea... Read more »
By Mvusi Ngubane On Sunday, November 13th, 2016

Rumor: Apple Plans Update for iPhone X and New iPad Screens

Online reports suggest Apple Inc. is preparing to release an impressive range of handsets in 2017. Among these gadgets is the highly speculated, next edition iPhone — thought to be the iPhone 8 or iPhone ... Read more »
By Brent On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Mobile Gambling Taking The World by Storm

Gone are the days where switching on your computer was the only means of accessing the internet. With the rapid advancement of technology occurring on a daily basis, many people are now turning to mobile device... Read more »
By Alex Saunders On Saturday, March 21st, 2015

South African Start-Ups to Watch Out For!

There are few African countries today that come close to the technological development that is currently being seen and experienced in South Africa. The country has long been a bastion of development in the sou... Read more »