Telkom Mobile launches as new high-quality network

By Hanleigh Daniels 19 March 2013

Telkom launches Telkom Mobile, a new network aimed at data hungry users that also make plenty of voice calls. FULL STORY >


Cell C offers 100 GB for R2500

By Staff Writer 29 November 2012

Cell C is at it again, this time launching its 100 GB SIM-only any-time data promotion, just in time for the festive season. The cost? A very decent R2 500 once-off - less than 3c per MB. FULL STORY >


Google and 8ta - free mobile service on the cards

By Staff Writer 13 November 2012

Google and 8ta today announced Free Zone powered by Google, which gives users access to mobile web search and feature-phone-friendly versions of Gmail and Google+ with zero data charges. FULL STORY >


8ta launches first local unlimited voice promotion

By Hanleigh Daniels 25 October 2012

Telkom-owned 8ta launches South Africa's first unlimited voice promotion. FULL STORY >


8ta announces first local Wi-Fi cabs

By Hanleigh Daniels 19 October 2012

8ta announces South Africa's first Wi-Fi-enabled taxi cabs. FULL STORY >


8ta launches its free LTE trial

By Ryan Noik 5 October 2012

8ta has announced that, as of next week, customers will be able to apply to participate in its new LTE trial. FULL STORY >


Startup Knight competition launched for software developers

By Staff Writer 3 October 2012

Do you have an inspirational idea ready to take the software world by storm? Startup Knight is a competition for software-based tech start-ups that are aiming to make it big in the world of business. FULL STORY >


Mobile data - costs for October 2012

By Ryan Noik 4 September 2012

With the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets, and the vast majority of users in South Africa relying on mobile connections to access the internet, for many, data usage has become even more important than voice or SMS services. FULL STORY >


8ta announces new prepaid offer

By Staff Writer 6 August 2012

8ta unveils its new 8ta More offer for prepaid subscribers. FULL STORY >


Google launches free web-to-cell SMS service

By Ryan Noik 15 March 2012

Google has launched its Gmail SMS Chat service in South Africa, which enables Gmail users on a PC to chat with mobile phone users via SMS, for free. FULL STORY >


8.ta unveils new aggressively priced data package

By Hanleigh Daniels 18 August 2011

South Africa's fourth mobile network operator, Telkom-owned 8ta, reveals yet another new mobile pre-paid broadband offer, fanning the mobile data wars fire. FULL STORY >


MWEB rolls out new ADSL and 3G bundles

By Johan Keyter 4 July 2011

MWEB launches a new offensive in the local internet bidding war, now offering dual ADSL and 3G bundles to customers. FULL STORY >


8ta launches affordable new data offer

By Staff Writer 23 June 2011

Mobile provider 8ta launches surprisingly affordable new data bundles to help get mobile South Africans online. FULL STORY >


Nashua Mobile adds 8ta services to its portfolio

By Staff Writer 12 May 2011

The Reunert group's independent telecommunications service provider Nashua Mobile, is now also offering 8ta's cellular services and products to its subscribers. FULL STORY >


You too can connect

By Hanleigh Daniels 6 April 2011

TechSmart takes a look at cellular networks mobile connectivity options and prepaid data rates. FULL STORY >

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