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With a touch of a few buttons on their cellphones, learners in South Africa now have access to tutors through the Tuta-Me app. Melissa Javan More...
South Africa is the second country in the world to introduce Mama, a mobile information service that improves the health care knowledge of pregnant women and new mothers.
South African cellular operator Vodacom has launched three new "speaking phones" to make cellular communication accessible to customers who are blind or partially sighted. Users do not have to pay extra for the text-to-speech software, as it is subsidised by the company.
South African cellular company Vodacom is spending US$700-million (about R5.6-billion) to acquire Gateway Telecommunications, Africa's largest independent provider of interconnection via satellite and terrestrial infrastructure - giving it an instant foothold in lucrative markets like Nigeria.
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Amid debate on growing cellphone usage in schools, South Africa's Meraka Institute is piloting a project that makes use of innovative applications to turn the handheld devices into instruments of learning.
South Africans are extremely happy with their cellular service providers and the effect of cellphones on their lives, independent research has found. Digital guru Arthur Goldstuck expects the cellular market - currently at about 18.5-million users - to reach the landmark 50% of SA's population "within a year".
A huge blow has been struck against cellphone theft in South Africa with the signing of an agreement between the country's cellular service providers, Business Against Crime and the SA Police Service that will render all reported stolen cellphones useless.