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Shuttleworth’s Ubuntu smartphone is a leap ahead

Nearly 30 000 people contributed to the crowdfunding drive to develop the Ubuntu Edge, a smartphone running the Ubuntu Unity OS. It showed people were hungry for something new. That phone is still in development phase, but until it comes to market, say hallo to the Ubuntu phone.

Mobile money crosses borders with MTN

WhatsApp takes SA mobile phones by storm

WhatsApp could soon be the leading social network on South African mobile phones, with more than half - or 10.6-million - of the country's urban adults now using the instant messaging service, according to researchers World Wide Worx and Fuseware.

Consumer help: Telephones and mobile

How to report a fault, make an account inquiry, lodge a complaint or get other customer service from Telkom, Cell C, MTN or Vodacom.
SA's substance abuse helpline

95% of SA registered with Rica

The number of mobile phone users in South Africa who’ve registered their network connection or sim cards in accordance with the new Regulation of Interception of Communication Act (Rica) has jumped to over 37-million.
South Africa braces for digital TV switch-on

Bid for in-flight mobile phone use

South African Airways, the country’s national carrier, has applied for a lifting on the ban of in-flight mobile phone use on its domestic fleet - but only for phones that support the flight mode.
Rooivalk gets its wings

Microsoft to premiere OneApp in SA

South Africans doing more with mobiles

The mobile habits of South African phone users evolved dramatically over the past year as smartphones, mobile applications, the mobile internet and mobile e-mail entered the mainstream, according to a new study by researchers World Wide Worx.

Cheaper phone rates for SA

This festive season will be lighter on South Africans' pockets as the country's lawmakers put pressure on mobile phone operators to slash interconnection fees by more than half before the end of 2009.

Changes to phone dialling in SA

Changes to phone dialling in SA

All local and national calls from land-lines in South Africa now use 10-digit numbers (seven-digit numbers preceded by area codes), while the dialling prefix for international calls made from South Africa has changed from 09 to 00.


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