Mobile telecom’s “Robin Hood” is at it again

I awarded Cell C a virtual Mobile Consumer Champion medal for their introduction of mobile data price war in late 2010, and I am being proven right again. Telecom’s “Robin Hood” has introduced what is billed as the first-ever most competitive prepaid voice rate of 99 cents per minute; with per second billing from the first second, anytime and regardless of mobile number called.

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Blackberry rules South Africa’s Twitterland with 2 in every 5 mentions

Blackberry leads in tweeting 50 well-known South African brands. This device was the source of more than 40% of the 525 000 archived tweets. This insight is in line with World Wide Worx’s latest report that shows Internet penetration in South Africa has grown by more than 25%, predominantly due to increased smartphone market share.

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Can social media and reverse psychology be bedfellows?

I cannot not help but wonder whether some form of reverse psychology would work on employees with access to company computers and Internet, where they are actively encouraged to be on social networks, with the proviso that some of the time is used for work-related activities.

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