Here’s a list of South Africa’s Top 10 Twitterers

Here’s a list of South Africa’s Top 10 Twitterers

Bruce Attridge tops the list of South Africa’s top 10 Twitterers by number of followers, as at the 8th of April 2012. The list, compiled from Twitter Counter, has a good mix of personalities.

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Value of a smartphone goes up another notch with PayPal Here™

PayPal mobile payment solution, the world’s first of its kind, is Here™.

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2012 State of the Nation Address (#SONA) had a gr8 theme, but that’s where the first part of it ended

When I heard that the theme for the 2012 SONA is “The Knowledge Economy and Development Opportunities”, I was naturally excited by the first part thereof. Suffice to say I was highly disappointed when the moment of truth arrived at 19H00 (South African time) on the 9th of February 2012, when JZ took the podium. Alas, there was zilch mention of the theme in his speech!

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Mobile data usage to ramp up in South Africa in 2012… with provisos

Dearth of South African mobile market statistics is fast becoming a thing of the past, as this post will show with abundant quotation of sources that offer rich insights. All signs are pointing in the right direction for this market, but there are things that need to be done to increase the momentum.

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Are digital music downloads a better deal for artists?

DJ Cleo has become the king of digital downloads in South Africa, topping this alternative channel’s charts for the last 3 years. Key questions is whether Cleo makes more money than other artists due to inclusion of this channel in his overall sales strategy?

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Pressure on South African mobile broadband prices is not showing signs of easing

When Cell C launched the first ever mobile data specials in Mzansi with their 2gig and 5gig bundles in October 2010, this brought down the cost per MB to as low as 5 cents for both contract and prepaid customers. I predicted at that stage that this marked the start of downward trend in data prices, and so far I have been proved right.

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