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Jun 25, 2014

Using SMS to complement business calls

SMSes are often read within five minutes of being received, and are short and less invasive than a phone call, says Dr Pieter Streicher, MD of

Apr 7, 2014

SMS interconnect agreements

SMS interconnect rates is a complex issue that requires understanding on technical and conceptual levels, says Dr Pieter Streicher of

Feb 10, 2014

Key mobile moves in 2014

The double opt-in system is designed to reduce the possibility of consumers inadvertently signing up for mobile services, says Dr Pieter Streicher, MD of

Aug 6, 2013

ABCs of A2P SMS messaging

All messages that do not originate from a valid mobile device with a valid SIM card are regarded as A2P messages, says Dr Pieter Streicher, MD of

Sep 20, 2012

Drop in mobile content unsubscribe requests

Unsubscribe requests forwarded to WASPA have declined 70% since Vodacom introduced its double opt-in system, says Pieter Streicher, MD of

Aug 12, 2011

Veteran technology shows its longevity

The SMS is approaching its 20th birthday and has stood the test of time, says Dr Pieter Streicher, MD of

May 25, 2011

Clamping down on electronic communication

Governments in trouble attempt to tighten control over social media and SMS, says Dr Pieter Streicher, MD of


Taking the next steps with mobile marketing

SMS shortcode campaigns are effective in transforming a static channel into the start of an immediate conversation with the customer, says Dr Pieter Streicher, MD at

Nov 17, 2010

Protecting children in digital age

Parents must educate themselves to understand the opportunities and dangers associated with digital technology, says Dr Pieter Streicher, MD of

Aug 11, 2010

With technology comes responsibility

The spread of mass panic through SMS is unnecessary, says Dr Pieter Streicher, MD of

Dec 15, 2005

New cellphone laws will benefit industry

New laws are about to be introduced which place the onus on telecommunication service providers to obtain and keep information on their clients, which will greatly benefit the wireless and online retail industries.

Dr Pieter Streicher
MD of BulkSMS.

Dr Pieter Streicher holds a PhD in engineering, is the MD of BulkSMS, and a member of WASPA.