Cellfind and Cell C partner to deliver a mobile application that allows subscribers access to emergency services.
TeleCommunication will combine its strength in developing and implementing location-based services technology with Cellfind's strength in developing location apps.
The provider will be suspended if found guilty of sending spam again in the next few months.
Labelled by many technology futurists as the 'next digital frontier', location-based services are starting to have an impact on various industries with wide-ranging applications.
The consumer protection body warns that a repeat offence from CellFind could see the issue being referred to authorities for criminal sanctions.
Despite widespread revenue decline, SMS has a long life ahead of it in the world of application-to-person services.
Subdued awareness makes businesses vulnerable to mobile security threats, amid a landscape of mobile device theft and a spike in malware.
The absence of a national opt-out database means steps taken by wireless application service providers to stop unwanted messages are fruitless.
The operator proposes a fee of 11c for A2P SMS traffic following a change in the way commercial SMSes are sent.
A new mobile service turns cellphones into panic buttons that connect directly to ER24 in the event of an emergency.
The service is powered by technology from Cellfind, a subsidiary of Blue Label Telecoms.
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