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WhatsApp notches up 2bn users

The Facebook-owned messaging platform now supports more than two billion users around the world.

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2020 could mark final death of once-iconic BlackBerry

Chances of another revival of BlackBerry are almost zero, after its manufacturer TCL Communication announced it will stop selling the mobile phone brand.

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Dec 5, 2019

For R199, you can renew your car licence over WhatsApp

Infobip has enabled ChatFin’s ChatBack platform, offering South African motorists the option of renewing their car licence over WhatsApp.

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Dec 5, 2019

Makro debuts instant customer care via WhatsApp

The retail giant partners with global customer engagement company Clickatell to bring a chat commerce solution to clients.

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Telecoms entrepreneur encourages infrastructure-sharing

Africa’s appetite for cost-efficient access and over-the-top services presents unique business opportunities, says Gateway Communications founder Peter Gbedemah.

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Oct 2, 2019

SA among nations with poor voice app experience

Opensignal finds the true state of voice app experience of smartphone users in Africa is either poor or very poor.

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Aug 15, 2019

Supersonic keeps customer interaction simple too

MTN’s Internet service provider is offering fibre to its clients along with a simple service via WhatsApp.

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Jul 23, 2019

WhatsApp comes to KaiOS-powered feature phones

Most smart feature phones powered by KaiOS will have WhatsApp preinstalled on shipment.

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Jul 4, 2019

Facebook services restored

Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook are up and running again after the social media giant resolved the technical glitch that caused the outage yesterday.

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Jul 3, 2019

Facebook apps hit by downtime

Some users were unable to access Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp on Wednesday evening.

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Jun 13, 2019

WhatsApp threatens bulk messaging abusers

The move is instigated by the emergence of a raft of companies bypassing usage restrictions to advertise products.

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May 31, 2019

R20m funding injection for GovChat

The government citizen engagement platform plans to boost operations, following a R20 million investment from Capital Appreciation.

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