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Jun 23, 2021

Lack of spectrum strangles burgeoning MVNO market

Even though SA’s mobile virtual network operator market is opening up, growth can’t be accelerated without spectrum allocation, says Ignition Telecoms CEO Valde Ferradaz.

Jun 1, 2021

PnP Mobile’s RICA process goes paperless

Pick n Pay makes it possible for PnP Mobile customers to register their SIM cards through a completely paperless process.

Mar 31, 2021

TymeBank reaches 3m customers, 700 retail kiosks

The branchless bank bills itself among the world’s fastest-growing digital banks, on-boarding between 3 000 and 5 000 new customers daily.

Feb 25, 2021

TymeBank to provide ‘buy now, pay later’ credit offerings

After securing a R1.6 billion funding deal, the digital bank is on a business development drive to introduce insurance and credit offerings.

Nov 18, 2020

Pick n Pay, MTN collaborate to launch SA’s newest MVNO

PnP Mobile will run on MTN’s mobile network infrastructure to offer customers prepaid, SIM-based access to services, with data rewards each month.

Nov 16, 2020

Delivery apps Bottles, Checkers Sixty60 scoop BCX digital awards

Rival grocery delivery services Bottles and Checkers Sixty60 were crowned the overall winners of the BCX Digital Innovation Awards.

Oct 20, 2020

Pick n Pay acquires on-demand liquor delivery app Bottles

Since its move to delivering groceries in March, the app has achieved more than 700 000 downloads and has over 350 000 registered users.

Sep 17, 2020

TymeBank in bancassurance deal with Hollard

The digital bank ties up with local insurance giant Hollard to offer customers funeral policy plans without any paperwork needed.

Sep 15, 2020

TymeBank gets R750m lifeline as COVID-19 disrupts plans

African Rainbow Capital injected R750 million in TymeBank in the last financial year ended June, a tough period for the relatively new digital bank.

Aug 31, 2020

Pick n Pay expands cash deposits at till points with Transaction Junction

After a successful roll-out to Pick n Pay stores, Deposit @ Till is now being deployed in a further roll-out to include all Pick n Pay's Boxer outlets.


E-commerce boom leads to delivery services headache

Some shopping sites struggle to meet delivery timelines as they experience between 20% and 50% growth in online sales.

Jul 28, 2020

TymeBank reaches new high, adds fast mode of transaction

The new kid on the banking block now has two million customers − a target reached five months ahead of the bank’s plans.

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