Telecoms Rates, Offers and Coverage
- South Africa’s third mobile operator, Cell C has officially launched its 42 Mbps HSPA+ network in Port Elizabeth, boosting capacity and increasing speeds. Port Elizabeth was the launch city of Cell C's 900MHz HSPA+ services in September 2010, and is now also the first city to receive the upgrade to 42 Mbps HSPA+ capable base stations.
- The three biggest players in South African mobile marketing are hosting the first ever Mobile Media Mindblast on 3 June 2011 in Cape Town. The conference, hosted by Vodacom Mobile Media and MXit, in association with Google will discuss how brands can effectively use mobile media to engage with consumers. Mobile usage in South Africa is amongst the highest in the world, with almost 90% usage. This presents advertisers with a great opportunity to start conversations with their consumers in a space and time that they are most receptive.