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Effective Measure Expands to Meet Growing Demand for Digital Insights

Effective Measure, the leading provider of digital media planning solutions in emerging markets, today announced the addition of Statistical Analyst, Ryan Harris and Account Manager, Carl Davis to Effective Measure – in response to the growing demand for further insights into the online population. Effective Measure CEO, Scott Julian, said, “Ryan and Carl’s appointment reinforces Read more…

2011 MyBroadband Conference raises the bar

The seventh annual MyBroadband Conference (http://www.mybb2011.co.za), held at Vodacom World in Midrand, was a resounding success attracting over 1,000 delegates. The conference attracted speakers from all the top telecommunications players in South Africa. The conference program read like a who’s who in the local broadband space with CEOs and CTOs from all the prominent broadband Read more…

iAfrica.com Gets Fresh For Spring

One of South Africa’s largest and most-loved portal’s iafrica.com has completed a brand new refresh of its own just in time for Spring. The portal, which is part of Primedia Online, is a South African institution and has been in existence for over 10 years, also boasting a very strong international readership. “Web design has Read more…

Facebook apps now available on mobile phones

Those who use Facebook on their mobile phones have come a step closer to enjoying the same experience as desktop users, with apps now being available directly through mobile browsers. “The apps are a big part of what makes Facebook so engaging,” says Wayne Bischoff, MD Habari Media, Facebook’s local sales partner. “Whether it’s tracing Read more…

Ad Dynamo secures Glam Media Partnership

Ad Dynamo is pleased to announce the partnership with Glam Media International as their premium partner for South African inventory. Glam Media International is the 14th largest online destination worldwide and No.1 in the lifestyle category. Senior Director at Glam Media International, Julieta comments, “Glam Media International is very excited to be able to offer Read more…

Mining Weekly launches international edition for iPad

South Africa-based print and online publisher Creamer Media has launched a new international edition of Mining Weekly for the iPad. Creamer Media CEO Kenneth Creamer says the international edition consists of a weekly roundup of the most newsworthy articles published on miningweekly.com. “Over the past two years we have published separate email editions of miningweekly.com Read more…

International judges confirmed for 2011 Bookmarks

The Bookmarks, South Africa’s foremost digital awards and an initiative of the Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA), have announced the two international judges who will lead the 2011 judging panel.  They are Teresa Clarke from Africa.com and Antti Kupila, the Technical Director at Sid Lee in Amsterdam.  The expertise of Clarke and Kupila will Read more…

Bookmarks entry deadline extended until 21 October

 The Bookmarks committee has announced that they will be extending the awards entry deadline by one week.  Originally set for tomorrow, 15th October, the entries will now close on Friday 21st October. “We have responded to industry demand and extended the entry deadline by a week,” said Nikki Cockcroft, Bookmarks Chairperson and DMMA Chair.  Read more…

Bookmarks announces local judging panel

The Bookmarks, the premier digital industry awards initiated by the Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA), have announced their judging panel for the 2011 awards. Says Nikki Cockcroft, Chairperson of the Bookmarks and Chair of the DMMA: “With the change to the category system and the shift towards one set of awards that services both Read more…

Piggs Peak loses court gamble

Swaziland-based Casino Enterprises has lost its bid to have its operations declared legal in SA, in a landmark judgement handed down in the Bloemfontein Supreme Court of Appeals. The ruling settles once and for all the question of where online gambling takes place, and could have consequences for other online transactions. Online gambling may still Read more…

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