Browsing: Advertising Standards Authority

A television advertisement by MWeb that uses the term “mother-buffer” is acceptable, despite its play on an expletive, the Advertising Standards Authority has ruled. This follows a complaint from viewers

Vodacom and Cell C have been at each other’s throats again in front of the Advertising Standards Authority, this time over a claim by Cell C that it was the first to introduce Wi-Fi calling in South Africa. In this instance, the authority

A complaint five years ago by Vodacom against rival Cell C has come back to haunt it. The Advertising Standard Authority of South Africa on Friday found in favour of Cell C in a new complaint, and has ordered that Vodacom stop advertising its network as “4G” on its billboards

The Advertising Standards Authority has rejected consumer complaints against a Cell C ad that features a scruffy dog mounting a man’s leg, ruling that the company can continue flighting it

MTN South Africa has won its latest battle with Cell C at the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), this time after the latter objected to a print advertisement, published in March, in which MTN claimed it was helping “put a dent in unemployment”. The ad, which was published in the

South African Apple distributor Core Group has been ordered by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to withdraw an advertisement in which it claims that Apple iPads are used four times more than other tablet computers. The order followed a complaint lodged