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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