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Mxit chief product officer Vincent Maher has left the social network, where he spearheaded the transition from feature phones to smartphones, and has been named as chief innovation officer at Kagiso Media. Maher, who co-founded Motribe with Nic Haralambous – the business was later sold to Mxit – will look after the development

Former IBM South Africa MD Mark Harris has been named as the new CEO of Kagiso Media. He replaces Murphy Morobe, who stepped down recently. The JSE-listed Kagiso, which owns a range of radio stations, including East Coast Radio, Jacaranda FM and Kaya FM, told shareholders on Wednesday that

The GSMA Association, which represents most of the world’s mobile operators, has opened a permanent office in Nairobi in Kenya. The office, housed at the city’s iHub, will allow the association to work more closely with its members throughout the continent. The move shows a

Broadband access in South Africa has more than doubled in the past two years, as mobile operators slashed the cost of data and network roll-out accelerated. This is revealed in new data contained in the final version of the “Internet Access in South Africa 2012” study, released on Thursday. The study was conducted by

Black-owned investment company Kagiso Media would like to launch both subscription and free-to-air television services but will only do so if the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) crafts digital terrestrial broadcasting regulations to create

Smartphones and ordinary mobile phones have rapidly swelled the number of Internet users in SA in the past year. Consequently, Internet access is finally reaching the mass market in SA. This is the key finding of the Internet Access in SA 2012 study, conducted by World Wide Worx

Global media site and search engine Yahoo launched an SA-specific portal on Tuesday. The site aggregates SA news from the likes of the Daily Maverick, AFP, Association Press and Reuters, and will offer users mailboxes on a domain. The question is why it’s

Internet company Yahoo is coming to SA. It plans to launch an SA news and information portal this month, TechCentral has established. The move would put it in direct competition with Microsoft’s Howzit MSN, which is operated under licence by Kagiso Media