MTN has been told off by the Advertising Standards Committee following complaints lodged against a major promotion and competition celebrating its 15th birthday. Hopefully the ruling will serve to deter unscrupulous cellular providers from taking consumers for a ride with ludicrously priced competitions. MTN, instead of celebrating 15 years in existence, just underscored how far it is removed from consumers, and how little they offer us to celebrate.
Vodacom Mobile Media has launched the Vodacom Mobile Advertising (MAD) Challenge, specifically designed to educate, inform and entertain advertising and media agencies about the power of mobile advertising through interaction with mobile platforms and services.
Decrypted, unredacted 590 page report on the South African banking industry.
Volkswagen SA recently announced that they would cease sales of their SEAT vehicles in South Africa by the end of 2008. Agency Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town and its client Hyundai saw the gap and came up with this cheeky ad which appeals to former owners of the SEAT to consider purchasing a Hyundai.
Microsoft has already won the desktop battle, but a new war is looming and in a connected world the ultimate end point is the browser, the most intimate interface that people use to surf the web. Whoever wins this round of what is popularly referred to as the browser wars wins the most valuable real estate of the connected economy.
Google’s famous company mantra “Do No Evil” is being called into question in a complaint filed at the Competition Commission by a South African digital marketing agency called Entelligence.