In the Press

Is Talk Really Cheap? Here’s How To Save On Your Corporate Communications

Five billion. That’s how many smartphone users there are likely to be by 2019. That’s five billion people who are pretty much always online, and always available – and they expect you to be too. Your employees need to be on call from anywhere, at any time. With consumers increasingly connected to more advanced technology, you simply can’t afford to hide behind outdated communication systems. The idea that business only happens during business hours is no longer a thing. Business hours [...]

Cell C Introduces Emergency Services App

Cellfind has partnered with Cell C to deliver a value-added service mobile application to allow subscribers prompt access to emergency services. Cellfind built the Cell C MiAssist app using its location-based technology and value-added service offering. Cell C also partnered with ER24 to provide emergency services on the app. The app is available on both iOS and Android. It is currently only offered to Cell C's contract subscribers. However, Cellfind COO Jacques Swanepoel says the companies are busy with phase two, which [...]

SMS is Still King of Mobile Marketing in Africa, But the Picture is Rapidly Changing

Marketers who want to use mobile devices to interact with consumers in Africa will find that SMS and USSD still offer them the ability to reach the widest swathe of customers at the lowest costs. However, the rapid growth in smartphone penetration means that the picture will look markedly different by 2020. That’s according to Jacques Swanepoel, COO of Cellfind, who says that the fact that so many African customers are still using basic cellphones and feature phones means that [...]

TeleCommunication Systems, Cellfind Partner

TeleCommunication Systems and Cellfind have partnered to provide solutions for mobile network operators (MNOs) in Africa to quickly and cost-effectively deploy location-based services (LBS) that drive new revenue streams and enhance subscriber loyalty. TeleCommunication Systems brings its insight in LBS infrastructure to the partnership, while Cellfind offers mobile LBS applications for both the consumer and business markets. The combined hosted turnkey solution can fast-track MNOs into the LBS market without big upfront investments, the companies claim. "This arrangement combines TeleCommunication Systems' [...]