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WASPA (Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association) is an independent, non-profit organisation, representing the interests of organisations providing mobile application services in South Africa.

With Version 12.0 of the WASPA Code of Conduct which was recently ratified, we believe the most notable change to be within section 13.3 – which relates to WAP Push messages.

PARIS, FRANCE: Consumers confirm strong interest in using their mobile phone as wallet according to a recent market poll sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent. These findings were uncovered as part of a youth market study exploring the appeal of a mobile wallet service.The study, conducted by Alcatel-Lucent, over a two week period this summer, with members of its Youth Lab, indicated that 81% showed a strong interest in the service and 89% would be willing to pay a monthly fee.

Multimedia Solutions service of checking active mobile phone numbers before sending out a campaign not only provides companies with a cost saving benefit, but also enables companies to update their customer contact information. Eddie Groenewald, Multimedia Solutions CEO, says companies supply their database of numbers which is then “scrubbed” to check which numbers are active and which numbers are inactive.

Some of Google's best engineers, product managers, business managers and leadership will be speaking about Google's open web and mobile technologies at G-South Africa taking place 8-9 November 2010 at the Bay Hotel, Cape Town read more...

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