Collusion in ad-hoc mobile data bundle pricing?

The cellular networks seem to think we are all just as stupid as the government seems to think we are. It is abundantly clear on these screen shots taken today from the Vodacom, MTN, and Cell C websites that they are either price-fixing or colluding, or deliberately being anti-competitive in their pricing for ad-hoc mobile […]

To the National Consumer Commission RE: MTN unfair data billing

Dear Commissioner, I believe that MTN are engaging in an unfair business practice with regards to the expiry policy of their Data Bundle products. Data bundles loaded onto a contract cellular phone currently have a lifetime of 2 months in which they can be used. Once the two month period is complete, any remaining unused […]

Put it in your pipe and store it – thoughts on data storage

Roelof Temmingh introduced a fascinating idea in his talk on tea at Zacon II yesterday, and I woke up this morning with some free time and an iPad handy, so I decided to explore the concept of using a “series of tubes” as a storage medium a little closer. At this stage it’s just a […]

Last.fm iTunes Plugin Now (Offline-)Scrobbles Manually Updated iPods!

Exactly as the headline says: The official last.fm windows client now scrobbles info from your manually managed iPod too!

How Vodacom, MTN and iBurst punch (gaping) holes in your corporate security

This week in MyDigitalLife: The hidden risks of mobile data card usage at the office. Tags: security, network, 3g, data, access, CEO, vodacom, mtn, iburst, internet, mobile

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