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FireChat gives you access to free chatting, but don’t expect it to replace your traditional chat applications

In response to the hike in data tariffs social media has been buzzing with a host of solutions to avert the impending dark ages of expensive data. The most popular here is FireChat, a completely free “off-the-grid” application set to eliminate the need for a service provider altogether. Here is how it works. So the […]

ZOL’s free WiFi is no more. New prepaid prices start at 5GB for $15

So the problem with “free” is that after your customers have enjoyed it for a while, whatever adjustment you make to the price, however cheaper it is than your closest competition, if it’s not free, you’re going to make a lot people unhappy. ZOL will be announcing tomorrow that their free ZOLSpot WiFi is finally coming to an end. […]

Get your FREE Google Inbox invite here… UPDATED

THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH THE NAMES OF THE WINNERS. So there has been a lot of hype about the Google Inbox app. It has been making waves on the internet for the last couple of weeks due to Google having made it “invite only” and limited the number of people who have access to it. […]

Africom Still ‘Giving Away’ Free Mobile Internet

If you made a decision to buy Africom’s broadband service during the one month free trial, or soon after the paid services launched, you’re probably patting yourself on the back for making one of the wisest connectivity decisions you’ve made this year.