Tag : advertising

  • ESPN channels Apartheid-era South Africa for 2010 FIFA World Cup ad

    Posted Apr 12th, 2010 By in Business, Events, Film/Television, General, Politics, Sports, Travel With | Comments Off on ESPN channels Apartheid-era South Africa for 2010 FIFA World Cup ad

    For it’s part in the 2010 FIFA World Cup advertising wars, ESPN is channeling a major part of South Africa’s history:  Apartheid. The sports channel is starting it’s World Cup advertising with a Wieden + Kennedy created spot highlighting the importance of  football (soccer to Americans) at South Africa’s infamous Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned. …

  • African markets in top 20 as mobile advertising continues strong growth in Q2 2009

    Posted Aug 5th, 2009 By in Business, General, Technology With | 2 Comments

    (photo by uzimagazine on flickr) </i>With traditional advertising revenue continuing it&#39;s downward spiral, mobile advertising continues to dominate advertising growth areas globally. BuzzCity, a global provider of wireless communities and consumer services, <a href=”http://www.mobile-tech-today.com/story.xhtml?story_id=67945&amp;full_skip=1″ target=”_blank”>recently released</a> it&#39;s Global Mobile Advertising Index report for the second quarter of 2009, showing some good numbers and areas of …

  • Mobile devices fueling Africa’s advertising growth?

    Posted Jul 17th, 2008 By in Featured With | 1 Comment

    There’s a reason many multinationals and entrepreneurs alike are scrambling to get into the Africa’s telcom business. The future of the mobile phone in Africa is looking quite promising. And as the mobile platform becomes more reliable new areas of enterprise are finding a foothold to grow. Reports reveal that in one major market, South …