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  1. Newsfeed

    MTN Bozza network fight

    MTN Bozza network fight The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASA) has partially upheld a complaint by Vodacom regarding MTN’s Bozza mobile network advertising.
  2. Newsfeed

    MTN loses, again

    MTN loses, again The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASA) has dismissed another complaint from MTN against Vodacom’s “South Africa’s Best Network” claim.
  3. Kevin Lancaster

    No speed difference with MTN 50GB free data

    No speed difference with MTN 50GB free data The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASA) has dismissed a complaint against MTN’s Fri-YaY 50GB data deal, which alleged that free data in the package is served over a “lower bandwidth line”.
  4. Kevin Lancaster

    R12,000-a-month “work from home” advertising misleading: ASA

    R12,000-a-month “work from home” advertising misleading: ASA A company promising people R12,000 per month for using a “copy and paste” system from home has been found guilty of misleading advertising.
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    Sexy Vodacom ad just fine

    Sexy Vodacom ad just fine: ASA The ASA has dismissed complaints against a Vodacom advert which was seen as “sexually provocative” and “sexualising women and children”
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    Getting into Sasha Martinengo’s Lamborghini is perfectly acceptable

    Getting into Sasha Martinengo’s Lamborghini is Epic The ASA has ruled that Cell C’s “Believe and make it epic” commercial, where a young kid gets a lift in Sasha Martinengo’s Lamborghini, is just fine
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    Telkom uncapped ADSL investigated

    Telkom uncapped ADSL investigation Telkom’s claim of offering uncapped Internet access was investigated after an ASA complaint
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    Vodacom vs MTN - fastest network for smartphones

    Fastest network for smartphones: Vodacom vs MTN Vodacom’s claim to have the fastest network for smartphones was tested in an ASA battle with MTN
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    Call Alaska for 99c, thanks to ASA complaint

    Who wants to call Alaska anyway? You can now call Alaska from MTN for 99c per minute, following a successful ASA complaint
  10. jes

    Cell C R89 for 1.2GB ad misleading: ASA

    Cell C R89 for 1.2GB ad misleading: ASA The ASA ruled that a Cell C data advertisement is misleading, and should be withdrawn with immediate effect
  11. jes

    MTN out for revenge, says Cell C

    MTN was out for revenge: Cell C Cell C lodged a complaint against MTN’s advertising, arguing that MTN’s advertising is motivated purely by revenge
  12. Jan

    Cell C attack on MTN ad fails

    Cell C fails in attack on MTN ad Cell C has lodged an unsuccessful complaint against an MTN advertisement which promises to put a dent in unemployment.
  13. jes

    Telkom Mobile data expiry complaint

    Telkom Mobile data expiry complaint Telkom Mobile’s claim that it offers “prepaid data that doesn’t expire after 30 days” challenged in ASA complaint
  14. DJ...

    ASA rules against Axxess in matter relating to free speed upgrades...

    A link to the original thread - http://mybroadband.co.za/vb/showthread.php/586978-AXXESS History: Axxess advertised free speed upgrades for all existing and new customers late last year. In their advertising they created the impression that all customers would be upgraded free of charge to a...
  15. QuintonB

    Vodacom "fastest 3G network" claim lands it in hot water

    We meant “the fastest network on smartphones”, promise: Vodacom Vodacom in hot water with the ASA for claiming to have the “fastest 3G network”
  16. jes

    Cell C advert exploits consumer ignorance, says ASA

    Cell C advert exploits consumer ignorance, says ASA MTN has lodged a successful ASA complaint against Cell C’s radio advertisements which says that MTN is trying to keep mobile prices high
  17. jes

    Damn you, this is not Android 4.3

    Damn you, this is not Android 4.3 Cell C in trouble with the ASA after saying that the Samsung Galaxy S3 mini comes with Android 4.3
  18. jes

    Who really offers the lowest call rates in South Africa?

    Who really offers the lowest call rates in South Africa? Cell C is claiming to offer the “lowest guaranteed flat call rate in South Africa”, but Telkom Mobile said it offers the lowest rates
  19. jes

    Telkom Mobile tackles Cell C and wins ASA battle

    Telkom Mobile tackles Cell C and wins ASA battle Telkom Mobile has won an ASA battle with Cell C over its Sim-Sonke “Rethink 99c” advertising campaign
  20. jes

    Vodacom vs MTN – you win some, you lose some

    Vodacom vs MTN – you win some, you lose some MTN and Vodacom did battle at the ASA about Vodacom’s network claims, with a mixed bag of results
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