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19 February 2014

SMEs brace for change

SMEs in South Africa face a dramatic shift in technology use as the triple impact of social media, Cloud computing and the “bring your own device” trend transforms the competitive landscape....

28 November 2013

Welcome to the data economy

At a time when mobile networks are seeing voice revenues decline for the first time in their histories, younger users are leading the consumer charge into a new data economy.   The Mobility 2014...

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25 July 2012

Mobile data slices voice

Internet demand is slicing into networks’ voice revenues as adult South African cellphone owners increasingly adjust their budgets for data use. The Mobility 2012 research study, conducted by World...

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Research in Action

20 February 2014

WhatsApp takes SA by storm

  More than half of South African adult cellphone users living in cities and towns are using WhatsApp on their phones.   This is the key finding of research conducted by World Wide Worx and...

28 November 2013

The time of the App

The app has become the single most significant tool driving the mobile economy in South Africa. The use of apps on phones has shot up from 24% of adult cellphone users in cities and towns in mid-2012...

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World Wide Worx conducts industry-relevant market research on trends in information technology, telecommunications and strategic business challenges. ...


We leverage our market research and trends analysis in strategic analysis and strategy development to assist clients with technology decision support....


We conduct web site audits, benchmarks and evaluations using the Webagility system, along with a unique Digital Quotient


World Wide Worx publishes the online consumer technology magazine Gadget, among several online and e-mail publications that focus on WWW's core areas ...


We provide talks, presentations, workshops and seminars on trends and strategies, drawing on our primary research, along with global and local trends....

World Wide Worx is South Africa's leading independent technology market research organisation. It is headed by Arthur Goldstuck, a pioneer in the South African market in the use of the Internet as a tool for productivity. He developed the first South African benchmarks for website strategy, and has represented South Africa as a judge for events ranging from the International Advertising Festival in Cannes to the Global Mobile Awards at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. World Wide Worx research is used by international, regional and local organisations, corporations and universities.

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Arthur Goldstuck is founder of World Wide Worx, and a widely published journalist and author.

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Latest Stories on Gadget.co.za

Gadget is South Africa's longest-running online consumer technology magazine.

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Sean Bacher is editor of Gadget and a technology writer for a variety of magazines.

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