The local tech entrepreneurs taking on WhatsApp

24 July 2016 - 02:00 By DUNCAN McLEOD

Themba Moyo and Lisa Phendla have a plan to build the next big thing in instant messaging, and they're going to do it by allowing consumers to chat to each other on their smartphones, even if they have run out of data or airtime.

Their app, Teta, which is already available for download in Google's Play Store - an iOS version is coming to Apple's App Store next year - allows consumers to send messages, photos and even videos with a zero airtime balance, provided they're on the Vodacom netwo...

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