Mobiles, Mobility, Connectednes: the ‘Learner Experience’ John Traxler
This isn’t about mobile learning!
“.....I'm not someone with press offices and all that kind of thing, but those like me in the public eye who have, have discovered it's a magnificent way of cutting out the press......” Fry, S. (2009) Analysis: Clever.com or BBC Radio 4, Thursday 12 March 2009 at 2030 GMT
Ever since mobile phone services were introduced in KwaZulu-Natal some parents have named their children after some of the terms used by mobile services providers. According to Home Affairs statistics some of the children born from 1993 when mobile services were introduced in the province (and the rest of SA) have the following names: Network Madondo Subscriber Zulu Nokia Khumalo Siemens Mdlalose Motorola Buthelezi Dial Magubane Vodacom Mkhize Call Later Ndlovu Voicemail Ngobese Simcard Makhathini Scratchcard Mlaba Talktime Luthuli Send Ndebele Paging Nyawose Cellphone Mpungose Message Gumede SMS Mabaso Phonebook Dlamini Ringtone Khoza MTN Shezi Prepaid Zwane Pay as you go Mfeka Please Call Me Cetshwayo Contract Mabaso Charger Ngobese Hands Free Tshabalala Unavailable Masondo Switchoff Mabuza Sim-Rejected Hlongwane Airtime Zwelithini Internet Mthethwa Server Mkhize