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MoyaPayD coming soon

We are really excited to confirm MoyaPayD will be launching later this month, assuming all our testing over the next two weeks goes well. There is an update to the Moya app (3.2.1) in the Google Play store and Huawei App Gallery available now - you will need to get...

IOS version for Moya

Finally, finally we are getting down to developing a version of Moya app for iPhone / IOS. Seriously, for sure, đź’Ż percent. We expect it will take about 3 months to get it done, tested and approved by the Apple App store. The first version of Moya for iPhone will not...

Statuses for Moya

So we know, the big thing we are missing in Moya is status updates, like you know in WhatsApp. This is probably the thing Moya users ask us to do more than anything else. So we are doing it and have started work on it. It will take a little time because there are...

Notifications and message delivery

We often get feedback that there are delivery delays with messages in Moya or new message notifications. Please, please read the Moya FAQs in Discover to learn more about what causes that and how to fix it. It's really, really important that you go to My Profile and...

Welcome to uMoya

Welcome to uMoya

Welcome to our blog for news and updates about everything happening in the world of uMoya! The Moya team will be making regular posts here to keep you up to date with new features, advice and tips on how to get the best from your Moya app, news, system issues or...

Moya app reaches 4.5 million active users in South Africa

Viral growth continues The datafree Moya App now has 4.5 million MAUs (monthly active users) in South Africa, with 57% active every day (2.5 million DAUs). New user registrations have accelerated past 30,000 new signups per day after the recent Facebook announcement...

Hot Startup of the Month: SA’s #datafree Platform biNu

Reposting article from Connecting Africa written by Tom Jackson, co-founder of Disrupt Africa. Companies labelled a “hot startup” aren’t usually more than ten years old, but the reinvention of South African company biNu in 2016, and the impact it is having on Internet...

The data cost of online advertising

Most mobile consumers aren’t aware that advertising forms a big part of their data costs, and the concern is that the current high cost is a barrier to entry for many wanting to experience the benefits of the Internet and mobile technology. Mobile is the number one...