The “data-free” messaging app MoyaApp, which already has six million active monthly users in South Africa, is working hard to become as big as WhatsApp in the country.
When an app or website is #datafree
it means NO DATA is taken from your airtime or data bundle balance. Apart from instant and group chat, you can read news, get live soccer scores, browse Wikipedia, check the weather, communicate with government services and much more.
Lentell talks about the history of MoyaApp, how it’s able to offer “data-free” messaging to people who don’t have data or airtime, and why he believes this is a winning proposition in a country where Meta Platforms-owned WhatsApp has become entrenched.
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MoyaApp, with six million active monthly users in South Africa, is working hard to become as big as WhatsApp in the country, its founder tells TechCentral.