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Published: Monday 15 October 2007

>> South Africa's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled against the country service provider Telkom's "Do Broadband" television and Internet-based advertising campaign in which the agency promises consumers that they can do a variety of Internet activities using a one-gigabyte broadband package.

"We found the advert to be misleading as all the advertised activities cannot be achieved on the one gigabyte package," said an ASA spokesperson.

>> The Down To Earth poster with the catchline 'subscribe to common sense' has recently received a merit award from the New York-based One Eye Design Club.

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