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Paula Gilbert

Paula Gilbert is ITWeb telecoms editor.

4Sight Holdings lists on JSE

19 Oct 20174Sight Holdings, from left: Antonie Van Rensburg (group CEO), Gary Lauryssen (group executive, mergers and acquisitions), Jacques Hattingh (group CFO) and Conal Lewer-Allen (non-executive director).

The pure data technology company listed on the JSE's AltX this morning.

HeroTel acquires CT's biggest WISP

19 Oct 2017HeroTel chairman Alan Knott-Craig Jnr.

The group buys Cape Town's Sonic Telecoms, helping to close the coverage gaps it had in the Mother City.

Mobile technology aids cervical cancer detection

18 Oct 2017The EVA System device.

An innovative device from MobileODT provides cervical cancer screening for women living in rural areas, including in Africa.

Telkom, MTN, EOH have high cyber exposure risk

17 Oct 2017The Cyber Exposure Index is based on data collected from publicly available sources in the dark Web, deep Web and data breaches.

The Kinkayo Cyber Exposure Index is based on data collected from publicly available sources in the dark Web, deep Web and data breaches.

Huge price gap between in- and out-of-bundle data

16 Oct 2017The regulator has broken down the difference between in-bundle and out-of-bundle data prices.

An ICASA report shows Vodacom has the highest variance between in-bundle and out-of-bundle data prices, and Telkom the lowest.

Third study to probe #DataMustFall veracity

13 Oct 2017ICASA aims to address concerns raised by the public about expensive mobile data prices.

ICASA wants to conduct yet another study to assess the level of competitiveness of SA's data bundles, this time in comparison to other countries.

Govt's plans to sell Telkom stake halted

13 Oct 2017Previous reports indicated government may sell part of its 39% Telkom stake to help finance SAA.

The possible sale of government's 39% shareholding in Telkom looks to be on hold, with the telco saying it's not aware of any current decision by government.

HeroTel acquires another Mpumalanga WISP

11 Oct 2017HeroTel CEO Corne de Villiers.

The group buys another wireless Internet service provider: Hitech based in Middelburg.

SA shows Internet of things optimism

11 Oct 2017Around 57% of South Africans surveyed said they will use IOT in the next 12 to 24 months.

Vodafone's fifth annual IOT Barometer Report shows confidence the Internet of things will improve SA's business outcomes.

CompCom advised Treasury against Vodacom contract

10 Oct 2017The CompCom is busy with an \

The commission says that before National Treasury signed an exclusive contract with the telco, it advised "they shouldn't do it".

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