Paula Gilbert

EOH shares rally on asset sale plans

The JSE-listed company's share price is worth double what it was a week ago, as investors buy into the turnaround story.


EOH CEO voices frustration over Microsoft contract fallout

Stephen van Coller is a "little bit annoyed with Microsoft" but admits the companies could get back into business together in the future.


'Extremely challenging' six months for EOH

A tough six months sees flat revenue and a headline loss per share for the beleaguered IT services company.

11 Apr

Google bolsters multi-cloud strategy with Anthos

Google's new multi-cloud offering, Anthos, allows customers to manage workloads running in not only its cloud but in the clouds of rivals AWS and Azure.

11 Apr

Google Assistant now able to manage your calendar

Google announces updates for G Suite, including Google Assistant calendar management and Hangouts Chat in Gmail.

10 Apr

No Google Cloud region for Africa, yet

Google Cloud is excited to get into the African market "at some point" but is keeping tight-lipped about a possible data centre on the continent.


Google Cloud backs open source community with partnerships

New Google Cloud chief Thomas Kurian announces strategic partnerships with seven leading open source companies.


SA smartphone penetration now at over 80%, says ICASA

South Africa's smartphone penetration has nearly doubled in the last two years and is now sitting at over 80%, according to a new ICASA report.


MTN smart feature phone finally available in SA

MTN's Smart S 'smart feature phone' is now available in SA stores, after customs held up its launch by a few weeks.


Mobile lags in SA online shopping

South Africans prefer using desktops rather than smartphones when online shopping, according to a new report from

Mar 20, 2019

People more open to innovations in transport tech

A study by Visa and Stanford University finds 50% of people would use more public transport if the associated technology were improved.

Mar 19, 2019

Comsol targets fixed wireless market with 5G network

The wireless infrastructure provider plans to use 5G for fixed wireless services and is targeting the fibre-to-the-home market.

Paula Gilbert
ITWeb telecoms editor.

Paula Gilbert is the Telecoms Editor at ITWeb. She is an award winning journalist covering telecoms, business, start-ups and new innovations in finance and mobile. She previously worked as a producer and reporter for business television channels Bloomberg TV Africa and CNBC Africa and started her career in radio. She has an Honours degree in Journalism from Rhodes University. Travel is always on Paula's mind, she has visited 30 countries so far and is currently researching her next adventure.