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.

EXCLUSIVE: T-Systems fights for R1.5bn Transnet contract

5 hours ago

T-Systems defends a five-year R1.5 billion Transnet contract, which it was awarded last year, but which Transnet now wants to award to Gijima instead.

Fake news, investor displeasure hit EOH share price


The company's stock had a tough week, after a consensus-lacking AGM and false media reports shook investor confidence.

4Sight Holdings sets sights on China


While only about 1% of 4Sight's revenue currently comes from Asia Pacific, it is looking to change this with a joint venture in China.

SA on path to digital radio

Digital broadcasting services can improve spectrum efficiency and spectrum management, and offer choice for South African audiences, says ICASA.

SA entrepreneur creates new way to power Africa


Clement Mokoenene's innovative Vehicle Energy Harvesting System will represent SA at the global finals of the Chivas Venture competition.

Sagarmatha won't go public tomorrow

12 Apr

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange will not allow Sagarmatha Technologies to list "in the interest of protecting shareholders".

MTN expands financial services offering with Ecobank deal

11 Apr

MTN moves further into financial services, announcing a partnership with major Pan-African group Ecobank.

Vox's fibre investments pay off

The company has seen business boom over the last year, with big plans in the fibre market for 2018, says CEO Jacques du Toit.

4Sight acquiring major stake in simulation company

AltX-listed 4Sight Holdings is buying a 70% stake in Simulation Engineering Technologies for R53.5 million.

Online platform kicks corruption out of SA soccer

6 Apr

Online and mobile platform, MYSAFA, aims to root out corruption in SA football and make it easier for local associations to verify players and organise leagues.

MTN loses market share in key markets

Over the past five years, the telco giant has lost market share in SA and Nigeria as well as several other markets.

Huge Group to join SA's newest stock exchange

The group will become the first telecommunications listing on South Africa's newest stock exchange, A2X Markets.