Paula Gilbert
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Poor pay a 'poverty premium' on mobile data

A community advocacy organisation demands an end to mobile data price discrimination, as it makes a presentation to the Competition Commission data inquiry today.


How data bundle prices changed over five years

A new report from ICASA compares bundle price fluctuations from South Africa's four major operators over the past five years.


Slowing mobile subscriber growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Affordability issues and a young population decelerate mobile subscriber growth in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to a GSMA report.


Agricultural app Khula wins MTN Business App of the Year

The supply chain solution for emerging farmers took home the award for best agriculture solution as well as the top prize of the night.


5G is coming, but 3G set to dominate in Sub-Saharan Africa

While 5G is on the horizon, a new GSMA report says 3G will become Sub-Saharan Africa's dominant technology by 2025 as 2G begins to be phased out.


Social media becomes biggest data breach threat

Half of all records compromised in the first half of 2018 were from social media data breaches, says Gemalto.

10 Oct

SqwidNet makes Phathizwe Malinga permanent MD

Internet of things player SqwidNet finally appoints a permanent MD to replace Reshaad Sha, who left in April.


ICASA moves forward on spectrum plans

The regulator takes a step forward in the process of allocating spectrum by withdrawing a 2016 invitation to apply, which has been held up by a court battle for two years.


MTN's $8bn headache could be reduced

Nigeria's central bank governor says the $8.1 billion it is demanding from MTN could be decreased.


Net1, Zapper set sights on Africa

The companies have partnered to deploy QR payment technology, targeting key regions across West and East Africa.


Tough year for EOH sees earnings suffer

EOH has reported a loss for the year of R104 million, compared to a R1.17 billion profit last year.


Jasco suspends stock, withdraws financial results

Jasco Electronics voluntarily suspended trading in its shares on the JSE yesterday and withdrew its latest set of financial results.

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.