Paula Gilbert

Datatec CEO, CFO get massive bonuses

CEO Jens Montanana took home $6.07 million last year, including a hefty $3.5 million bonus for the successful sale of Westcon Americas.

Jun 28, 2018

Free Oracle dashboard maps global Internet health

Oracle's free Internet Intelligence Map highlights Internet connectivity issues across the globe, mapping places hit by natural disasters, state-imposed interruptions or technical failures.

Jun 27, 2018

Tough year for Ansys as revenue falls 29%

Group profit for the year also dropped by 50%, from R67.7 million a year ago to R33.4 million at the end of March 2018.

Jun 26, 2018

4Sight goes global, but keeps Africa in view

Africa remains a key focus for JSE-listed 4Sight Holdings as it build itself into a global ICT player.

Jun 25, 2018

Naspers spends R28bn in acquisitions last year

The global Internet and entertainment group spent over $2 billion over the past financial year investing in e-commerce, food delivery businesses, travel and fintech.

Jun 22, 2018

Access to cellphones, Internet ticks up in SA

Statistics SA's latest General Household Survey shows 88% of households had access to at least one cellphone in 2017, up from 87% the year before.


SA pushes space agenda

South Africa will showcase its space capabilities at the United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space in Austria this week.

Jun 20, 2018

How much SA's telcos are making per user

Vodacom has the highest average revenue per user out of SA's mobile networks and also has by far the most customers.

Jun 19, 2018

Court finds Vodacom, Transnet contract 'lawful'

The South Gauteng High Court rules against MTN's attempt to set aside a Vodacom contract with Transnet worth R325 million.

Jun 18, 2018

Vodacom CEO paid R50m

Shameel Joosub was paid almost R50.3 million before tax in the past financial year, while CFO Till Streichert made R16.1 million.

Jun 15, 2018

DFA positioned to take advantage of 5G

Dark Fibre Africa sees a lot of opportunity coming from the approaching roll-out of 5G in South Africa.

Jun 14, 2018

Transnet takes ICT services in-house

T-Systems and Transnet embark on a "disengagement process" to insource all ICT services, while the state-owned group tries to sort out a legal battle over a new IT contract.

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.