Paula Gilbert
7:40

Dark Fibre Africa talks 5G opportunity

5G’s required fibre densification is positive news for infrastructure players like Dark Fibre Africa.

5:40
May 31, 2019

Even your bot needs to have a manageable identity

Identity governance platforms will need to evolve to identify and manage not only humans, but the non-human elements in our systems.

3:50

Naspers to list NewCo in July

Africa’s biggest media company has set the date for the listing of its new global consumer Internet group, NewCo.

3:30
May 30, 2019

Uber, Microsoft to help WEF restore trust in tech

Some of tech and science’s biggest names will chair six new World Economic Forum councils on the fourth industrial revolution.

3:50
May 30, 2019

Biometrics, digital signatures stop insider criminal thinking

LAWtrust’s Maeson Maherry explains how strong authentication and transactions tied to digital signatures can secure an organisation from the inside out.

6:20
May 29, 2019

How Telkom’s broadband business has evolved

Telkom’s strategy to move customers from legacy copper-based services to newer technology results in a boom for its mobile broadband business.

3:00
May 29, 2019

Cisco sees strong shift towards SD-WAN

Cisco is seeing a lot of interest in the adoption of SD-WAN technology

2:30
May 28, 2019

More job cuts at Telkom

Telkom’s financial results reveal the group cut over 2 000 jobs last year, at a cost of R728 million.

5:30
May 28, 2019

Telkom CEO asks for 'sensible' spectrum pathway

South Africa needs an enlightened spectrum allocation process which fosters competition in the mobile market, says Telkom group CEO Sipho Maseko.

4:10
May 27, 2019

Telkom pulls in 4.5m new subscribers

Telkom sees an 86% increase in its mobile subscribers and now has 9.7 million customers in SA.

3:50
May 24, 2019

Vodacom, Safaricom take over M-Pesa brand

South African telco Vodacom and Kenya’s Safaricom are in the process of acquiring the M-Pesa brand from Vodafone.

5:00
May 24, 2019

Huawei SA says local users unaffected by US ban

The Chinese telecoms giant says its devices in South Africans’ hands are completely unaffected by what is happening in the US, after Huawei was added to a US trade blacklist.

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.