Paula Gilbert

Citrix surprised by SA's cloud appetite

The company is surprised by how local businesses are embracing cloud, and it's playing into Citrix's cloud strategy.


Best and worst performing tech stocks of 2018 revealed

TeleMasters, MiX Telematics and Altron are this year's best performers on the JSE, while 4Sight Holdings, Blue Label Telecoms and Net1 UEPS fared worst.


Exclusive: HeroTel expands to the Free State

HeroTel expands into the Free State for the first time with the acquisition of Ntelecom in Bloemfontein.


Few Facebook user data requests in Africa

Facebook's Transparency Report shows few requests are made for user data in African countries, compared to requests from the US, India and European countries.


Who is responsible for the ethics of AI?

Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy weighs in on who should be policing machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies.

30 Nov

Machine learning still key focus for AWS

Machine learning remains a major growth area for Amazon Web Services, with 13 new services and capabilities announced in Las Vegas this week.

30 Nov

AWS data centres 'particularly meaningful in SA'

Amazon Web Services expects its planned infrastructure region in Cape Town to "radically" improve latency for local customers.


Amazon Web Services plans more data centres in Africa

CEO Andy Jassy expects Amazon Web Services to launch more data centres in Africa after the planned Cape Town facility goes live in 2020.


AWS embraces blockchain with new services

Amazon Web Services finally gets into the blockchain game, launching blockchain services at its annual re:Invent conference, in Las Vegas.


Amazon Web Services gets into the space game

Amazon Web Services is entering the space services market, with the announcement of AWS Ground Station, a cloud service designed for satellite operators.

21 Nov

Telcos must expand broadband networks to seize data opportunity

Ovum believes data connectivity is the most significant growth prospect for Africa's service providers.

20 Nov

Spectrum for 5G will ensure investment in Africa

To attract investment in Africa, regulators need to make spectrum available soon for 5G services, says a new report.

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.