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 careen 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.

Chris Maroleng leaves MTN

Reports suggest the former MTN executive for group corporate affairs has been appointed as COO of the SABC.

Intel CEO promises speedy patches for security flaw


By today, Intel will have issued updates for 90% of CPUs introduced in the past five years, with updates for the remainder available by the end of January.

Telco stocks struggle in 2017


Last year was a tough one for JSE-listed telecoms stocks, with the majority losing value over the year.

Regulatory pressure could hurt African telecoms market


Strand Consult predicts political and regulatory pressure will adversely affect African telcos in 2018.

Best and worst performing tech stocks of 2017

Dec 15, 2017

MiX Telematics, Cartrack and Naspers were the best performing tech stocks on the JSE during the year, while Adapt IT and EOH fared worst.

ICT group AYO to list on JSE

Dec 14, 2017

The AEEI subsidiary will be listed in the Computer Services sector of the main board of the bourse.

Top 2017 Google searches in SA

Dec 13, 2017

Dumi Masilela, Zimbabwe and Cyclone Dineo were the top three locally trending Google searches of 2017.

EOH explains share price plummet

Dec 11, 2017

The technology services company says last week's share price drop was triggered by forced stock sales due to margin calls involving two directors.

AWS pushes machine learning agenda

Dec 1, 2017

Machine learning is a key focus area for Amazon Web Services, with a slew of announcements at the AWS re:Invent Conference in Las Vegas.

AWS prepares for Internet of things boom

Dec 1, 2017

Amazon Web Services sees a lot more growth still to come from the Internet of things, announcing a number of new developments in the IOT space.

Amazon announces Alexa for Business

Dec 1, 2017

Amazon Web Services says virtual assistant, Alexa, can now be used in work environments.

Amazon Web Services dives into VR, AR

Nov 30, 2017

Amazon Web Services tries to bring virtual reality, augmented reality and 3D into the mainstream by helping developers design immersive environments.