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Paula Gilbert

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.

Online map shows CT water usage per household

17 Jan 2018Green dots reveal household water usage for a section of Cape Town.

As Day Zero looms ever closer, the City of Cape Town develops an online water map that shows the water usage of all free-standing houses.

Chris Maroleng leaves MTN

15 Jan 2018Chris Maroleng was executive for group corporate affairs at MTN. (Photograph from LinkedIn)

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

Telco stocks struggle in 2017

12 Jan 2018MTN was the best performing telco on the JSE 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

11 Jan 2018Strand Consult believes consolidation is needed among the many telecoms players in Africa.

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

Best and worst performing tech stocks of 2017

15 Dec 2017Fleet telematics providers fared best on the JSE in 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

14 Dec 2017AYO Technology Solutions will list on the JSE on 21 December.

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

Top 2017 Google searches in SA

13 Dec 2017Google's trending searches of 2017 in SA show growing interest in local celebrities and events.

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

EOH explains share price plummet

11 Dec 2017EOH group CEO Zunaid Mayet.

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

1 Dec 2017Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy.

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

1 Dec 2017AWS believes the growth in IOT devices is going to be exponential.

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.

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