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Regional & Global round up: Icasa moves rate cuts, Facebook broadens gender options

Icasa postpones rate cuts (Techcentral)

Icasa,now facing a lawsuit from MTN has pushed forward the date of the intended mobile rate cuts in South Africa from 1 March to 1 May. It has nothing to do with the lawsuit but rather, a desire to review the new regulations.
Icasa, now facing a lawsuit from MTN has pushed forward the date of the intended mobile rate cuts in South Africa from 1 March to 1 May. It has nothing to do with the lawsuit, they claim, but rather, a desire to review the new regulations.

Facebook broadens Gender options (Bandwithblog)

Facebook has added about 50 "custom-gender" options. Wow. A person is either born male or female end of story.
Facebook has added about 50 “custom-gender” options. Wow. A person is either born male or female end of story.

Viber acquired for $900 million (TechMoran)

A Janap based company Rakuten has completed the purchase of Viber. Thought the price would be marginally higher.
A Japan based company Rakuten has completed the purchase of Viber. Thought the price would be marginally higher.


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