Regional & Global round up: MTN files suit against regulator, WeChat partners DStv

MTN files suit against regulator (Techcentral)

MTN has officially struck the first blow against ICASA over impending cuts in calls and termination rates that the regulator imposed. This looks like it’s going to be an epic battle, one not to be missed.

WeChat partners with DStv to drive second screen user engagement (Ventureburn)

It appears we chat is not pulling any punches in it’s drive for users in Africa. It will be interesting to know the uptake of subscribers since it started the start of their various campaigns early this year.


A quick look at the government websites of the 54 African states (Mobility)

Not much of a shock here. African governments definitely need to make a plan improve their cyber image.

Yahoo acquires and shuts down startup Distill (Business Insider)

It seems Yahoo is not interested in Distill, but the talent behind it.