Lawmakers gave final approval to a robust regulatory framework for the country's booming fintech industry. The groundbreaking law could be a major deal driver in 2018.
Currently available in Panama and Mexico, the channel will now be taken to Costa Rica and Guatemala.
The equal and fair use of telecom backbone networks - an issue in which OTTs and telcos don't see eye to eye - was on the agenda.
Arcep has granted the use of the 3.5GHz band in the French overseas territory of Saint-Barthélemy-Saint-Martin to enable operators including Orange Caraibe to offer LTE connectivity in areas damaged by Hurricane Irma last September.
The three-pronged strategy will focus on working with local operators, governments and industry partners on forming IT solutions for emerging markets and breaking down obstacles to rolling out infrastructure and building an IT ecosystem.
Using NarrowBand IoT (NB-IoT) radio technology, a Norwegian company is tracking livestock and sees business potential in Latin America.
Prepaid disconnections and the end of the multi SIM card trend continues to outpace growth in postpaid lines.