US health platform Sharecare looks to spread healthcare in Latin America by leveraging mobile connectivity in a region where populations are spread out and medical resources are limited and expensive.
Uruguay's Banco de Previsión Social will migrate data processing operations to Antel's Pando datacenter.
The minister was clearly making an indirect reference to the fact that investment from private operators has declined steadily in recent years.
Often conflicting local bylaws are blamed for elevated infrastructure deployment by telecommunications companies.
Only 3% of Colombian companies believe they are digital leaders in their field, while 94% of business leaders believe their firms are unprepared to handle the changing demands they will face from their clients over the next five years.
Users will be able to move companies and retain their numbers by November 19.
PRAI aims to promote the exchange of ideas, the generation of knowledge and the development of strategic projects in Latin America.
On Monday bondholders rejected the terms that Digicel was offering to extend the payment deadlines for US$3bn in debt.