The municipal government of the Bolivian capital will present a measure that would force telcos and electric power companies to use underground ducts for the deployment of cables.
Mexico, Peru, Costa Rica and Brazil are starting to apply some of the concepts championed by Nobel prize winner Richard Thaler and incorporating the study of human behavior in policymaking.
According to a 5G Americas report, most LatAm nations have yet to free up spectrum around the 700MHz band, which can help improve rural connectivity while using fewer base stations.
A first deal approved by Anatel was suspended by federal audit court TCU amid concerns that the bankruptcy-threatened telco would not be able to commit to the investments.
Finance minister Henrique Meirelles held an audience with heads of the telecom industry, at which they discussed the limitations that excessive taxation place on IoT adoption and development.
Regulator Sutel decided to proceed with lifting price controls on the mobile market despite a legal challenge filed by ombudsman Defensoría de los Habitantes.
The world's biggest e-commerce company is also reportedly preparing to launch direct operations in Argentina and Chile.