The country's data protection legislation is from 2000 and needs updating to bring it in line with major rule changes in Europe.
Salma Jalife, named head of the ICT department in Mexico's new government, said that the aim is to convince regional powers to standardize their requirements.
4G LTE coverage has reached 4,168 municipalities in Brazil. Meanwhile, Argentina launched a plan to take 4G and fixed broadband to 196 tourist destinations where connectivity is still poor.
Porto Seguro Conecta, the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) of Brazil's largest insurance group Porto Seguro, announced the end of its operations after five years. TIM, which leased the network, will take over the commercial operation. Porto Seguro said.
Authorities have said the measures pave the way to tender 5G spectrum.
The Spanish telco and the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization had announced in February a partnership to develop digitalization initiatives in Latin America's agriculture sector.
The telecommunications chapter of the new US, Mexico and Canada Agreement (USMCA) includes provisions against special treatment for state-owned telecoms companies and a committee to discuss advances in the sector.
The CEO of Telefônica Brasil stressed that the Spanish telco is committed to making long-term investments in the country, its largest market, and fears no institutional problems in the country whatever the result of this month's elections.