Cyberattacks have increased as Brazilians use the internet and mobile phones for a growing number of transactions.
Fiscal legislation does not allow municipal governments to receive economic gains from telecom infrastructure deployments.
The IPO is planned for H1 this year, but there is no assurance that it will be completed. AT&T bought DirecTV for US$48.5bn in 2015. DirecTV provides service in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela and the Caribbean.
The MoU enables the two companies to pursue adding ip.access' portfolio of small cell hardware and software to Westell's comprehensive customer service offering, using Westell branding in the US, Canada, Mexico, and across South America.
In a proposal, the watchdog also wants to stop operators from rounding up mobile broadband consumption.
The government has signed 62 contracts for the public infrastructure sharing program, which currently has 13,000 available assets.