Bolivia's main telecoms operators - Entel, Nuevatel PCS and Tigo - have dropped their prices and increased the amount of megabytes of broadband on offer.
The startups Alxerion, Skyloom and Stamm focus on the space and biotechnology industries.
The future of the sector in terms of financial and operational sustainability points to heavy infrastructure-sharing, technology convergence and increasing venture capital allocation by big funds, as well as regional and in-country consolidations, according to telecom analysts from Santander.
The Brazilian telco ended the quarter with 1.33bn reais in losses, up from 1.2bn reais the year-before, while revenues fell 8.1% year-on-year to 5.48bn reais. Meanwhile, capex was up to 1.5bn reais.
Telebucaramanga has 328,000 users in Bucaramanga and Metrotel has 283,000 in Barranquilla.
The region should look at consortia-like associations to share infrastructure and tackle issues such as climate change
Industry experts agree that the digital transformation should be embraced by workers and supervisors. There should also be also a push for better education and training programs.
The public university wants a reform to the law that will allow it to form companies to generate income.