Uruguay is expected to maintain its lead in mobile data revenues, which are expected to climb to US$40bn in Latin America by 2022, according to consultancy Global Data.
London-based IMSO deals with tracking and monitoring of ships at high sea via satellite. The entity is responsible for coordinating search and rescue communications, for example.
Chile is seeking equipment to boost digital TV coverage, Colombia wants IT solutions to boost productivity for SMEs, Paraguay is looking for computer equipment for schools and Chile's national geology and mining agency is looking to purchase satellite equipment.
The US$12mn loan is for 17.5 years with a five-year grace period. The loan was signed using digital signature.
The Telecom Argentina unit Personal reaches 92% of provincial capitals and 79% of the country's total residents. Some 63% of all its network traffic runs over LTE technology.
Mariana Barbosa, Uber Brasil's legal director, said that the company has been winning nine out of ten labor suits and that Brazil's jurisprudence favors the company's legality.