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Ending a monopoly and opening up a country
News ICT Guyana

Ending a monopoly and opening up a country

Guyana's public communications minister details the process of negotiating the end of the fixed line monopoly in the country and finalizing regulations under the telecoms reform that is aimed at promoting competition and lower broadband prices.

TechFaith to provide mobile solutions for LPG customer in Latin America
Guyana govt prepares to battle GT&T to end monopoly
Nextel Brasil not in M&A talks, says CEO
News ICT Brazil

Nextel Brasil not in M&A talks, says CEO

The latest rumors were that US telco AT&T could buy Nextel Brasil, as it did with Nextel Mexico, to expand its footprint in the country. Other reports claim that Nextel could merge with Brazil's financially-troubled operator Oi.

Banco do Brasil starts digital transformation

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Colombia to launch 42 new Wi-Fi hotspots in Atlántico department
Argentina leads LatAm innovation society index - IDC
Dominican Republic takes first steps toward e-passport
American Tower enters Argentina via acquisition
Bolivia sets sights on new satellite acquisition
WOM Chile reaches 2mn customers
News ICT Chile

WOM Chile reaches 2mn customers

WOM's incursion into Chile's mobile market has come on the back of aggressively priced broadband plans and risqué advertising. However, WOM has claimed that its growth is being hindered by anti-competitive practices from rivals. The company has also been sued by Movistar for its advertising.

Brazil's senate commission passes telecom reform
Brazil's mobile race: TIM regains second place from Claro
IoT takes pole position in Telecom Outlook 2017
ICT tender: Brazil's Light to bid out cybersecurity