Phone makers seek to seduce buyers with artificial intelligence functions and other innovations at the world's biggest mobile fair starting on Monday in Spain.
In what he called the "city's largest privatization package," São Paulo mayor João Dória offered management of public transport cards to the private sector, including users' personal information.
Telecom regulator Conatel will invest US$16mn in equipping schools with computers and providing connectivity, creating 66 public internet centers. The devices will be provided by telcos with licenses to provide 4G LTE services.
The Latin American e-commerce company reported revenues of US$256mn in the final quarter of last year. Brazil produced 68% revenue growth for the firm in the period, the largest in any MercadoLibre market.
Rather than acquiring its competitor, Sprint has decided to join forces with Open Mobile to create a new company that will provide mobile services in Puerto Rico. Once the transaction is approved by the FCC, Sprint will hold a majority stake.
HPE, which sells commercial computer systems, software and tech services, is half of the company formerly known as Hewlett-Packard.
The Colombian utility acquired 48% of Andean Tower Partners' capital.