Phil Anderson

ICT Senior Writer, Chile Bureau  in BNamericas

Phil Anderson has been working at BNamericas since mid-1999, first writing daily news for the Telecom and IT sectors, then sector editor, and now writing the ICT Intelligence Series reports since 2007. Prior to settling in Chile, Phil taught English in Venezuela and Argentina. Originally from Bath, UK, Phil has a BSc in Animal and Plant Biology from Sheffield University, UK.

5816 articles written by Phil Anderson:

Sector outlook 2014: Improving the basics despite the promise of SDN and big data

Monday, October 28, 2013

For years now, people have been talking about convergence between telecommunications and IT, initially along the lines that the two services depend on each other and can be delivered over the same inf...

The harsh reality of preparing for greater demand

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

While handsets, operating systems, NFC, OTT services and LTE inevitably garnered most attention at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), Fabio Medina, of optical networking equipment vendor Ciena, was stru...

Telefónica's path to regional standardization starts in Central America

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Finnish operations support system (OSS) provider Comptel won a contract in May to upgrade mediation systems used by Telefónica (NYSE: TEF) in Central America. This means deploying the solution in Guat...

How not to rest on laurels after liberalization

Monday, May 28, 2012

Despite Panama being one of the first Latin American countries to implement number portability (NP) - even if only for fixed line telephony, back in 2003 - Central America still stands out as the last...

In search of the best regulatory model

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Chile is famed throughout the region for its progressive telecommunications market and it is easy to imagine that telecoms regulators in neighboring markets might look to their Chilean counterpart for...