The mayor of the Colombian capital, Enrique Peñalosa, has said he will seek to use the proceeds to reinvest in infrastructure for mobility, healthcare, education and public parks.
The two institutions have been discussing plans to give more power to consumers, as well as to reduce Mexico's digital divide.
Telefónica owns 33 data centers and manages a total of 83 worldwide. The 33 data centers have a total of 39,000m2 and capacity of 44,000kW.
The company's Q2 earnings were well received by the market. HP Enterprise also announced the spin-off of its enterprise services unit, which will merge with Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC).
The latest hires and promotions in the Latin American IT industry.
Brazil's interim president has dismissed Marcos Mazoni, who was in office since May 2007, and appointed Glória Guimarães as the Serpro's first female CEO. Guimarães says she is aware "of all the difficulties" indebted Serpro is going through.
The deal is part of a drive by Telecom Argentina to provide turnkey M2M projects for different industry verticals, adapting communications services to each and providing billing.