The wholesale telecommunications company is pushing forward a submarine fiber cable project, betting on increasing data connectivity needs from internet service providers.
According to Dataxis, the number of fixed broadband lines in Latin America reached 72.4mn at the end of 2017.
Functions of the Supercom that include imposing sanctions on operators and monitoring international agreements would be passed on to other bodies, such as the ICT promotion council Cordicom.
The country, hard hit last year by hurricanes Maria and Irma, is looking to address longstanding requests by police for a salary hike.
With an investment of 150mn reais (US$41mn), the new datacenter will be the company's 10th in Brazil.
Following our series of interviews with major telecom infra providers, we sat down in São Paulo with Wilson Cardoso, LatAm CTO of Finnish supplier Nokia, to talk about market perspectives, the future of networks and the macroeconomic scenario in Brazil and in Latin America.
The Brazilian securities watchdog will wait for sufficient critical mass before considering the issue of regulation.