BNamericas provides a roundup to the week's most important ICT stories.
A report by a local newspaper points to AT&T's largest competitor in the US as a likely candidate to acquire Telefónica's underperforming Mexican unit.
Lawmakers want to increase the science and technology research budget from the current 0.5% of GDP.
The government is looking at reforming broadband legislation due to concerns that the country's national fiber optic backbone is being underused.
Major competitors include Uruguay's food delivery app PedidosYa and Colombian-based Rappi, which last month became Colombia's first unicorn reaching a market value of over US$1bn.