The Minas Gerais-based telco reached a commercial agreement to use the infrastructure of Surf Telecom as its authorized virtual mobile network for IoT services while expanding its own FTTH footprint by 2,300km.
Weeks ago, Digital Realty entered into a definitive agreement to buy Ascenty for about US$1.8bn.
The Chinese tech firm has purchased a 5% stake in the Brazilian digital lender, according to a Brazil-based daily.
In addition to cognitive solutions with Watson, the first phase of the partnership will provide integrated security services with IBM's QRadar solution, and hybrid cloud and automation services.
Transbank, whose main stakeholders are local banks, is currently the dominant player in the local payment acquisition market.
Peruvian authorities said they will penalize the telco for failures to neet its contract obligations, as Telefónica has questioned the regulator's methodology.
Leading telecoms group América Móvil's units complied with all requests to access user data, even from unauthorized government bodies.
The networks used for the transmission of data from the electronic ballot boxes throughout Brazil to the vote-counting systems in the capital operated without any major glitches.