Fifth generation mobile devices are a reality and will be available to Latin American consumers before the networks, which are still pending spectrum allocation.
The company has announced a deal with units of Claro and Tigo to which it will offer direct carrier billing that charges purchases directly to customers' mobile bills, eliminating the need for credit cards purchases.
The Telefónica unit's aggressive commercial campaigns packing voice, SMS, data and unlimited social networks helped it capture prepaid clients.
The industry is still showing some resistance to technological change, a report finds.
Telecom executives met at the Mobile 360 Latin America in Buenos Aires to discuss the current scenario and their needs regarding government policies, spectrum caps and auctions in preparation for the development of 5G.
Lawyers say a temporary injunction issued by the competition court in April is still in force and that banks cannot shut down accounts while the case is still being investigated.