Argentina · Regulation · Spectrum
Regional · Submarine Cables · Terrestrial Backbones · Economy · Politics
The next enabling of its connection with the submarine cables of the Pacific is the first step. The use of the Peruvian port of Ilo and the bioceanic train project are also advancing. China sounds like one of the investors interested in the construction of the railway section, which would link the Brazilian coast with the Peruvian coast by 2030, with an estimated investment of US$14 billion. Meanwhile, state-owned Entel Bolivia is venturing into the supply of services in southern Peru.
Panamá · Internet & OTT
Regional · Economy
The landing of Latin American startups in agricultural sector aims to ensure sustainability of resources and improve efficiency of costs and processes. In the area that is already called Internet of Food, the implementation of IoT will allow a reduction of 50 million tons of food wasted globally by 2030.
Regional · Software and Applications · Regulation · E-Government
At the global digital services summit (MITA GDS 2019), which continues up today in Buenos Aires, the blockchain appeared as the center of a digital ecosystem, which not only needs interconnected but integrated services. Mexico is the most advanced country in the implementation of this technology, but there is an urgent need to harmonize data and create standards among countries.
Costa Rica · Operators
Strategy 4.0 presented by the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) sets a roadmap for the period 2019-2023. It received harsh criticism and doubts about its transparency. ICE losses during 2018 amounted to US$437 million.