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Friday, December 28, 2018

Minimum broadband speed will be 25 Mbps from January

As of January 1, 2019 only connections higher than 25 Mbps in download and 5 Mbps in upload can be marketed as broadband. The change in regulation was announced in June 2017 by the former ICT Minister David Luna. "The telecommunications market is facing this transition today, which not only requires the capacity of operators but also to make technical adjustments in order to offer the new market standards," said Roque Lombardo, general manager at HughesNet for Colombia.

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Regional · Software and Applications · Regulation

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Taxation of new platforms of the digital economy

France went ahead with the creation of a tax that angered the US, but to which Italy, Austria, Poland and the Republic will surely join in the short term. In Latin America, regulators plan to tax OTTs, but there are no uniform criteria and so far taxes fall on the final consumer.

Regional · Data Center

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Vertiv: In next ten years between 1 and 2 hyperscale data centers to be built per country in Latin America

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Brasil · Internet & OTT · Regulation

13/08/2019

Brazilian IoT plan underpins business progress in definition as SVA and exclusion of Fistel tax payment

Decree 9,854/19 establishes the National Internet of Things Plan, which also provides for the creation of a sector chamber –the Chamber of Management and Support for the Development of Machine-to-Machine and IoT Communication Systems. MITIC must identify priority environments for IoT solutions, although it highlights that, at least, there will be health, cities, industries and rural areas.

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