Informe de Banda Ancha en Argentina 2019-2024
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Senate approves in general Uber Law and to open public consultation to receive proposals from users

The law that will regulate the transportation of passengers through applications, better known as the Uber Law, was approved in general by the Senate and then its articles will be analyzed in particular by the specialized commissions. This will analyze the most controversial points of this project such as the obligation that drivers have a professional driver license or not, regulate the vehicle fleet, and the employment relationship between the application companies and drivers.

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Regional · Software and Applications


The "Last Milers": the legal vacuum of e-commerce catalysts

The business model of electronic commerce companies focused on the last mile, that is, in the delivery of the package to the user after online purchase, will invoice around US$ 4.89 billion at the end of 2024. However the wave of growth brought with it regulatory challenges that have not yet been resolved.

Brasil · Equipment Providers and Network Solutions


Bolsonaro met with the president of Huawei

Brasil · Spectrum


Novel proposal for the sale of spectrum in the Brazilian market

It seeks to reserve 50 MHz in the 3.5 GHz band for small regional operators and companies entering the market. It will also use different systems to determine the winners.

Regional · Operators


Liberty Latin America registered losses of US$ 70 million between July and September due to Hurricane Dorian

The report of results coincided with the announcement of the sale of the Cable & Wireless Seychelles operation, with which the operator becomes fully concentrated in Latin America. The operation amounted to US$ 104 million.

Brasil · Fixed Broadband


Corning focuses on Tier3 ISPs in Brazil

In Brazil, ISPs (Internet Service Providers) called Tier3 are a focus. It is about 10,000 companies that provide services in different cities: through September 2019 totaled 10.29 million accesses and had a 31.52% market share. Together exceed the number of subscribers of Claro (9.54 million), Vivo (7.23 million) and Oi (5.95 million), the three largest operators in the country.

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