Argentina · Politics · Operators
Brasil · Operators
Argentina · Satellites
The so-called "Second Generation 1 (SG1)" will demand a US$ 200 million investment to be financed by credits from multilateral organizations, to which state funds will be added. This reactivates the development and production of high technology which was buried since 2015.
Globales · Software and Applications
In an interview with Convergencialatina, Kevin Riley, CTO and Executive VP of Advanced R&D of the company, spoke of the recent purchase of ECI Telecoms Group, which moves Ribbon "next to the data on infrastructure". In the current situation due to the coronavirus crisis, the demand for voice infrastructure and capabilities of SBC and Unified Communications as a Service increased.
Costa Rica · Politics
The President of Costa Rica and his team are under judicial investigation for the creation of UPAD: the Executive Branch is accused of prevarication, violation of personal data and abuse of authority. The case has already led to the resignation of six officials, the search of the Presidential House and the ICE data center.
Globales · Mobile · Fixed Broadband
Pandemic impact on networks
The European Commission asked Netflix to restrict HD streaming, and the platform agreed to do so in the region for the next 30 days, thereby reducing Netflix's traffic by 25%. It is the strongest signal in recent days after the intensification of teleworking in quarantined countries. In Latin America, IP traffic increased between 25% and 40% in the last week.