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Thursday, July 09, 2020

IFT commissioners may make appointments and layoffs

Starting today, the commissioners of the Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) (Telecom Regulator) will be able to designate the heads of the unit, general coordinators and general directors of the Institute, as well as decide on their removal. The decision was signed in favor of Commissioners Mario Fromow, Arturo Robles, Javier Juárez, Sóstenes Díaz and Ramiro Camacho.

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Neutral operators and shared networks: A new competitive scenario is set up in AMBA

The amount of investments, the complexity of the permits, and the complex macroeconomic context in Argentina have led neutral operators to advance with proposals for sharing through different models in the last two years. Two of them are the American Tower and Ufinet.

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Paraguayan Digital e-Government Agenda, accelerated due to pandemic

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Federal Blockchain Argentina advances to support critical state processes

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