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Thursday, January 04, 2018

Haps embody the new expectation to achieve total global connectivity

The so-called "High Altitude Platforms" or Haps will occupy a central place in discussions of the next World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19). Driven by giants like Google and, fundamentally, Facebook, Haps promise to provide total connectivity to the planet, but new spectrum requirements will add controversy to the already controversial debates between the mobile and satellite industries.

Advances in aeronautical and transmission technologies have significantly improved the capabilities of Haps to provide connectivity solutions and meet the growing demand for broadband networks, particularly in areas of low density or geographically difficult to access, which are currently underserved.

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Argentina · Internet & OTT · Software and Applications22/07/2020

School on a screen: The Juan Manso Plan seeks to bring connectivity, devices and content to public schools

The portal, the state society in charge of providing digital tools to education, has been present for 20 years. Due to the pandemic, its managers had to renew it and adapt it in a few weeks.

Argentina · Mobile · Internet & OTT28/01/2020

Chevrolet reconnects its models to Wifi

The Cruze model includes Wifi connectivity through a 4G chip. At the end of November Onix was also incorporated.  

Globales · Internet & OTT24/09/2019

Connected home: Furniture become appliances with voice recognition and IoT

Convergencialatina participated this month in the IFA 2019 event in Berlin, the most important meeting worldwide in terms of household appliances and white goods. Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) was the undisputed protagonist in the event.  

Regional · Submarine Cables25/09/2018

The renewal of the submarine cables business in Latin America comes with price reductions and new demands

This new generation of systems not only has to support increases in capacity demand of more than 50% year-to-year in Latin America, but much of this demand comes from OTTs and other "hyper buyers".

Brasil · Internet & OTT19/06/2018

IoT, priority for Brazilian government

The plan to develop the Internet of Things contemplates four areas and there will be tax exemptions for ten years. It defines IoT as a global structure and not as a communications service.

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