Friday, May 03, 2019

Ribbon Perspectives19

KPN and AT&T launch APIs stores for their corporate clients to incorporate rich communication features in real time

The operator of the Netherlands KPN and the American AT&T have presented the API Store and Marketplace APIs, respectively, that use the Kandy versions of the Ribbon platform. These APIs stores (application programming interface) emerge as one of the alternatives adopted by the operators to transform their traditional offer of unified communications for the business segment: this generates cloud-based options that allow self-managed recruitment - similar to that of any e-commerce site- and the implementation of new communication features without the need to write code or with very little writing. In other words, to be able to add interaction options with its internal (employees) and external customers almost in real time.

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Argentina · Fixed Broadband · Satellites05/12/2019

Satellite Internet: KA band business starts to tilt the scales in its favor

The SME satellite Internet providers in Argentina, as well as the cooperatives that opt for this type of connectivity, observe different scenarios after the devaluation of recent months, according to the link they occupy in the business chain. But there is a point of coincidence: Ka is already beginning to show its convenience for Internet services over Ku, in terms of cost-efficiency.

Perú · Mobile10/12/2019

The "price war" between operators leaves 5G and new business models in the background

The local regulator called Entel, Claro, Movistar and Bitel to compete in quality of service and overcome the constant competition to capture more portability additions. Telefónica leads the segment with a 35.34% share, closely followed by Claro, with 28.75%; Entel, with 19.23%; and Bitel, with 16.64%.

Regional · Operators28/11/2019

The arguments that Álvarez-Pallete did not give

It was a hotbed in Latin America when Telefónica arrived in the region 30 years ago. Therefore, it is difficult to understand the argument of its executive president, José María Álvarez-Pallete, in the sense that the region is unstable and for that reason they will only concentrate their growth, development and investment efforts in Brazil, Spain, Germany and the United Kingdom.

Colombia · Economy · E-Government03/12/2019

Policy for Digital Transformation and Artificial Intelligence contemplates actions until 2022 at a cost of US$35 million

The Colombian government began this strategy after the approval of the Consejo Nacional de Política Económica y Social (CONPES). The objective is to promote the strategic use of digital technologies in the public and private sectors.

Chile · Submarine Cables26/11/2019

In May 2020, Prat submarine cable to be operational, after an investment of US$100 million

Gtd will deploy the 3,500 km laying between Arica and Puerto Montt, with an initial installed capacity of 1.8 Terabytes per second. Infinera was selected as the equipment supplier for the initiative.

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