Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Latin American panorama before new mobile generation

Delaying in implementing 5G would be a sin for the countries of the region. Whoever has 5G will take advantage in the future from Industry 4.0 and other corporate services and for individuals. According to Ericsson, for approximately 2024 about 1.500 billion people will have 5G, and coverage will reach 40% of global population.

The 5G seed in Latin America was planted by Antel Uruguay, and in the rest of the region, Mexico and Chile are galloping towards the same goal. Progress is made in agreements between private and states to capture part of the € 225 billion that the European Commission (EC) estimated as global income from 5G in 2025.

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