Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Data as raw material of new economy

As capital or workers are considered, data asks for clues in the economic metrics of the countries. But the conventional approach to measuring productivity must be readjusted to calculate the volume of business generated by the so-called Data Economy. And for this, an international consensus is needed on what is the best method to measure it.

The data, generated by users, companies and governments, added to the latent deployment of 5G, are already considered as a fundamental input of any economic process. But the conventional approach to measuring the economic activity of a given country is not adapted to calculate the business volume generated by the so-called Data Economy.

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Globales · Mobile · Internet & OTT · Regulation13/09/2019

Connected cars: Europe moves towards connectivity standard over 5G

This was decided by the European Commission after a debate on either adopting this technology or WiFi. Among the automakers that support 5G is Mercedes-Benz, one of the most experienced in Car-to-X Communications (C2X). On the other side are Renault, Toyota and Volkswagen.

Globales · Mobile13/09/2019

Combination of sensors and detection of critical situations, main challenges of autonomous driving

Convergencialatina participated this week at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. Two providers of automotive technology systems, Continental and Bosch, trusted the difficulties they face in their experiences with C2X.

Regional · Mobile · Spectrum10/09/2019

Outlook of the transition in Latin America

Time for disputes and assessments on the way to 5G

While Antel de Uruguay tests the first terminals to deploy specific services, in Mexico, Chile and Brazil there is an intense level of discussion about spectrum prices, positioning of each operator against the new technology and the 3.5 Ghz band, respectively.

México · Operators29/08/2019

Carlos Aya Caro to assume as CEO and President of Telefónica México in replacement of Carlos Morales Paulín

The appointment is given in a framework of speculation about the possible sale of the Mexican subsidiary, as happened with the Central American divisions.

Brasil · Operators · Spectrum09/08/2019

Brazilian telecommunications sector formalizes its proposals for 5G development

Ericsson proposed to use the entire existing spectrum for 5G, including bands for satellite broadband. The main operators emphasized different aspects to be taken into account in the next 5G frequency tender scheduled for 2020.

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