Thursday, June 27, 2019

Spectrum in the middle of the discussion about the merger of Claro with Nextel

The Brazilian antitrust agency has begun a consultation to determine if this operation is against the competitiveness of the mobile market.

The approval or not of the CADE (Administrative Council of Economic Defense) of the purchase operation of Nextel by Claro, will not be of easy resolution for that antitrust agency, taking into account the various intricacies of the Brazilian telecommunications market. That is why it has consulted various actors and even accepted as part of the process the main competitors of Claro, namely Vivo, TIM and Oi.

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Brasil · Pay TV · Regulation · Spectrum19/12/2019

Brazilian market expects 2020 to be the basis for 5G deployment

The next meeting of Anatel’s Steering Council will take place in mid-January, which could culminate in a final vote on which the proposals will advance for the 5G auction: that of Emmanoel Campelo or that of Vicente Aquino. There is also expectation about the modification of the Pay-TV Law as regards the commercialization of linear channels on the Internet.

Jamaica · Operators17/12/2019

Jamaican government evaluates alternatives to achieve improvements in Digicel and Flow's quality of service

Jamaicans tolerate great difficulties in telecommunications services, as reported by the Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology and the regulator OUR (Office of Public Services Regulation). The idea is to create a specialized telecommunications entity and open the market, among other options.

Argentina · Politics13/12/2019

The objective of developing Argentina 4.0 in the framework of digital social justice

The new Government's strategies to accelerate the country's entry into the knowledge economy.

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.

Globales · Spectrum22/11/2019

WRC-19 comes to its end in Egypt: mmWave spectrum was identified for 5G services

Among the agreements reached for the Final Radio Regulations Act, the bands 24.25-27.5 Ghz, 37-43.5 Ghz, 45.5-47 Ghz, 47.2-48.2 Ghz and 66-71 Ghz were identified for IMT. After four weeks of debate, the meeting in Egypt came to an end today, with other definitions on protection of Earth exploration satellite services, HAPS and procedures for non-geostationary satellites.

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Perú · Internet & OTT · Software and Applications 17/01/2020

3,012 complaints for computer crimes were registered in 2019

Costa Rica · E-Government 17/01/2020

MICITT presents guidelines for digital technologies

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