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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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.

Perú · Mobile · Regulation · Spectrum28/11/2019

New guidelines for digital services in Peru: 2G shutdown and infrastructure sharing promoted

In October, the Peruvian Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MTC) submitted comments on the guidelines for the development of new services and digital technologies. Operators must present to the entity a migration plan towards new technologies that can be executed in two years. The amount of existing loT devices in 2G and their migration to other networks will be evaluated.  

Regional · Software and Applications19/11/2019

The "Last Milers": the legal vacuum of e-commerce catalysts

The business model of electronic commerce companies focused on the last mile, that is, in the delivery of the package to the user after online purchase, will invoice around US$ 4.89 billion at the end of 2024. However the wave of growth brought with it regulatory challenges that have not yet been resolved.

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