Thursday, July 11, 2019

Interview with Pamela Gidi

Chile's plan to add 14,000 new fiber optic kilometers until 2023

In an interview with Convergencialatina, the head of Chile's Subsecretaría de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel) (Undersecretariat of Telecommunications) stated that they have the 5G tender specifications ready to be launched in January 2020, and it would only be delayed if the companies decide to bring the process to the courts.

Pamela Gidi, head of the Subsecretaría de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel) (Undersecretariat of Telecommunications) of Chile, gave an interview to Convergencialatina, after the announcement of the “historical subsidy" for the National Optical Fiber project. On the plans towards 5G, she announced that his country will be one of the first in the region to launch the new technology, "unless the companies decide to bring the process to the courts".

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Brazilian spectrum auction may be the largest individual auction in the world

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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.

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Perú · Fixed Broadband · Terrestrial Backbones · Regulation 27/01/2020

Broadband Law regulation modified by decree

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