Tuesday, July 30, 2019

E-commerce and Knowledge-Based Services, axes of the impact of the Mercosur-EU agreement in the ICT sector

Argentina and Brazil must adapt their productive sectors to achieve significant increases in their exports. In the case of electronic commerce, this is the first agreement in which Mercosur as a whole assumes commitments and recognizes the need to create a corresponding regulatory framework.

The strategic partnership between the Mercosur and European Union blocs implies the integration of a market of 773 million inhabitants, almost a quarter of the GDP (world's Gross Domestic Product), and more than US$ 100 billion of trade bilateral goods and services. The agreement document provides that more than 90% of the exports of each block obtain tariff benefits in a maximum period of ten years, with few exceptions.

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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.

Panamá · Economy12/09/2019

Panama promotes its digital free zone

The so-called "Silicon Valley" of the Central American country will require investments of US$38 million. It will offer specialized services in e-commerce, big data, blockchain, among others, which are expected to generate more than 1,000 jobs during its first year of operation. The lack of trained technical personnel will be a challenge to solve.

Brasil · Pay TV02/09/2019

Economy and politics come together to change rules of the game on Brazilian pay TV

The conflict over Fox's linear channels and the approval of the purchase of Time Warner by AT&T, are the triggers of a regulatory framework that became obsolete faced with technology advancement.

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Brasil · Regulation · Equipment Providers and Network Solutions 13/09/2019

For Furukawa, there will be a new wave of investments for approval of PLC 79

Globales · Mobile · Internet & OTT · Regulation 13/09/2019

Connected cars: Europe moves towards connectivity standard over 5G

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