Tuesday, August 06, 2019

National AI strategies: first initiatives sought to contemplate ethical issue from the architecture thereof

Mexico is the first country in the region to formally present a strategy for the use of artificial intelligence. In addition to focusing on privacy, security and skills development, for the OECD and ITU all systems must have the human being as the focus.

While there are several initiatives to create a national Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy, Mexico is the only country in Latin America that formally presented clear action to promote its development, adoption and use. Uruguay identified four pillars within its objectives in this area, which includes within its Digital Agenda: the inclusion of AI in public administration, the ability to develop it, its use and its application and the digitalization of citizenship. In Argentina, the government presented through the Ministry of Science and Technology a call to define the National Plan of Artificial Intelligence 2020-2030, which includes other topics such as blockchain, Internet of things (IoT) and big data and a bilateral cooperation with France, South Korea and Canada.

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Argentina · Mobile · Internet & OTT07/01/2020

IoT business continuous reformulation: now flexible plans, complement with big data and NB-IoT are tested

The formula for the promised “explosion” of IoT does not seem to be in the hands of operators. The business does not take off and Movistar, Claro and Personal go out in search of new approaches to add aggression against the offers of unlicensed networks (Sigfox and LoRa, for example). As summarized by Marcelo Guglielmucci, Marketing and Commercial Planning Manager of Claro Empresas, in dialogue with Convergencia, “there is a continuous reformulation of the business model: whether it is connectivity plus infrastructure, plus a business fee, plus advice, the first variant or the first two, or the other alternatives, or giving everything”.  

Chile · Spectrum14/01/2020

The Government will tender the 700 MHz bands; AWS; 3.5 GHz and 28 GHz for 5G

The Undersecretariat of Telecommunications (SUBTEL) announced a public consultation for the spectrum tender for the 5G network. It will be available until Friday, February 14.

Globales · Regulation09/01/2020

FCC warns of difficulties in implementing 5G

Argentina · Fixed Broadband20/12/2019

Fixed broadband leaves two milestones for 2019

Globales · Internet & OTT · Economy19/12/2019

Shared and electric mobility forces the conversion of Smart Cities business models

Convergencialatina participated in the Smart Cities Expo World Congress event in November. In a work table organized by ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability, the first electric mobility implementations were analyzed. Carsharing and electric skateboards are also part of the new models for smart cities.

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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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