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Thursday, January 16, 2020

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

The bidding model will be the key to envision the final collection that some estimate at US$ 6 billion. The Ministry of Economy will be decisive in determining the type of contest.

There is no doubt for anyone in the Brazilian telecommunications sector that 2020 will be essentially marked by the bidding of spectrum for 5G, which was originally scheduled to take place in March this year and now will surely happen in early 2021, in the best case.

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In search of normality, Bolivia elects’ president next Sunday

The MAS representative, Luis Arce, and former president Carlos Mesa are the main candidates, although polls indicate a second round as probable.

República Dominicana · Regulation07/10/2020

New management at head of Indotel wants to increase demand for quality in expansion of services

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Argentina · Regulation · Politics24/09/2020

Opportunity to debate regulation of Decree 690 and also the strategic role of ICT in the post-pandemic

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Argentina · Regulation · Economy18/09/2020

Knowledge Economy Law remains on hold in the Senate

The project that proposes to modify aspects of Law 27.506 - establishing the Regime for the Promotion of the Knowledge Economy- is on hold in the Senate of the Nation pending its treatment and approval.

Argentina · Terrestrial Backbones · Satellites · Politics · Data Center17/09/2020

Argentine government launches the National Connectivity Program

President Alberto Fernández yesterday led the launch of the National Connectivity Program, which provides for a total investment of US$ 504 million to provide fiber optic and satellite connectivity throughout the country. The initiative also contemplates the enhancement of the Arsat Open Digital Television and Data Center infrastructure.

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Brasil · Operators 26/10/2020

Um Telecom prepares to operate as an MVNO

México · Operators · Spectrum 26/10/2020

AT&T returns spectrum due to a price hike

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Turner interested in Bolivian soccer TV rights

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