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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Complaints, raids and suspicions in Uruguay

Antel and Ursec adapt to the "new normal" with drastic changes in leadership

The public company and the telecommunications regulator are going through troubled days, which came from the hand of the new government of Lacalle Pou. How were the three hottest months in the country?

The first semester of 2020 brought profound changes for the telecommunications sector in Uruguay. In just three months, Antel and the Communications Services Regulatory Unit (Ursec, in Spanish) had new presidents -in the public company, two different-, and judicial processes, while they had to respond to the necessary actions to combat, from the place that corresponds to each one, the spread of the coronavirus in the country.

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Regional · Regulation14/07/2020

Post pandemic regulation in Latin America: universalization and cybersecurity, axes for new normality

Among the alternatives that are gaining strength in the region for the debate table after the health crisis are the minimum broadband speed regulations; strategies for access to devices sustained over time; and regulatory sandboxes.

Argentina · Operators09/07/2020

ISPs and cooperatives take their first steps in virtualization

Although viewed by some as a complex and high-cost process, only accessible to operators with a large mass of customers, solutions to virtualize network functions are beginning to be applied in the world of small and medium ISPs and ICT service cooperatives.

Perú · Terrestrial Backbones07/07/2020

Azteca begins hard way out of RDNFO while MTC structures new model

In December 2019, the Ministry of Transport and Communications received a proposal from the backbone network licensee to terminate the contract by mutual agreement. The Peruvian government's counterproposal includes multiple changes to Azteca's initial suggestion, amog them, on the review of multiple deployment failures.

Argentina · Mobile · Operators · Equipment Providers and Network Solutions02/07/2020

Virtualization paves the way for 5G, as a preview of upcoming use cases

Network virtualization in Argentina has so far occurred on the Core part of the network, and the next piece of the puzzle is on the radio, in a clear move toward the edge. This transition will allow the construction of a mobile IoT offer for the business, logistics, and manufacturing segments, among many others.

Argentina · Software and Applications29/06/2020

Hyperconvergence models are here to stay in the Health vertical

To sustain the digital transformation in this segment, the investment in infrastructure goes towards hyperconverged models (Hyper-converged infrastructure –HCI-), which combine the virtualization of storage, computing (virtual machines and containers) and security (firewalls, for example).

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