Wednesday, April 14, 2021

NPlay Southern Cone 2021

Neutral networks to be instrumental in leveraging broadband growth

Much was said yesterday, on the second day of NPlay Southern Cone 2021, in relation to the progress of neutral networks. As Eduardo Jedruch, Director of Regulations for the Fiber Broadband Association LATAM Chapter said, operators of these networks are an alternative to achieve operational efficiencies. Four architectures are distinguished for this multi-operator or multi-service purpose: network slicing; centralized splitting; TAP splitting and distributed splitting. According to Jedruch, the Argentine market joins the growth of neutral networks throughout the region, especially in the last two years.

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Regional · Operators13/05/2021

Telefónica's net profit rose 118.3% in first quarter due to lower costs and a lesser impact of Covid-19

It reached € 886 million, also in response to a stable operating cash flow and to the evolution of exchange rates compared to those recorded by the end of 2020. Revenues fell 9% year-on-year. Hispam contributes 19% of the group's sales, and Brazil, 16%.

Chile · Fixed Broadband · Terrestrial Backbones · Operators19/05/2021

WOM Chile to add 300,000 homes passed with FTTH during this year

Miguel Mansilla, VP of the operator's Network, spoke with Convergencialatina about the first plans for fixed services: they already have 49,000 clients accessing broadband. He also acknowledged that the commercial offering landscape on 5G is still unclear.

Regional · Submarine Cables27/05/2021

The utopia of connecting the Antarctic continent with fiber

Grupo Datco, from Argentina, is studying the feasibility of a project that will require more than US$ 30 million in investments. Silica Networks’ subsidiaries, the holding company, from Argentina, Brazil and Chile, will allocate US$ 2 million to this first step, how is the connectivity in Antarctic bases.

Perú · Mobile · Fixed Broadband · Operators20/04/2021

Particular strategies for debut of commercial 5G over 3.5 GHz

Entel and Claro launched commercial offers for FWA fixed internet in early March, while Telefónica focuses on fiber deployment. Last week, the MTC authorized the deployment for mobile services and Entel and Claro immediately started up.

Regional · Convergence · Internet & OTT · Politics19/04/2021

Central America and the challenge of sustaining education in times of pandemic

Governments took initiatives that include state investment and agreements with private parties for the development of educational platforms. WhatsApp stands out among the most used apps in the region. The problem faced by all countries is the delay in their economic and social development.

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A DIARIO LATINO 22-06-2021

Brasil · Regulation · Operators 21/06/2021

Anatel authorizes Claro to create a tower company

España · Internet & OTT · Operators 21/06/2021

Telefónica launches its music service already tested in Latin America

México · Operators 21/06/2021

MVNOs double their market share in one year

Chile · Terrestrial Backbones · Internet & OTT · Operators 21/06/2021

National Economic Prosecutor's Office approves the sale of Movistar's fiber optic subsidiary to KKR

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