Friday, February 04, 2022

Historical fall of Meta: its shares sank 27% and it lost US$230 billion of market capitalization

Investors responded to a quarterly balance that showed a reduction in users for the first time in 18 years, although it was just 0.05% lower. For analysts, the financial factor is important here, stressed by the upcoming rise in interest rates in the US.

A perfect storm hit Meta and other tech companies. It is not only about financial questions but also about doubts relating to the future of these firms.

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Brasil · Software and Applications · Regulation27/12/2023

Projects to tax the income of Big Techs operating in the Brazilian market

A study by the University of Brasilia determined a potential tax revenue of over US$5.5 billion for the Brazilian Treasury, coming from the main digital services companies.

Perú · Operators18/08/2023

The three keys to Internet for All: one anchor operator, state regional networks and regulatory flexibility

These three factors come together in the success of the initiative. Convergencialatina interviewed Stalin Rivera, Head of Business Strategy, and César Huamán Bazán, Commercial Director, who explained that they already have contracts with Telefónica, the original partner, but also with Entel and Claro. In addition, they managed to add initiatives from the Canon por Cobertura program. B2B already represents 10% of total revenue and OIBDA is already positive.

América Latina · Submarine Cables · Terrestrial Backbones · Data Center13/04/2023

Carriers focus on connecting data centers as next demand big border

The approach of the cloud to the user is the main need to satisfy. The urgency of having the three basic components of any Data Center -space, energy and connectivity- is driving the advancement of the segment.

Cuba · Mobile · Convergence · Free to Air TV - TDT29/06/2022

Internet access has been stagnant for the last two years.

Data released these days by the Onei (National Statistics and Information Office) show little quantitative change in the connectivity of Cubans. A total of 7.5 million people have access to the Internet, with 6 million using cell phones.

Argentina · Internet & OTT28/06/2022

Should Internet networks be content-neutral, and vice versa?

The debate is how to reformulate or expand this concept. With more than 98% of the country's network traffic made up of video, which broke the previous balance dominated by telcos. How are the agreements between operators and Netflix, Google, Paramount+ and Amazon, among other content providers?

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Oi's creditors approve new Judicial Recovery Plan

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América Móvil to invest in 5G across all its markets

América Latina · Pay TV · Free to Air TV - TDT · Internet & OTT 19/04/2024

NAB Show 2024 - Concluded highlighting the weight of AI and the monetization challenge

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