Tuesday, June 28, 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?

The tensions caused by video streaming over telecommunications infrastructure upset the balance of net neutrality. The collaborative schemes that have so far characterized the Internet ecosystem are beginning to crumble because the balance of power between network owners and large content providers is dissimilar. In particular, smaller ISPs are less able to access Netflix, Google, Meta and others, and rarely manage to participate in revenue share models with these players.

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Brasil · Pay TV · Free to Air TV - TDT22/04/2024

Brazilian linear TV seeks to reconvert to avoid its extinction

Competition with streaming has led the main groups to have their own platforms to be able to compete on other screens. The arrival of TV 3.0 can help in its conversion.

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.

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Chile · Internet & OTT · Regulation 24/04/2024

Interoperability of clinical records to be law

Globales · Free to Air TV - TDT 24/04/2024

Paramount puts Chilevisión and Telefé up for sale

América Latina · Mobile · Internet & OTT · Operators 24/04/2024

Entel to invest US$618 million this year in Chile and Peru focused on mobile and home businesses

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