Tuesday, November 01, 2022

European regulators disagree on "fair contribution" demanded by operators to OTTs

The BEREC report dismantled the telcos' arguments. It states that it has not been proven that higher traffic generates higher costs. And it pointed out that the increase in traffic is caused by the ISP's end-customer, who is charged for it.

The preliminary report of BEREC (Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications), the main European body of telecommunications regulators, on Wednesday, October 12, rejected the arguments used by European operators to justify the call for European legislation to encourage a "fair contribution" by application and content providers (CAPs) to fund the expansion of networks.

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Globales · Spectrum24/11/2023

Debate over 6 GHz band heats up first week of WRC-23

After the welcome meetings and the presentation of documents, debates begin to take over the conference venue. Regarding the 6 GHz band, some countries departed from the position of their regions. In the 2nd, it was the case of Mexico. The geopolitical crossovers and the first resolution: not allocating narrow band spectrum for IoT.

Globales · Spectrum14/11/2023

HAPS, HIBS and ESIM emerge as key players in the discussions

The World Radiocommunication Conference will take place in Dubai from November 20 to December 15. CITEL, representing Region 2, will bring 286 proposal agreements. Satellite communications and aerial vehicle communications will be at the center of the discussion. What will happen with the 6 GHz band?"

Argentina · Regulation · E-Government06/11/2023

Personal Data Protection Bill enters final stage, with criticism from ICT sector

It incorporates international standards, especially the European Regulation on the Protection of Personal Data, among other regulations. It seeks to replace the law passed in 2000 with the most important change: guaranteeing the right of people to the protection of their personal data and informative self-determination from a human rights perspective. The Lower House has until November 20 to discuss the project.

Costa Rica · Regulation · Operators31/10/2023

Conflicts with cybersecurity regulations for 5G to delay rollout of new network

Since the Micitt announced the cybersecurity regulation for the development of 5G networks, there has been nothing but discontent and complaints in all sectors. Now, the Government is debating whether to take a step back or stand firm in its position. However, the only certainty is that the 5G agenda will be affected.

Ecuador · Economy · Politics03/10/2023

Troubled by urgent problems, presidential candidates forget connectivity

Luisa González, from Revolución Ciudadana, and Daniel Noboa, from ADN, will go to the ballot on October 15. In last Sunday's debate, they almost did not address issues related to the reduction of the digital divide, the deployment of 5G or the expansion of digital skills of the population. Polls show a virtual tie between the candidates.

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A DIARIO LATINO 28-11-2023

Globales · Mobile · Fixed Broadband 28/11/2023

New data on global connectivity shows growth, but gaps persist

Chile · Pay TV · Free to Air TV - TDT 28/11/2023

Chile Media Show 2023 kicks off

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