Monday, May 29, 2023

Educational robotics positioned for the leap from instructional to a competency-based model

The Federal Plan for Educational Robotics will distribute 4,500 kits to schools nationwide, manufactured by the local company Faniot. The province of Misiones is the most advanced in this field. Various companies are competing for a growing market.

Through the Federal Plan for Educational Robotics, around 4,500 kits manufactured by the public-private Misiones-based company, Faniot, will be introduced into the Argentine educational system in 2023. Last year, 1,000 devices were delivered in fifteen provinces. Now, the plan is being driven by the national government, and it is expected to cover all jurisdictions by the end of the year, reaching a total of 40,000 students and 960 teachers.

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Uruguay · Operators06/06/2024

Antel Open Digital Lab prepares new “Challenge” for last quarter of 2024, focused on Edge Computing, IOT and AR/XR

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Argentina · Software and Applications · Data Center04/06/2024

Generative AI changes data center investment priorities

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América Latina · Equipment Providers and Network Solutions03/06/2024

“We see an opportunity in fiber deployment carried out by operators”

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América Latina · Software and Applications27/05/2024

"Telecommunications companies seek to improve customer service"

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Globales · Data Center · Operators22/05/2024

While everyone lowers Capex, neutral network operators raised it by 8% in 2023

It reached US$34.8 billion, according to a report by MTN Consulting. The largest investment corresponded to China Tower. Private funds are the most dynamic factor in the sector. The objective is to incorporate GenAI into the business model. The rise in interest rates hit cash flow due to its impact on the debt stock.

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