Category: 5G

Antel to invest almost USD 150 million in fiber optic and 5G infrastructure in Uruguay

Uruguayan President, Luis Lacalle Pou, held a meeting last week with Gabriel Gurmendez, CEO at the countrys telco Antel. According to information reported on several local websites, including La Diaria, the executive reported that an agreement was reached, which allows to accelerate some investments related to fiber optic coverage in the country. According to Gurmendez, [...]

Band and Claro develop first sports broadcast with 5G in Brazil

Brazilian FTA TV channel Rede Bandeirantes (Band), owned by Grupo Bandeirantes de Comunicação, and the telecommunications company Claro Brasil (America Movil), have made this last Sunday, April 25th, the first sports broadcast using 5G technology in Brazil. According to the information reported by UOL and other specialized websites in the country, it took place during [...]

Nokia and TV Azteca compete first 5G connectivity trial for TV broadcasting in Latin America

Finnish multinational company Nokia has officially announced on March 23rd that it has completed the first 5G connectivity trial for TV broadcasting in Latin America, together with TV Azteca (Grupo Salinas). The trial was conducted at TV Aztecas premises in Mexico City. As officially reported from Nokia, trials consisted on HD/4K video images transmission directly [...]

DirecTV launches new internet plans with 5G in Bogota

Days ago, DirecTV (AT&T) officially announced the launch of new 5G internet plans in some locations of Bogota, Colombia. As the company officially reported on its website, the offer is available in the Kennedy town, although, according to several specialized websites, the company intends to expand it to others, such as Engativa. As reported by [...]

Novator Partners may buy Telefonica’s subsidiary in Colombia

As reported by the Spanish newspaper El Economista, private equity firm Novator Partners is evaluating the possibility of acquiring Telefónica’s subsidiary in Colombia. According to industry sources quoted by the newspaper, Novator Partners interest is in an initial phase, although other acquisitions in the country are also considered, such as that of mobile operator Avantel. [...]

Anatel proves 5G interferences on C band satellite TV in Brazil

Testings developed by  Brazilian regulator Anatel during last months with equipment from different companies and operators proved that 5G network in the 3.5 GHz band causes interferences on C band satellite TV. According to Everton Souza, Engineer at Valvi Solutions -one of the companies that took part of testings developed by Anatel- the interference impact [...]