Tag Archives: Telecommunications

Enacom to make licensing process for cooperatives faster

Claudio Ambrosini, Head of the Argentina Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones (Enacom), reported Nextv News that the process to deliver pay TV licenses for telecommunications cooperatives will be implemented faster. Cooperatives are my priority, emphasized the executive. Cooperatives have a special process involved to assign them pay TV licenses that, as reported by referents from the [...]

New Uruguay Government prepares changes in the telecommunications area

New Uruguays President, Luis Lacalle Pou, presented a new project to be applied from next March 1st, when starting his presidential term. Titled Uruguay seguro, transparente y de oportunidades, the initiative suggest to make changes in the current telecommunications legislation and other areas, and consists of 10 sections and more than 400 articles.  The initiative [...]

Brazil asks its population on how to continue taking measures against piracy

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) made a public consultation to its citizens, in order to obtain suggestions on how to combat piracy in the countrys telecommunications area. The entity also spread a report that gave several details on these topic and how it is affecting telecommunications industry at a national level. We must help the [...]

Tigo Une to expand to other 26 Colombian locations

Mauricio Ramos, CEO of Millicom in Colombia -where the company operates under the Tigo brand-, gave details about the investment that the company is making in the country and explained that it has stopped being a regional operator to deploy a project at a national level, which is already present in more than 1 million [...]

Argentina launches National Plan of Telecommunications and Connectivity

The government of Argentina announced the National Telecommunications and Connectivity Plan, which seeks to promote the development of new fixed broadband networks and 4G technology. The announcements were made by President Mauricio Macri and Deputy Chief of Staff Andrés Ibarra. “Reducing poverty is the most important goal of our government, which is why it is [...]

Argentina opens debate on convergence

During the opening ceremony of the 2018 Jornadas Internacionales conference, Andrés Ibarra, Argentinas Secretary of Modernization, highlighted the actions that the government is carrying out in the telecommunications area. “Connectivity is the key to development and inclusion,” the official said. “We finished 30,000 km of illuminated fiber, which serves more than 500 localities through the [...]

Mexico reaches 22.6 million pay TV accesses

The Mexican Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) presented the Q118 results of the telecommunications market. Pay TV recorded 22.6 million accesses, an increase of 1.5% when compared to the total figure reported by operators in the same period of the previous year. According to the data provided by the regulator, the service penetration maintains at 67% [...]

Argentine Senate gives preliminary approval to “short” telecommunications law

The Argentine Senate gave preliminary approval to the bill for the Promotion of ICT Infrastructure and Competition, known as the “short law”, which allows telecommunications companies to provide DTH, among other points. The initiative now goes to the Chamber of Deputies. The project – sent to the Senate by the Executive Power – had begun [...]

Argentina moves forward with short telecommunications law

The Argentine Senate approved the opinion of the “short” telecommunication law, which allows telcos to provide DTH in the country, among other points. The initiative is expected to be addressed next week. The debate of the bill for the promotion and deployment of infrastructure and competition of Tics (this is the official name) began in [...]

Argentine telcos near DTH approval decision

In a meeting with journalists held during Jornadas Internacionales 2017, Miguel de Godoy, head of the National Entity for Communications (Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones, Enacom), said that it is “very likely” that the government will give telephone companies the approval to offer pay TV using DTH technology. Currently, telecom companies are allowed to provide pay [...]