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cVidya deploys MoneyMap revenue assurance at Antel Uruguay

cVidya Networks, which specialises in enhancing telecom data integrity, revenue assurance and dealer management systems, has announced that Antel, Uruguay's state-owned telecoms service provider, has signed an agreement for implementation of cVidya's MoneyMap suite solution throughout its...

Latin Americans eager to embrace mobile money transfers

Latin Americans living in the USA are keen to adopt money transfer using the less traditional method of a mobile phone, according to a survey commissioned by Upaid, the leading mobile payments provider. Upaid commissioned Research Now to survey US citizens transferring money...

The Impact of Technology on Social Inclusion

Daniel Scioli, governor of Buenos Aires and John Chambers, chairman and CEO of Cisco recently held a virtual meeting to inaugurate Cisco's first TelePresence system in Argentina. They used the opportunity to discuss the use of technology for health, education and economic...

Dominican Republic's Codetel deploys Ceragon FibeAir 3200T

Caribbean telecoms operators have enjoyed many successes in recent years, with the Dominican Republic boasting five million mobiles within a population of ten million. To support network expansion and coverage, local fixed/wireless operator Codetel has deployed Ceragon's FibeAir 3200T all-indoor...

Andicom creates a digital experience in Colombia

Andicom, one of the longest established ICT congresses in Latin America and the leading communications event in Colombia is creating a digital city, U-City. U-City will offer visitors to the congress an interactive showroom of services, applications and solutions which aims to...

HP charges into emerging markets

Four major telecoms providers operating in emerging markets have recently adopted HP's new charging technology to service up to 320 million subscribers. The system allows operators to offer customer-centric pricing models...

Upaid Launches Online Top-Up Service to Brazilians

Upaid Systems has launched a new online service which allows Brazilian expatriates in the USA to top up the phones of their friends and family in Brazil. RechargeBrazil.com is the first website of its kind: a bilingual English/Brazilian-Portuguese service accessible via any internet connection....

Wavion wins wide-area Wi-Fi project in San Luis

High-speed wireless Internet is now a reality in Argentina's San Luis Province, as the result of collaboration by Wavion, La Punta University and Xiden Networking. This is a pioneering project which brings free, wide-area Internet to a region of Argentina...

FITEL fund supports Peruvian rural broadband

Peru's Universal Service Fund is launching a campaign to bring broadband to the country's rural backwaters. Designed ultimately to be taken over by an operator, the campaign is intended to benefit 1.5 million Peruvians in more than 3,500 isolated localities...

Raul Castro allows Cubans to possess mobile phones

Cubans are now able to buy mobile phones. They can now use pre-paid systems to make both national and international calls. This is the first time that this has been possible in Cuba and reflects a limited programme of economic liberalisation which Raul Castro is authorising, not...

Demand for Networking Skills Grows in Latin America

A new Networking Skills Gap study commissioned by Cisco has revealed a future gap of nearly 27 percent between supply and demand of Internetworking experts by 2010. The shortage equates to nearly 90,000 qualified professionals who would need to be trained before then to meet

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