Latin America - Developing Telecoms

Latin America telecommunications news, articles, white papers and case studies.

Redknee streamlines billing in Antigua

Converged billing is expected to become greatly simplified for the Antigua Public Utilities Authority now that Redknee has been brought in to streamline APUA's billing system. Based on a turnkey contract APUA can now look forward to offering innovative rates and


TVA signs Nortel to conduct Brazilian WiMAX trial

TVA, the Brazilian pay TV company, has a business vision of delivering mobile broadband and hyper-connected communications to businesses and consumers alike. For this reason, TVA has commissioned Nortel to work on a WiMAX trial designed to exploit 4G to the


VoIP for US Hispanic/Latin American markets

DigiLinea, a VoIP infrastructure and service provider to the US Hispanic and Latin American markets, has announced that KDDI will use the DigiLinea US Hispanic/Latin American VoIP Enabler Platform to provide its clients worldwide with the availability of local DIDs from over 100 cities across...

Unprecedented growth for high-speed mobile broadband

The worldwide movement by operators to deploy high-speed mobile broadband services based on W-CDMA and High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) standards is claimed by the GSM Association (GSMA) to be fuelling unprecedented economies of scale in the supply of equipment for


Bolivian Power Company integrates through RAD

The Bolivian Power Company (COBEE, or Compañía Boliviana de Energía Eléctrica) has integrated its SCADA, PLC, data information and telephony transport services by deploying Optimux-XLE1 optical multi-plexers manufactured by RAD Data Communications...

Costa Rica - a Latin tiger?

A whole tranche of factors is making its presence felt as Costa Rica assumes increasing importance as a centre for investment. Enter an educated workforce with a strong command of English, political stability, tax breaks, lower costs, and proximity to North America. This article is based on one...

Vivo plumps for CoreMedia DRM

CoreMedia, a provider of interoperable digital rights management, has announced that Vivo, the largest mobile operator in the Southern Hemisphere, has selected CoreMedia DRM for its comprehensive digital content services. Also ordered are the MMBox/DiNO


Americatel rolls out Thomson IP telephony/Triple-play services

Thomson Cirpack soft switches have been purchased by Americatel, an affiliate of

C&W rolls out Roamware across the Caribbean

Roamware has launched its advanced roaming services across 12 mobile networks owned by the Cable & Wireless International Communications Company in the

Survey: How to win and keep customers

Two of the world's developing telecoms markets, Thailand and Brazil feature in Nokia's new survey of almost 4,000 customers in five markets (Germany, the UK, and the US are the other three). The research was aimed at one of the biggest problems facing operators worldwide - customer turnover, or...

Chile's RedVoiss set to rival Skype

Chilean internet telephony provider RedVoiss has launched SippyPhone, a free service which it hopes will compete with Skype. The service consists of software installed on a PC; communication is possible by microphone or through a handset...

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