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Peru pumps $415M to deliver 4G to 1 million people

Peru pumps $415M to deliver 4G to 1 million people

The Peruvian Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) announced it will invest PEN15 billion ($415 million) as part of measures to bring 4G connectivity to over a million citizens who have never had access to mobile services before.

Chile joins Oracle cloud family

Chile joins Oracle cloud family

Last week saw the opening of the Chile Cloud Region, computer technology corporation Oracle’s 29th cloud region worldwide. Latin American customers and partners will now have regional access to many of Oracle’s cloud services.

Nokia, Tigo test standalone 5G in Colombia

Nokia, Tigo test standalone 5G in Colombia

Nokia conducted 5G standalone tests in the 3.5GHz band in collaboration with Colombian operator Tigo in the city of Medellin, as the companies prepare for the country’s commercial launch of 5G.

Brazil strikes $1.3 billon off Oi debt

Brazil strikes $1.3 billon off Oi debt

The Brazilian Attorney General Office ruled to strike-off half of operator Oi’s fines totalling BRL14.3 billion ($2.7 billion) owed to watchdog Anatel, a major boost for the debt-ridden operator.

America Movil taps Nokia for Colombia 5G pilot

America Movil taps Nokia for Colombia 5G pilot

America Movil’s Colombian unit Claro launched a 5G network trial in an exclusive collaboration with Nokia, which is apparently the largest 5G pilot to take place in the country, to test the network standard in sectors such as health, smart cities and education.

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