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Boosting bandwidth for rural areas

There has been a vast increase in data growth in most markets over the last few years, with rising mobile penetration in the rural regions of emerging markets often cited as a key driver for competitiveness.

This has lead to many discussions on how best to develop and promote mobile


Recharge service connects Europe with Latin America

An even greater number of mobile users in Latin America can now have their phones topped up by friends and relatives in Europe following the extension of a wide-reaching top-up service by one of the largest operators in the region. Telefonica will offer the service in partnership with recharge


Telefonica seeks compensation from Mexico

The Spanish operator Telefonica has lodged a claim for over US$1 billion in damages against Mexico, claiming that regulatory changes made by the Central American country over the past few years have adversely affected both its revenue and investment plans...

NSN looking to gain ground with Brazilian 4G

NSN has declared its intention of becoming a major player in Brazil’s 4G network equipment market, with the vendor’s Latin American chairman Aluizio Byrro stating that the company is aiming at taking a third of this market...

Latin America: Mobile Payments are Evolving

Latin America’s adoption of mobile commerce solutions evolved throughout 2011. Many financial institutions revisited their deployment of mobile banking, and mobile network operators formed mobile payments alliances - most notably America Movil, which formed a joint venture with Citibank, and


LTE makes its debut in Puerto Rico

Mobile users in Puerto Rico will soon be able to enjoy a superior experience in data applications - including internet surfing, online gaming, social media and video conferencing – following the announcement of a new deal between the island’s leading operator and Ericsson...

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