América Móvil's second-quarter 2014 wireline segment revenues saw the benefit of increases in both pay TV and broadband access subscriber increases.
While Internet pundits continue to measure the large amount of Internet traffic the World Cup created, none of that traffic would have been possible without a robust fiber-based network foundation.
Telefónica is in talks on the sale of its stake in Telecom Italia in an effort to relieve regulatory pressure in Brazil, local newspaper Folha de S.Paulo reported on Friday.
More than 135,000 mobile calls and over 1 million data sessions were recorded during the opening match of the World Cup between Brazil and Croatia at the Sao Paulo Arena, according to Brazilian telecoms association Sinditelebrasil.
Vonage is furthering its push into the international services market, announcing that it has launched its consumer VoIP service in Brazil as part of a joint venture with Datora Telecom.
Telecom Italia CEO Marco Patuano has reportedly been so impressed by AT&T's ability to transform its business in recent years that he has sought advice from the U.S. company's CEO Randall Stephenson on how to change the fortunes of the struggling Italian operator.
Anatel, Brazil's telecom regulator, has put together a new working group to coordinate the migration from IPv4 to IPv6, reports Teletime.
Telecom Italia CEO Marco Patuano continued to stress that its Brazilian unit is an important asset for the company and said there are no discussions over selling the business.
Brazil regional service provider Sercomtel continues to see copper cable theft incidents rising in its service areas, reporting that thieves stole 1,724 meters of telephone cables in January alone.
Telefónica is planning to buy and then break up Tim Brasil together with local rivals América Móvil and Oi, according to a report in a report in Italian daily Il Sole 24 Ore. However, Telecom Italia issued a statement that it is "not aware of any offer for Tim Brasil" and reiterated that it regards its Brazilian unit as a strategic asset.