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America Movil's pay TV additions drive up wireline-revenue generating units to 71.8M

América Móvil's second-quarter 2014 wireline segment revenues saw the benefit of increases in both pay TV and broadband access subscriber increases.

Report: Brazil equipped country with 15,000 km of fiber to support the World Cup

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.

Report: Telefónica in talks to sell Telecom Italia stake

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.

World Cup: Brazil vs Croatia match sparks 1M mobile data sessions

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 brings consumer VoIP service to Brazil, emphasizes low-cost landline, mobile calling

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.

Report: Telecom Italia looks to AT&T CEO for advice

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.

Brazil's Anatel launches IPv6 working group

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 reiterates commitment to TIM Brasil

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's Sercomtel sees rise in copper theft

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.

Report: Telefónica plans Tim Brasil sale as Telecom Italia plots defence strategy

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.