More action on the Brazil broadband front as America Movil said it is studying the possibility of slimming down operations in the country by merging its fixed and mobile carriers and its cable TV operations.
GVT has introduced a 150 Mbps tier for its fiber to the home service offering in Brazil, exceeding its previous 100 Mbps limit and boosting its competitiveness with Telefonica's Vivo.
Shipments of smartphones will surpass feature phones for the first time this year, according to a new report from research firm IDC, marking a tipping point as mobile broadband adoption expands and smartphone prices come down worldwide. The report also found that China will outpace the United States as the world's largest smartphone market both this year and on into the future.
Telefonica's Latin America subsidiary Vivo is launching what it says is the first active 100G optical network in Brazil.
Globe-spanning telecommunications services to the financial industry, such as low-latency networking, will continue to have a dramatic effect on the bottom lines of carriers, manufacturers and vendors, an Insight Research report says.
Vindicating the belief that IPTV is an international phenomenon, leading set-top box maker Amino Technologies is taking its IPTV set-top business south--literally--and pursuing Latin America as a market expansion opportunity.
Although more than 50 percent of all U.S. mobile users now own smartphones, smartphones still have a lot of growth ahead of them in emerging markets, according to a new report from research firm Nielsen.
Google, in collaboration with Brazilian advertising firm Enox On>life Media, is sponsoring free Wi-Fi service in bars across southern Brazil for a 90-day period during the Brazilian summer.
Mexican online premium and on-demand video entertainment provider Totalmovie has announced plans to launch an Internet-based live television service in 2013 that it will make available to consumers using Web- and Internet-connected devices like TVs, smartphones, tablets, streaming players and video consoles.
Brazil-based telco Oi on Friday said it is one of the suitors interested in purchasing competitive telco Global Village Telecom (GVT).