ITU Telecom Young Innovators Competition

Ooredoo and ITU, the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technology are looking for the most promising tech start-ups aimed at inspiring the creation, aggregation or digitization of local content, particularly in non-Latin scripts. This may involve local script content, or resolving the technical challenges of digitizing non-Latin...

CANTO Weekly Newsletter – BNamericas: 04/04/14

Friday, April 4, 2014 Indotel finalizing tougher service quality regulations, price caps – Dominican R. Columbus International completes US$1.25bn bond offering – Regional Could Cuba’s foreign investment reform boost the telecoms sector? – Cuba Digicel expands presence in Turks & Caicos – Caribbean Roundup: Orange, Tricom, Cisco, online gambling –...

CANTO Weekly Newsletter – BNamericas: 03/28/14

Digicel to build underground fiber optic network in Jamaica – Jamaica Columbus International to issue US$1.25bn unsecured notes – Barbados CA pushes telcos to go beyond MDM with enterprise mobility platform – Regional Telefónica announces global content delivery partnership with Akamai – Regional Panama renews Telefónica’s 20-year concession license –...

CANTO Weekly Newsletter – BNamericas: 03/21/14

Digicel prices senior notes – Regional Jamaican telcos clash over alleged improper charges – Jamaica Roundup: Digicel, Anatel, Transmilenio – Colombia, Jamaica Mexico’s regulatory measures seen hitting América Móvil revenue – Mexico, Regional Telefónica, Samsung sign partnership agreement – Regional  The information presented and opinions expressed herein are those of...

CANTO Weekly Newsletter – BNamericas: 03/14/14

Regulator approves Tricom sale – Dominican R. Saint Lucia kicks off local IXP – Regional Cuba to authorize household internet connections – Cuba Cuba seen as only LatAm “internet enemy,” concerns raised in Venezuela, Colombia – Regional Telecom Italia calls off dividend payment, mulls tower sales in Brazil and Italy...

CANTO Weekly Newsletter – BNamericas: 03/07/14

Bermudan operators up the ante as number portability introduced – Caribbean AT&T announces network upgrade investments in Puerto Rico – Puerto Rico MWC 2014: Latin America M2M not consumer-oriented, says Pyramid – Regional Roundup: Indec, Freelancer.com, Osiptel – Regional Roundup: BT, Ecuador fixed telephony, Tigo Music – Regional The information...

CANTO Weekly Newsletter – BNamericas: 02/28/14

Alcatel-Lucent, LIME working on all-IP architecture – Caribbean Fitch assigns Digicel a B rating, stable outlook – Regional Nokia to detail its future only after transaction with Microsoft closes – Regional America Móvil calls for investment-friendly regulatory framework in LatAm – Regional WhatsApp to continue running autonomously, assures Zuckerberg –...

CANTO Weekly Newsletter – BNamericas: 02/21/14

Dominican Republic joins Central American telecoms commission Comtelca – Dominican R. Roundup: Broadband, LIME, Bahamas Cable – Regional Latin America represents 8% of global M2M connections by end-2013 – Study – Regional Xinwei equipment finally arrives in Nicaragua, but investments remain low – Nicaragua Ericsson, Ciena combine forces to strengthen...

CANTO Weekly Newsletter – BNamericas: 02/14/14

CTU kicks off workshops on technology-driven innovation – Regional Roundup: CWC, Cantv, Fibertel – Regional Cuba to introduce temporary international mobile call rate cut – Cuba Roundup: Millicom, NICE Systems, MetroPCS – Mexico, Regional Latin America to have 405mn smartphones in 2018, Cisco says – Regional The information presented and...

Ericsson Application Awards competition supports local innovation in Latin America and Caribbean

Ericsson Application Awards competition supports local innovation in Latin America and Caribbean Developers, startups and individuals from around the world can submit their application ideas Winners will be awarded monetary prizes ranging from EUR 10,000 to EUR 25,000 Deadline for application submissions is February 28 As the deadline for the...