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TNS to expand in Brazil and Latin America

Published 13 Jul 2020 15:52 CET | Brazil, Latin America

Payment solutions provider Transaction Network Services (TNS) will expand its market presence in Brazil where it acquired IoT company Link Solutions last year. The plan is to ...

Londrina to raise BRL 130 million with Sercomtel share sale

Published 13 Jul 2020 15:46 CET | Brazil

The Brazilian city of Londrina has announced the auction of shares of Sercomtel, as part of the privatization process of the regional telecommunications operator. A total of ...

TIM Brasil and C6 Bank launch joint offer

Published 13 Jul 2020 15:40 CET | Brazil

TIM Brasil and C6 Bank have launched a new joint offer for TIM Controle customers. They can double their internet allowance by opening a digital bank account with free credit ...

Algar Telecom approves investment agreement with regulator

Published 13 Jul 2020 15:37 CET | Brazil

Algar Telecom's Board of Directors unanimously approved the Conduct Adjustment Agreement with regulator Anatel. The deal is still in the final phase of approval at the ...

Claro Brasil offers data bonus with new Banco PAN account

Published 13 Jul 2020 15:36 CET | Brazil

Claro Brasil has signed an agreement with Banco PAN, offering its prepaid customers who open a digital account a bonus of 600 MB mobile data. The agreement is part of Banco ...

Barbosa Supermercados launches MVNO

Published 13 Jul 2020 12:50 CET | Brazil

Brazilian retailer Barbosa Supermercados has launched a MVNO with national coverage, accredited by Anatel and offering 4G voice, SMS and internet services. Customers are ...

TIM Brasil to launch 5G in three cities from September

Published 13 Jul 2020 10:56 CET | Brazil

TIM Brasil said that its 5G commercial service will launch initially in the cities of Bento Goncalves (Rio Grande do Sul), Itajuba (Minas Gerais) and Tres Lagoas (Mato Grosso ...

Vivo brings fibre network to 11 new cities

Published 13 Jul 2020 10:53 CET | Brazil

Vivo announced the arrival of its fibre network in eleven more cities in the Southeast, South and Center-West regions in July. The FTTH service now reaches Bebedouro, ...

TIM set to exclude Huawei from 5G core network tender - report

Published 10 Jul 2020 11:07 CET | Brazil, Italy

Telecom Italia (TIM) has decided to exclude Huawei from a lucrative tender to build its 5G core network in both Italy and Brazil, reports Reuters, citing two unnamed sources. ...

IBM to acquire Brazil's WDG Automation

Published 09 Jul 2020 21:16 CET | Brazil

IBM has reached an agreement to acquire WDG Automation, a Brazilian software provider of robotic process automation, for an undisclosed price. WDG Automation provides RPA, ...

Brazilian government to contract fixed and mobiles services for public agencies, bodies

Published 09 Jul 2020 21:13 CET | Brazil

Providers must guarantee 40 percent of the 1 Mbps speed for 3G, 4 Mbps for 4G and the speed available in the local area in case of 2G. The value of the contract is estimated ...

Claro Brasil to launch 5G in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo

Published 09 Jul 2020 21:05 CET | Brazil

Claro Brasil will roll out 5G services in parts of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo in the coming week, reports Valor Economico. In the capital of the State of Rio de Janeiro, 5G ...

TIM Brasil to end zero rating for OTT voice and video apps

Published 09 Jul 2020 21:03 CET | Brazil

TIM Brasil will from end July stop zero rating for voice and video calls in OTT applications WhatsApp and Messenger, reports Teletime. The change will not affect the sending ...

Huawei to develop 5G for unmanned mining project

Published 09 Jul 2020 20:59 CET | Brazil

Huawei has signed a memorandum with Sul Americana de Metais (SAM) for the development of unmanned mining technology and the use of 5G in the operation #ProjetoBloco8, which ...

Brazil mobile telephony user numbers slide while fixed broadband numbers rise in May

Published 09 Jul 2020 20:54 CET | Brazil

Brazil ended May with 225.3 million mobile telephony users, down from 225.6 million the previous month, accounting for a 95.8 percent penetration rate for the service, ...

Samsung launches M31 smartphone in Brazil

Published 09 Jul 2020 20:53 CET | Brazil

Samsung has launched the M31 intermediate smartphone in Brazil. The handset features a set of four rear cameras (64 MP main lens, 8 MP ultra-angle, 5 MP macro and 5 MP in the ...

Seabras Group companies emerge from Chapter 11

Published 09 Jul 2020 10:01 CET | Brazil, United States

The US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has confirmed the Reorganisation Plan of Seabras 1 USA and Seabras 1 Bermuda, enabling them to emerge from ...

Huawei warns Brazil that succumbing to US pressure could delay 5G

Published 08 Jul 2020 14:11 CET | Brazil

Brazil may suffer years of delay in implementing the 5G network plus see higher telecom service costs for customers, if it succumbs to pressure from the US to bar Huawei, ...

Black market mobile phone sales up 135% in Brazil during Q1

Published 08 Jul 2020 14:04 CET | Brazil

Of the 11 million handsets sold in the first quarter of the year in Brazil, 10 percent of which were unlicensed products. This is up 135 percent from the year before. For ...

TIM Brasil brings 4G to 449 more cities

Published 08 Jul 2020 13:27 CET | Brazil

TIM Brasil has signed a Conduct Adjustment Agreement with the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) to bring 4G mobile broadband to 499 municipalities in Brazil that ...

Oi partners with Avaya and Betta on cloud platform

Published 08 Jul 2020 13:07 CET | Brazil

Oi's corporate digital services provider and integrator Oi Solucoes has partnered with Avaya and Betta for the implementation of the Oi Cloud Communication platform. The ...

Algar Telecom launches affiliate marketing platform for SMEs

Published 08 Jul 2020 11:26 CET | Brazil

Algar Telecom has launched an affiliate marketing platform aimed at individuals and companies with commissions of 25 percent on a recurring basis, reports Computerworld. ...

TIM Brasil launches special plan for educational institutions

Published 08 Jul 2020 11:20 CET | Brazil

TIM Brasil has partnered with the Celso Lisboa University Centre, with plans to extend the partnership to every institution in the Liga Educacional (Educational League), ...

Viasat launches residential satellite internet service in Brazil

Published 08 Jul 2020 09:48 CET | Brazil

Two plans are available - Viasat 10Mega and Viasat 20Mega – with download speeds of 10 Mbps and 20 Mbps, respectively, along with in-home Wi-Fi. Other features include ...

Claro and Oi gaining postpaid share without M2M in Brazil

Published 07 Jul 2020 20:50 CET | Brazil

Claro and Oi have been gaining market share in the postpaid segment in Brazil, excluding M2M terminals, since 2016, according to the Teleco consultancy. Claro led postpaid ...

 

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