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Brazil corruption probe extended to Oi and Telefonica Brasil

Published 10 Dec 2019 16:07 CET | Brazil

Brazilian police and prosecutors opened a new phase of the sweeping 'Car Wash' corruption probe to investigate alleged fraud in contracts of major telecommunications firms, ...

Vivo leads in 9 of 12 Teleco mobile market indicators

Published 10 Dec 2019 13:45 CET | Brazil

Vivo led in nine of the twelve mobile market indicators in Brazil monitored by the Teleco consultancy in the third quarter of 2019. The analysis considers only the four ...

Bureau Veritas enters Brazil mobile towers market

Published 10 Dec 2019 12:05 CET | Brazil

Bureau Veritas Group is entering the telecommunications market for construction supervision and maintenance of mobile antenna towers in Brazil. The group will be responsible ...

Oi registers 5.2 million connections on Wi-Fi network during CCXP

Published 10 Dec 2019 11:47 CET | Brazil

During the four days of the CCXP2019 event in Sao Paulo, Oi recorded more than 44 TB of data traffic, 6.3 times higher than in the 2018 edition. There were more than 5.2 ...

Algar expands 4G network to 17 more cities by end-2019

Published 10 Dec 2019 11:45 CET | Brazil

Currently, Algar offers 4G coverage in 36 cities. With the addition of 17 new cities, 73 percent of the operator's clients will be served with 4.5G coverage....

Oi announces new business support area director

Published 09 Dec 2019 10:56 CET | Brazil

Oi has hired Daniel Hermeto as its new director of the business support area, reports Teletime. According to the company, the executive will report directly to COO Rodrigo ...

Brazil mobile operators submit proposal to Anatel to unblock 3.5 GHz band

Published 09 Dec 2019 10:52 CET | Brazil

The main mobile operators in Brazil presented to the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) a proposal to end the impasse over the risk of interference of 5G with ...

Americanet implements smart city project in Sao Jose dos Campos

Published 09 Dec 2019 10:38 CET | Brazil

Americanet signed a BRL 39.3 million contract with the Sao Jose dos Campos municipality for the implementation of smart city services, reports Mobile Time. The four-year ...

Neoenergia builds private LTE network in 3.5 GHz band

Published 09 Dec 2019 10:35 CET | Brazil

Brazilian electricity company Neoenergia received Anatel's experimental authorization to operate a private LTE network in the 3.5 GHz band in the interior of Sao Paulo, ...

Oi receives dividends from Unitel

Published 09 Dec 2019 10:33 CET | Angola, Brazil

Oi received last month USD 33.1 million in extraordinary dividends from Angolan operator Unitel, in which the Brazilian operator holds a 25 percent stake, reports Valor ...

Oi plans to take part in 5G auction

Published 09 Dec 2019 10:11 CET | Brazil

Oi will participate in the 5G auction, which should take place in the second half of 2020, according to CEO Eurico Teles Neto, reports Correio 24 Horas. Although the rules of ...

Brazilian electrical-electronic industry sees flat underlying sales in 2019

Published 09 Dec 2019 09:54 CET | Brazil

Revenues from the electrical-electronic industry should end 2019 at BRL 154 billion, according to the Brazilian Association of the Electrical and Electronic Industry ...

TIM Brasil plans financial services for prepaid customers

Published 09 Dec 2019 09:47 CET | Brazil

TIM Brasil plans to start selling financial services to prepaid mobile customers, said CEO Pietro Labriola. Speaking to Valor Economico, he said the idea is to transform the ...

Brazil regulator calls for cut in fees for satellite internet

Published 09 Dec 2019 09:46 CET | Brazil

The president of Brazil's National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), Leonardo Morais has called for the reduction of Telecommunications Surveillance Fund (Fistel) fees for ...

Brazil government increases Telebras capital

Published 09 Dec 2019 09:24 CET | Brazil

As the controlling shareholder of Telebras, the Brazilian Federal Government has invested BRL 818.8 million in the state-owned company. The amount is for two purposes: the ...

Yahsat and Hughes launch satellite services joint venture in Brazil

Published 09 Dec 2019 09:07 CET | Brazil

Hughes Network Systems and Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) have launched their joint venture to provide satellite broadband services in Brazil. Hughes holds ...

Oi seeks extension of judicial supervision

Published 09 Dec 2019 09:00 CET | Brazil

Oi filed a petition before the 7th Corporate Court of Rio de Janeiro requesting that the Oi companies' judicial supervision not be terminated on 4 February 2020, two years ...

Oi expands presence in corporate segment with Oi Solucoes

Published 05 Dec 2019 14:15 CET | Brazil

Brazilian operator Oi launched Oi Solucoes, a new brand offering telecom services and IT for the B2B sector, reports O Estado de Sao Paulo. The company will offer services in ...

Google and Deloitte partner to expand cloud, analytics services in Brazil

Published 05 Dec 2019 14:12 CET | Brazil

Google and Deloitte have partnered to bring to the Brazilian market a series of integrated solutions for companies. The partnership focuses initially on Google Cloud services ...

TIM Brasil introduces new prepaid plan costing BRL 1/day

Published 05 Dec 2019 12:54 CET | Brazil

TIM Brasil has introduced the TIM Pre Top plan, targeted at cities in the interior of the state of Sao Paulo. The plan provides unlimited use of WhatsApp, Facebook, Messenger ...

Multilaser introduces two new Gigabit routers

Published 04 Dec 2019 16:34 CET | Brazil

The Draco has five antennas, dual band, QoS function, 80 MW power, parental control and MU-MIMO technology. Sirius, on the other hand, has a dual core processor, eight ...

Brazilian operators mull postponement of 5G auction to 2021 - report

Published 04 Dec 2019 16:23 CET | Brazil

Brazilian telecom operators, foreign equipment suppliers, as well as mobile phone and mobile chip manufacturers are considering a postponment of the country's 5G auction as a ...

Brazil plans telecom legislation to prepare for 5G

Published 04 Dec 2019 16:20 CET | Brazil

The Brazilian government is preparing for January a series of legal instruments for the telecom sector. The goal is to provide regulatory conditions for the arrival of 5G, ...

Brazil seizes over 30,000 Xiaomi products

Published 04 Dec 2019 16:17 CET | Brazil

Brazil's State Secretariat of Finance and Planning has seized over 30,000 products from Chinese brand Xiaomi, worth a total of BRL 3 million, reports PC World. ...

Vivo expands FTTH services to Olinda

Published 04 Dec 2019 12:09 CET | Brazil

Vivo has launched its Vivo Fibra FTTH network in Olinda, initially available in the neighbourhoods of Casa Caiada and Bairro Novo and offering up to 300 Mbps download speeds ...

 

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