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TIM Brasil offers free 4G Sim card in Sao Paulo

Published 21 Sep 2018 10:47 CET | Brazil

TIM Brasil is offering a 4G Sim card free of charge to customers who are using a Sim card compatible only with the 3G technology....

BNDES gets 54 bids for funding for IoT pilot projects

Published 20 Sep 2018 10:29 CET | Brazil

Brazil's National Bank of Economic and Social Development (BNDES) received 54 applications for funding for IoT projects in response to a public invitation from the Ministry ...

Mobile services reach 98.2% of Brazilian population

Published 20 Sep 2018 09:51 CET | Brazil

The Association of Brazilian Telecommunications Operators (Telebrasil) said there are still 3.8 million Brazilians without access to the mobile telephony network, which ...

Equinix offers direct and private access to SAP Cloud in Brazil via ECX Fabric

Published 20 Sep 2018 09:50 CET | Brazil

Equinix and SAP have announced the extension of their partnership, providing direct and private access to the SAP Cloud through the Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric (ECX ...

Equinix expands connectivity to Sao Paulo data centres

Published 20 Sep 2018 09:45 CET | Brazil

Global interconnection and data centre company Equinix has announced the expansion of the Equinix Internet Exchange for all IBX data centres in Sao Paulo. The Equinix ...

Eletronet launches Full IPix for connections to national traffic exchanges

Published 20 Sep 2018 09:35 CET | Brazil

Capacity and backbone provider Eletronet has launched the service Full IPix, to provide IP transit and decentralised, high availability at national traffic exchanges, reports ...

TIM mulling bid for Brazil's Nextel - report

Published 20 Sep 2018 09:16 CET | Brazil, Italy

Telecom Italia (TIM) is evaluating a bid for Brazil's fifth largest mobile operator Nextel via its TIM Brasil unit, according to unnamed sources cited by Bloomberg. The aim ...

Netflix most popular subscription streaming service in Brazil - study

Published 19 Sep 2018 16:34 CET | Brazil

Netflix is the most used subscription-based OTT video streaming service in Brazil, with an 18 percent market share, according to the Business Bureau consultancy. ...

Belo Horizonte top in Brazil for 4G availability

Published 19 Sep 2018 16:25 CET | Brazil

Belo Horizonte is the only city in Brazil with 4G availability of over 80 percent, according to research by Open Signal. Manaus, Recife and Salvador along with capital ...

TIM Brasil launches fixed broadband in Goiania

Published 19 Sep 2018 14:45 CET | Brazil

After launching fixed broadband in Salvador, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, TIM Brasil is now offering its FTTH service in Goiania. The service will cover 83 neighborhoods of ...

Camtel plans branches in Brazil, South Africa and Nigeria

Published 19 Sep 2018 14:41 CET | Brazil, Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa

Cameroon Mobile Telecommunications (Camtel), the incumbent operator in Cameroon, plans to open branches in Brazil, Nigeria and South Africa, Business In Cameroon reported. MD ...

Oi shareholders approve new board, capital increase

Published 18 Sep 2018 18:30 CET | Brazil

The shareholders of Brazilian operator Oi approved the new composition of the board of directors, which will be headed by Eleazar de Carvalho Filho. The other elected members ...

More Brazilian states to block illegal mobile phones

Published 18 Sep 2018 18:08 CET | Brazil

The project 'Cellular Legal' will begin 23 September in 10 Brazilian states in order to combat the trade and use of tampered, stolen or uncertified mobile phones. In the ...

Brazil PC market grows 14% in Q2

Published 18 Sep 2018 16:46 CET | Brazil

The PC market in Brazil grew 14 percent in the second quarter of 2018 compared to the same period last year, according to figures from IDC reported by Diario do Nordeste. A ...

American Tower LoRaWan network surpasses 300,000 devices in trial phase

Published 18 Sep 2018 16:44 CET | Brazil

American Tower has surpassed 300,000 devices connected to its LoRaWAN infrastructure in Brazil during a trial period. A commercial launch of the services is scheduled for Q4. ...

Ascenty starts construction on new data centres in Sao Paulo

Published 18 Sep 2018 16:19 CET | Brazil

Latin American data centre company Ascenty announced the construction of two new data centres in Hortolandia in Sao Paulo state in Brazil. The project costs BRL 250 million ...

Vivo offers early preview of Call of Duty game at stores

Published 17 Sep 2018 15:34 CET | Brazil

Vivo offered gamers the opportunity to experience first-hand the new game Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 at its shops. This is part of the Brazilian operator's initiative to turn ...

Anatel grants prior consent to new Oi board members, bylaws

Published 17 Sep 2018 15:12 CET | Brazil

Brazil's National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) has granted prior consent for the new members of the board of directors at Oi, the company announced. The approval is ...

Vivo offers 3 months free access to Amazon Prime Video

Published 17 Sep 2018 14:21 CET | Brazil

Brazilian operator Vivo is offering free access for three months to Amazon Prime Video for all its customers. Up to three devices can be activated simultaneously with this ...

Telefonica Vivo reaches 100 cities with FTTH

Published 17 Sep 2018 14:13 CET | Brazil

Brazilian operator Telefonica Vivo has reached the milestone of 100 cities with FTTH networks installed. In the coming months, fibre will reach Rio Claro, Salto and Franca ...

TIM Brasil launches 4G on 700 MHz in Ribeirao Preto

Published 17 Sep 2018 14:00 CET | Brazil

TIM Brasil has activated 4G services on the 700 MHz band in the cities of Ribeirao Preto and Franca, thus expanding its capacity and indoor coverage. The results can already ...

Vivo, Claro start sales of Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Published 17 Sep 2018 13:27 CET | Brazil

Brazilian mobile operators Vivo and Claro have started sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, both online and in physical stores. At Vivo, the smartphone can be purchased for ...

More Brazilians ready to change to cheaper mobile operator

Published 17 Sep 2018 13:16 CET | Brazil

Brazilian consumers are more satisfied with the quality of their mobile data networks, but 74 percent would like to change operator for cost reasons, up by 10 percent from a ...

TIM Brasil discounts smartphones for Customer Day

Published 17 Sep 2018 13:13 CET | Brazil

TIM Brasil is offering new and existing postpaid customers mobile phones discounted up to 30 percent to mark 'Customer day'. The promotion until 16 September involved all ...

Telebras agrees asset swap with EllaLink

Published 17 Sep 2018 13:08 CET | Brazil

Brazilian telecom infrastructure provider Telebras announced an agreement to exchange its equity interest in the companies EllaLink and Cabos Brasil Europa for the right to ...

 

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