Latest Telecoms News about Brazil

Construction commences on Angola Cables' South Atlantic Cable System

  The project cost is expected to reach $160 million and will connect Luanda, Angola and Fortaleza, Brazil, directly linking the African continent to Latin America for the first time, ...

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TIM selects Nokia Networks for small cells and 3G/4G rollout

  TIM Brasil, the Brazilian subsidiary of Telecom Italia Mobile, has selected Nokia Networks to modernize and expand its 3G and 4G LTE networks in 17 states...

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Survey Shows 17% of Consumers Plan to Purchase a Tablet in the Next 12 Months

  As the slowdown in purchases of personal technology continues, a recent Gartner survey found that 17 percent of consumer respondents in mature markets intend to buy a tablet in the next 12 months. ...

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BBC Brasil content now available on Grupo Gol digital platforms

  BBC Brasil has further extended its reach in Brazil by making its news content available on the digital services of the major mobile content aggregator, Grupo Gol....

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Fitch: BT Has Greater Deal Headroom than TI at Current Ratings

  BT Group and Telecom Italia's recent announcements of potential consolidation are both driven by similar desires to boost scale, cut competition and bundle complementary services,...

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American Tower Paying $1.2 Billion for Brazilian Tower Network

  American Tower has reached an agreement with TIM Celular to acquire two portfolios of towers in Brazil....

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Telefonica Secures Deal to Buy Brazilian Operator

  Spain's Telefonica has boosted its Brazilian presence, with the purchase of Global Village Telecom (GVT) from Vivendi....

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Fitch: Oi Deal May Aid Telecom Italia Leverage; Cut Competition

  The likely failure of Telecom Italia's bid for Global Village Telecom in Brazil leaves the door open for Grupo Oi to make an offer for the Italian group's stake in TIM Participacoes, Fitch Ratings says. ...

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Football supporters boost Brazil's roaming traffic

  BICS, a global provider of international connectivity and interoperability services, has reported operators in Brazil saw a spike of 400% in the use of roaming services in Brazil during June and July....

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Fitch: Telefonica Offer For GVT Would Add Synergies Not Debt

  Telefonica's EUR6.7bn offer for Brazil's Global Village Telecom would be credit positive because it would further diversify revenues and strengthen its position in a core market without adding leverage, ...

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