Latest Telecoms News about Panama

Cable & Wireless Panama Launches Mobile Money Service

  Cable & Wireless Panama (CWP) has launched MovilCash, Panama's first mobile money service....

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CWC invests US$50m to upgrade mobile data in Panama

  Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has upgraded its mobile data network in Panama City and Colon as the first part of a US$47.5 million programme to meet growing demand for data-based services....

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CWC Extends Mobile Licenses in Panama Until 2037

  Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) says that its Panama business has secured long term access to several large blocks of radio spectrum which will enable the continued growth of mobile data services....

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Telefonica Sells Minority Stake in Latin American Operations

  Spain's Telefonica has announced the sale of a 40% stake in its assets in El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama for US$500 million,...

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ITU's Broadband Commission Studies Impact of Broadband Growth on Economies

  The Broadband Commission for Digital Development, in partnership with ITU, has today released its first country case studies looking in-depth at the state of broadband development in four economies and examining links between broadband and the UN Millennium Development Goals....

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Ceragon Networks to Supply Microwave Backhaul to Telefonica

  Ceragon Networks says that Telefonica has selected it as one of its global microwave backhaul vendors....

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Digicel to Challenge Movistar's Mobile Market Position in Panama

  By 2015, new entrants Claro and Digicel are expected to increase their mobile phone market share in Panama to 11.7 percent and 21.3 percent, respectively, helping to boost competition levels in the market still dominated by C&W and Movistar,...

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IFC's First Mobile Banking Investment in Latin America

  IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, says that it has invested US$3 million and helped mobilize an additional US$2 million for Panama's YellowPepper,...

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Broadband and PayTV to Drive Telecommunications Growth in Central America

  High-level market penetration in markets such as El Salvador, Guatemala and Panama, together with falling income from fixed line and long-distance services, are forcing operators to seek out new sources of revenue,...

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Alcatel-Lucent to Build Backhaul Network for Claro Panama

  Claro Panama, an America Movil affiliate, has selected Alcatel-Lucent to build its all IP nation-wide mobile backhaul network....

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