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Starlink to start its commercial offering in Chile

Starlink to start its commercial offering in Chile

Starlink, Elon Musk’s satellite internet service, received the operating permit from Chilean telecoms regulator the Department of Telecommunications (Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones, Subtel) to operate five satellite ground stations, enabling the operator to launch commercial services on a

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Brasil TecPar acquires five ISPs

Brasil TecPar acquires five ISPs

The Rio Grande do Sul group Brasil TecPar, owner of the brands Amigo Internet and Ávato, has acquired five more ISPs and surpassed 300,000 customers.

Ecuador and Citel target rural connectivity

Ecuador and Citel target rural connectivity

The Ecuadorian Ministry of Telecommunications and the Information Society (Mintel), and the Inter-American Telecommunications Commission (Citel) have signed a memorandum of understanding to connect rural and difficult-to-access areas of the country.

Anatel gets new powers as it prepares for 5G vote

Anatel gets new powers as it prepares for 5G vote

The National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel), the Brazilian regulator, has been allowed to sign commitments with telecommunications operators to expand internet access, especially in locations with low or no connectivity, thanks to a decree from the country’s president.

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