Report - Dec 2019
Disruption in Times of Crisis
Expect growth in IT spending and telecom services, with initial preparations for 5G and América Móvil posting capex increases. Nevertheless, the fact that Telefónica and other multinationals are reconsidering investments in the region is...
Report - Nov 2019
The Big Time Beckons for Latin America's Venture Cap...
Even as it logs record investment sums, the region is regarded as an incipient VC ecosystem and governments are still working to consolidate innovation as a thriving part of their economies. In this report, experts on the ground describe...
Report - Oct 2019
In Times of Crisis, Argentina's ICT Sector Must Fend...
In this report BNamericas identifies the key issues in Argentina's ICT sector, and considers what a Macri or Fernández government could mean for each one.
Report - Sep 2019
How LatAm energy firms are going digital across the ...
We used to talk about applying technology to make power grids smart, but digital transformation in the industry goes beyond the grid. The region's power industry firms are following global peers by using ICT to go greener and launch new ...
Report - Aug 2019
ICT pricing trends in Latin America
Market disruption led by virtualization and artificial intelligence has led to pricing adjustments, forcing industries to repackage their services and add value in order to soften the blow. In this report, BNamericas studies the fundamen...
Report - Jun 2019
How Tech Can Strengthen the China-Latin America Rela...
The trade war between the US and China means the Asian nation may need to double down on business in other regions, including Latin America.
Report - Jun 2019
Latin America’s E-Government Programs Find the Right...
Just as the CIO has become closer to the CEO in the corporate world, governments too have realized the importance of having a person or department dedicated to guiding e-government policy and strategy.
Report - May 2019
Telco Capex Report 2019
With 5G approaching, and a whole gamut of new services likely to emerge due to the promise of IoT, AI, cloud computing and advanced data analysis, telecom operators are under pressure to prepare their networks for massive increases in de...
Report - Apr 2019
Setting the Stage for Industrial IoT
Latin America ended 2018 with 313mn internet of things connections in service, and with IoT business cases growing at a rapid clip, as the region becomes the fastest growing spender in services, software and connectivity in the world. So...
Report - Mar 2019
Beyond Fintechs: The Digital Transformation of LatAm...
Although much of the fintech ecosystem has emerged to serve informal users not reached by banks, the current buzz about innovation has not gone unnoticed by the region's traditional financial institutions, which see the potential for inc...
Report - Feb 2019
Edtech: The Multi-Billion Dollar Untapped Opportunit...
The constant cry of "digital transformation" most likely conjures up images of cryptocurrencies and internet connected machinery - in other words, transformation of the industries that power the economy. But this "new economy" also requi...
Report - Jan 2019
ICT Survey 2019
While no-one can truly predict how the transition to 'digital transformation' or the 'fourth industrial revolution' will pan out in the region, we can at least ask about the implications of certain parts of the process. In this report, B...
Report - Dec 2018
ICT Outlook 2019: All Eyes on 5G
How close is Latin America to 5G? The region will have a long year of expectations and preparations to receive the new technology that promises to revolutionize (again) the way companies and people work and communicate. Spectrum licenses...
Report - Nov 2018
How China Could Dominate the LatAm Tech Sector
Latin American mobile operators are expected to start upgrading their networks to 5G in 2020, a development that has potential to change the way many businesses operate, not just telcos. This is a kingpin behind the ongoing digital...
Report - Oct 2018
Jump-Starting the Agtech Scene in Latin America
Much as mining firms are building private mobile networks across their operations as the basis for IoT platforms, farmers can also reap benefits from deploying connectivity across their fields. Tech suppliers talk about connected farm ma...
Report - Aug 2018
Convergent Services in Argentina: Ironing Out the La...
Argentine telcos suffered more than a decade with their telephony prices frozen, and could well have got used to having to wait for legislative change. However, in the blink of an eye (relatively speaking) telcos have been authorized to ...
Report - Jul 2018
How Latin America’s Ad Industry is Going Digital
The advent of digital media has greatly increased segmentation of content, and hence segmentation of the consumers who view it. Our online activity leaves many clues as to what kinds of segment each one of us belongs to, and on platforms...
Report - Jun 2018
Feeding Our Addiction to Video: Pay TV and OTT in La...
Thanks to the increasing number of means through which video content can be delivered to audiences, and the increasing number of screens in our lives, consultancies point to an increasing amount of time dedicated to viewing TV and...
Report - Jun 2018
Capex Series: Telecom Argentina, América Móvil, Mill...
BNamericas pieces together investment projections made by Latin America's major telcos either in their official results reports or at country-specific press events....
Report - Jun 2018
When ICT Bridges the Gap between Doctors and Patients
Tech vendor Infor notes that healthcare is becoming a consumer industry, with more and more options for patients, and service providers are turning increasingly to technology solutions to stand out from the crowd. While this may...
Report - Apr 2018
ICT Island-hopping: How the Caribbean is Harmonizing...
The presence of two large operator groups in the Caribbean, Digicel and Liberty Latin America, means more and more markets are being served by firms that can draw on technology and knowhow attained elsewhere...
Report - Mar 2018
The LatAm Startup Ecosystem: Much More than Slick Pi...
In recent months there has been an uptick in Latin American startup acceleration programs launched by corporations from verticals outside the tech world.
Report - Feb 2018
Telecom Infrastructure in Perspective
A quick search of our story archive using the term "fiber" reveals 17 stories in January alone about operators or governments making announcements relating to new projects. The same search for January 2017 reveals eight such stories Simi...
Report - Jan 2018
Wi-Fi and Small Cells Prepare the Path to 5G
BNamericas' January edition of the ICT report titled "Wi-Fi and Small Cells Prepare the Path to 5G".
Report - Jan 2018
ICT Survey 2018
BNamericas' January edition of the ICT report titled "ICT Survey 2018".
Report - Dec 2017
ICT Outlook 2018: Rise of 4G Positions LatAm for the...
BNamericas' November edition of the ICT Outlook report titled "ICT Outlook 2018: Rise of 4G Positions LatAm for the Next Big Thing".
Report - Oct 2017
Peru Maps ICT Path to Match Peers Down
BNamericas' October edition of the Information and Communications Technology report titled "Peru Maps ICT Path to Match Peers Down".
Report - Sep 2017
Colombia ICT: On a Roll
BNamericas' September edition of the Information and Communications Technology report titled "Colombia ICT: On a Roll".
Report - Aug 2017
Cloud Services: Hybrid in More Ways than One
BNamericas' August edition of the Information and Communications Technology report titled "Cloud Services: Hybrid in More Ways than One".
Report - Jul 2017
How Chile is Working to Make ICT a Way of Life
BNamericas' July edition of the Information and Communications Technology report titled "How Chile is Working to Make ICT a Way of Life".
Report - Jun 2017
Mexico Telecom Reform: Herding Cats Requires Patience
BNamericas' June edition of the Information and Communications Technology report titled "Mexico Telecom Reform: Herding Cats Requires Patience".
Report - May 2017
Pay TV in Latin America: Chasing Versatility
BNamericas' May edition of the Information and Communications Technology report titled "Pay TV in Latin America: Chasing Versatility".
Report - Apr 2017
Brazil: Telecom Market Reform Inches Closer
BNamericas' April edition of the Information and Communications Technology report titled "Brazil: Telecom Market Reform Inches Closer".
Report - Mar 2017
Argentina: Finally, Wheels are in Motion
BNamericas' March edition of the Information and Communications Technology report titled "Argentina: Finally, Wheels are in Motion".
Report - Feb 2017
In Search of the MVNO Magic Formula
BNamericas' February edition of the Information and Communications Technology report titled "In Search of the MVNO Magic Formula".
Report - Jan 2017
Data Analytics: New Tools, New Horizons
BNamericas' January edition of the Information and Communications Technology report titled "Data Analytics: New Tools, New Horizons".