Hardly any economic sector is as hostile to small micro and mini-entrepreneurs as the telecommunications sector. While in segments such as food, commerce or tourism, governments invest in incubation and strengthening programs; on the contrary, plans for telecommunications SMEs in Latin America seem to be designed to hinder their growth. How do small ISPs survive […]

Service: The Differential Value of Small ISPs Read More »

Historically, the provision of telecommunications services has been closely linked to ownership of the network infrastructure, i.e. any company or person wishing to provide telecommunications services requires its own infrastructure, a concept that, although still in force, many governments, social organizations and associations, mainly in first world countries, are proposing to reevaluate it through infrastructure

Challenges and Opportunities of Network and Infrastructure Outsourcing Read More »

According to a recent ECLAC and CAF report [1], Latin America is one of the regions of the world lagging furthest behind in telecommunications development, second only to some African and Asia-Pacific sub-regions. This lag represents an enormous investment, regulation and modernization challenge that must be met during this decade, demanding a colossal effort from

Regulation and Deregulation: The Latin American Challenge Read More »