Colombia

UFINET selects Infinera’s ICE6 800G technology for Colombia network

UFINET, a neutral infrastructure wholesale operator in Latin America, has selected Infinera’s ICE6 800G coherent technology for its new national long-haul network in Colombia. This deployment will double the capacity of UFINET’s current network, enabling it to meet the growing bandwidth needs of its customers and provide additional connectivity. Deploying Infinera’s ICE6-powered GX Compact Modular Platform on UFINET’s network […]


Movistar Empresas partners with IBM for open hybrid cloud

Movistar Empresas is partnering with the IBM ecosystem to take advantage of the open hybrid cloud architecture and build next-generation solutions for clients in Colombia. Movistar Empresas has announced its commitment to join the ecosystem of IBM business partners, collaborating with the IBM Cloud for Telecommunications, to develop business solutions, taking advantage of the open […]


High-quality connectivity is now a reality for Ipiales, Nariño

Fiber optic solutions are offering a quality service with higher speeds available to the people of Ipiales. Furukawa Electric LatAm, the manufacturer of complete solutions for communication network infrastructure, has been selected by UNIMOS SA to boost its business through the implementation of 100% fiber-optic solutions in the municipality of Ipiales, Nariño, Colombia, where it […]


UFINET selects Infinera’s ICE6 800G technology for Colombia network

Infinera has announced that UFINET, a neutral infrastructure wholesale operator in Latin America, has selected Infinera’s industry-leading ICE6 800G coherent technology for its new national long-haul network in Colombia. This deployment will double the capacity of UFINET’s current network, enabling it to meet the growing bandwidth needs of its customers and provide connectivity in regions currently unconnected. […]


Get to Know: Maritza Hernández, CTO of Taxis Libres

On the lighter side of things, we ask Maritza Hernández, CTO of Taxis Libres, what makes her tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? At the age of 15 I left my country and my family since it was my desire to strengthen my English, so I traveled to the US to […]


Parallel Wireless partners with Millicom to deliver first 4G O-RAN Networks in Latin America

Parallel Wireless has been selected by Millicom as a strategic partner to provide the first O-RAN compliant networks in Latin America enabling 4G. Millicom is a leading provider of cable and mobile services dedicated to emerging markets, primarily in Latin America, with nearly 55 million mobile customers. It is a leading provider of high-speed broadband and innovation, supporting ‘The […]


Motorola phones will include endangered languages from Latin America

The two indigenous languages have been deemed endangered by UNESCO.  Motorola has added support for two indigenous languages spoken in Brazil, Venezuela and Colombia as part of a larger effort to make technology more accessible.   Kaingang and Nheengatu will be among the language options available on Motorola Android devices. Any Motorola phone updated to Android 11 will be able to access the new […]


Regional City Networks launch in Latin America and South Asia

The World Economic Forum is launching Regional City Networks in Latin America and South Asia to bring the Fourth Industrial Revolution to small and medium-sized cities. The World Economic Forum is launching two regional networks of cities in Latin America and South Asia to share knowledge on Smart City development while protecting public interests related to […]


Tigo Business teams up with AWS to offer cloud services across Central and Latin America

Tigo Business teams up with AWS to offer cloud services across Central America, Panama and Colombia. Millicom’s Tigo Business has teamed up with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to expand and integrate its managed and professional services into its cloud solutions portfolio in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia. This collaboration allows Tigo Business […]


IBS Software’s new iFlight Platform transforms global flight operations at LATAM Airlines

LATAM Airlines Group has deployed IBS Software’s iFlight digital platform to optimize their flight and crew operations across all its Spanish Speaking Carriers (SSC) and cargo subsidiaries. All the LATAM SSC and cargo subsidiary carriers (LATAM Chile, Colombia, LanExpress, Peru, Ecuador, Chile Cargo, Cargo Colombia and Cargo Brazil) are already operating on the integrated iFlight […]


SAP report finds sustainability is a priority for companies in Latin America

Over 60% of survey respondents to a SAP report said their companies consider gender equality and climate change as key areas of focus. Forty-five percent of C-level executives from medium and large companies in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico said their organizations already have a sustainability strategy and 22% said they are working on one. […]


Ufinet and ETB set to build largest fiber optic network in Bogotá

ETB and Ufinet have signed an agreement to create a company that will commercialise a wholesale fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network in Bogotá, as well as its nearby towns. ETB, the incumbent telco operator in Bogotá will work with Ufinet to develop a neutral fiber network that will initially offer services to 1,200,000 homes. Once the full […]


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