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  • Enterprise cloud-computing services to post double-digit growth in Latin America 10 March 2016 - Bloomberg Business While traditional services like phones will see moderate growth at best or possibly declining sales for the business segment, enterprise cloud-computing services will post double-digit growth in Latin America in the coming years, Pyramid Research analyst Marcelo Kawanami said in a e-mail. And these services are set to reach 14 percent of telecommunications sales in the region by the end of 2019, u… 
  • Smart cities: ‘A challenging but attractive opportunity for network operators’ 21 August 2015 - TM Forum Inform Cities are the engines of economic growth, but with growing populations they face important challenges – many of which can be addressed through ICT and digital technologies. With this in mind, a new report from Pyramid Research has concluded that, “At a fundamental level, the smart city is an important and attractive opportunity for network operators.” 
  • FTTH growing in Latin America but DSL to remain dominant: Pyramid Research 20 August 2015 - Lightwave Pyramid Research expects the number of fiber to the home (FTTH) and fiber to the building (FTTB) connections to reach 5.1 million by the end of the year. This is part of an overall trend that will see FTTH/FTTB connections to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 34.9% over the next five years. However, the growth spurt won't be enough to unseat DSL as the dominant fixed-line technol… 
  • LatAm fibre connections to hit 5.1 mln by year-end 19 August 2015 - Telecompaper The total number of fibre (FTTH/B) connections in Latin America is set to reach 5.1 million by the end of 2015, accounting for around 6.9 percent of broadband lines, up from 5.1 percent in 2014, according to a report by Pyramid Research. 
  • Fixed telecom market to reach $44.8 bn Latin America in 2015 18 August 2015 - Telecom Lead The size of the Latin American fixed communications service market will be $44.8 billion in 2015, according to Pyramid Research. 
  • Brazil will account for a quarter of FTTH connections in Latin America 18 August 2015 - Teletime By the end of the year, fiber connections to the home / business (FTTH) will reach 5.1 million in Latin America, according to information released by Pyramid Research. This represents 6.9% of total connections projected for 2015, against 5.1% in 2014. Although Brazil's share is about a quarter of the total, the tendency is for the country to increase this share in the next five years. 
  • Analysts: Three Italy, Wind merger pressures rivals, but regulator clearance not assured 10 August 2015 - Fierce Wireless Europe Pyramid Research's European research director, Pablo Iacopino, said the Italy deal is different from past consolidation moves because "Italy is the first country where the merger involves large fixed operations and a convergence strategy." 
  • The merger between Wind and 3 Italia creates second largest operator in Italy 08 August 2015 - NewsItaliane Pablo Iacopano, Pyramid Research's Director of Europe, discusses what this merger will mean for the Italian telecommunications market. 
  • Ericsson to buy OSS BSS services firm Icon Americas 07 August 2015 - Telecom Lead The strategy of Ericsson is to expand its consulting and systems integration services and OSS/BSS solutions in the Latin American telecom market by adding 250 employees of Icon Americas that have experience of working with telecom customers in the region. Pyramid Research in its recent telecom analysis report said mobile subscriptions rose to 735 million in Latin America at the end of 2014. The nu… 
  • LTE is the main broadband access in Paraguay 04 August 2015 - CIO America Latina According to figures from Pyramid Research, the growth in the adoption of LTE in Paraguay will be partly due to increased sales of handsets that are compatible with this technology