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  • The merger Wind-3 Italia may unlock convergence opportunities 07 August 2015 On 6 August 2015, CK Hutchison Holdings Limited, parent company of 3 Italia, and VimpelCom Limited, parent company of WIND, entered into an agreement to form a 50/50 joint venture that will manage the combined telecoms businesses. Completion is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected within twelve months.    In a new blog post, Pyramid Research's Director of Europe, Pablo Iacopino, expla…
  • 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… 
  • ABTA 2015 04 August 2015 On 4-6 August 2015 the event 'ABTA 2015' (Brazilian Association of Pay-TV) will take place in São Paulo, Brazil.  Our analyst Marcelo Kawanami will be talking about the topic “OTT in Emerging Markets” on August 4. For more information or to register please visit: http://abta2015.com.br/en/
  • 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 
  • Apps for voice calls gain in strength; save on your mobile bill 01 August 2015 - Olhar Digital More and more data and less and less voice: this is the future of mobile communication. While mobile Internet traffic grew 26% in the US, the total minutes of spoken voice dropped by 6% last year alone. In Latin America - including Brazil - the scenario is similar: A forecast from consultancy Pyramid Research indicates that the data traffic will grow, on average, by 10% per year between 2015 and 2… 
  • Smart Cities: A Challenging but Attractive Opportunity for Network Operators 30 July 2015 This webinar will outline the growing importance of the smart city opportunity and show why it is a complex one for operators to address. It will look at the range of different services smart city projects comprise and highlight the uniqueness of cities, including their size, priorities, business models and stakeholders. The approaches taken by five key operators including AT&T, KT, Deutsche T…
  • Smart cities: Operator success closely linked to network robustness and convergence 29 July 2015 Smart cities offer new revenue streams for operators in maturing markets, but a less risky approach is to address various verticals that are attractive in themselves on a nationwide basis which can also form part of a broader smart city project.   A new report by Pyramid Research finds that smart cities are fundamentally attractive propositions for network operators because they drive demand for c…
  • Data to constitute 40% of the Latin American mobile revenue in 2015 21 July 2015 - Telesemana Data consumption will account for 40 percent of mobile revenues in Latin America at the end of 2015, almost double the 22 percent recorded in 2011, revealed Pyramid Research. 
  • Latin America mobile subscribers, IT budgets grow slowly 20 July 2015 - Mobile Village Latin America isn’t quite as mobile crazy as the Middle East or Asia-Pacific, but it’s still the the fourth fastest growing region globally — with both consumers and enterprises spending more than before on mobile applications or services, according to new reports from Pyramid Research. 
  • Big increase in 4G in Paraguay announced 16 July 2015 - Paraguay.com According to estimates by market researcher Pyramid, 4G Internet connections will become the main broadband access in Paraguay at the end of this year.