Tweet of the week for July 14 to 20 Brazil politicians try to rewrite the laws of physics

Posted on Sunday, July 22, 2012

Source: Yankee Group Latin America Mobile Carrier Monitor June 2012 Brazil gets ugly. #TIM #Oi & #Claro suspended from sales in various states for poor customer service. Operators blame antenna laws #ygmb Could there be any doubt about this week’s choice? A triumph of politics over logic, over the laws of physics A bewildering move […]

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What to do about Dominant Carrier Regulation in Colombia?

Posted on Tuesday, June 26, 2012

I recently had a chance to review America Movil/Comcel’s economic testimony used in their bid to avoid or mitigate Dominant Carrier Regulation in Colombia. As might be expected given the financial resources of the company, it was prepared by recognized economic experts who argued their points well. I have some technical quibbles with the statistical […]

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New Chilean Antenna Law Brings Macondo To The Southern Cone

Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2012

For a long time, Chile has been the region’s most advanced telecommunications market First with long distance competition First with new mobile technologies — GSM, WCDMA, HSPA First with new fixed technologies like MPLS Those of us who work in countries thought to be “less well-organized” could only sigh in envy at the unspoken alliance […]

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Tweet of the Week for June 2-8 2012

Posted on Saturday, June 09, 2012

#Nextel BR (#NII) denied right to sell to consumers. Judge says license forces only to sell to Co.s or professions. ow.ly/bo5zo #yg Full Disclosure: I have advised Nextel International in the past through my association with Yankee Group. Admittedly this looks like the case of a lower level judge ruling in favor of established players (the law suit […]

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