Telefonica Rumored to be Selling Fixed Line Assets in Spain

Posted on Friday, July 06, 2018

The various global telecom newsletters this morning reported a story that Telefonica was mulling an at least partial sale of its Spanish fixed line assets. What struck me is how much these assets were at the center of its recent Industry Analyst & Customer Day. At Telefonica’s recent Industry Analyst & Customer Day (see my […]

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Do you want your Minister to be a telecom expert or a good politician?

Posted on Tuesday, July 03, 2018

There will be a new government in Colombia on August 7th and the ICT Minister has not been named and there will be a new government in Mexico on December 1st but the Minister of Communications has already been named. If you had your choice – which you don’t – what kind of Minister would […]

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Telefónica Industry Analyst & Customer Day’18

Posted on Monday, June 25, 2018

Roughly every 18 months or so, Telefonica holds a global analyst day. Because much of the focus is on enterprise solutions, customers are also invited. This is a “can’t miss” event: always well run, always interesting, always thought-provoking. Benjamin Button All of the execs gave presentations – some better than others – but they all […]

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My comments on 5G in Colombia (YouTube link)

Posted on Friday, June 22, 2018

This is an interview in Spanish that I did after my presentation to ACIEMTelecom 2017 on 5G in Latin America. Here are the conclusions from my presentation. 5G technology advances rapidly      But there is a lack of work in the business plans for a massive deployment.      The first use will be for wireless […]

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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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