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LATEST ARTICLES FROM TELECOMS.COM
AT&T offloads Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands units to Liberty LATAM
Some might suggest this is a knee-jerk reaction to the intentions of an activist investor, though the vulture fund should not be able to claim credit for this one.
AT&T has announced it will sell its wireless and wireline operations in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands to Liberty LATAM for $1.95 billion. The transaction is expected to close in six to nine months, depending on approvals from the FCC and the Department of Justice.
Vivo introduces FTTH franchising model in Brazil
Telefonica’s Brazilian brands Vivo and Terra have launched a franchise model for its fibre rollout plans seemingly to ease the financial demands of the digital economy.
Working with local partners, the initiative will focus on cities with populations between 20,000 and 50,000. The aim will be to add an additional 1 million households to the fibre footprint by 2021, taking the total north of 15 million.
Vodafone Business and América Móvil team up to woo IoT customers
The B2B group of Vodafone has entered a partnership agreement with América Móvil to provide IoT operators with international roaming service for things.
The press release does not disclose much detail on how Vodafone Business and América Móvil will combine their IoT platforms or share their expertise in IoT connectivity and services with each other, for example if this would involve the two platforms running the same applications or adopting the same protocols.