Summit Notebook

Audio – The more the merrier, says Chile’s VTR GlobalCom

March 20, 2007

VTR GlobalCom is ready to deploy a WiMax network across Chile, a country of 16 million, joining local competitor Entel and Mexico’s Telmex in the race for more wireless clients in the region’s No. 5 economy.vtr.jpg

Audio – Ring, ring! Mexico calling

March 19, 2007

niimex.jpgWhen it comes to mobile phone growth, Mexico leads the way in Latin America. About half of its 100 million inhabitants already own a cell phone device and wireless operators are rushing to line up more clients.

Political, social changes key for Latin America’s growth

March 15, 2007


craiser.jpgFor decades, Latin America was a magnet for U.S. and European companies seeking to manufacture products in under-developed countries with vast natural resources and cheap labor costs. But the surge in recent years of China and India as economic powerhouses is taking the luster away from the region. Fast.