Fixed wireless access (FWA) services are still forecasted to gain traction across Southeast Asia to help bridge the digital divide – but the experience in the Philippines shows that operators shouldn’t take that growth for granted.
Industry body the GSMA said in its new report over 800 million women from low and middle-income countries (LMIC) across Africa, Asia and Latin America, must adopt mobile internet to close the digital gender gap by 2030.
Customers in developing countries are paying up to four times as much for data services when income differences are factored in, according to a new policy brief from the ITU and the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI).
News from several countries across Central and Latin America has emerged in the past few days, with regulators laying out plans for the year to come.
Trade association the GSMA tipped the Latin American telecoms market to reach 15 million 5G connections by 2022, as the continent recently saw network launches in Brazil and Uruguay and spectrum auctions lined up next year.