Paraguay - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses

Paraguay - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses



RNFO: 18,000km of fibre integrated throughout Paraguay

Sydney, Jan. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Just released, this edition of BuddeComm report outlines the latest developments and key trends in the telecoms markets. - delayed timetable was partly influenced by vandalism against cell towers in 2020, which had been linked to conspiracy theories circulating on social media falsely implicating 5G rollouts with Covid-19.

That aside, there remains considerable capacity within the country’s existing LTE networks. Although growth in the number of mobile broadband subscribers slowed in 2020 and 2021, there has been a dramatic increase in the data rates which consumers can access.

*Key developments:*· América Móvil spins off towers and other related passive infrastructure in Latin American markets;

· 5G mobile licences will not be available for auction until 2024 at the earliest;

· RNFO - 18,000km of fibre deployed so far;

· MITIC, MEC and the Korea International Cooperation Agency aim to improve accessibility to education through a multimedia education support centre;

· State-owned Tier-3 data centre and NOC to be built in Villa Hayes;

· MITIC, Conatel, and Tigo inaugurate the first of ten Telecentres;

· MITIC enables more than 100 free internet points throughout the country, providing services to more than 1.3 million citizens;

· Government modernises its regulatory framework with the assistance of a $90 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB);

· Report update includes the regulator’s market data for 2020, operator data to Q3 2021, updated Telecom Maturity Index charts and analyses, assessment of the global impact of Covid-19 on the telecoms sector; recent market developments.

*Companies mentioned in this report:*
Copaco, Millicom (Tigo Paraguay), Vox, América Móvil (Claro Paraguay), Grupo Clarin, DirecTV, Personal (Telecom Argentina).
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