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5G in Uruguay Improves Conditions for Doing Business

5G in Uruguay Improves Conditions for Doing Business

Uruguay is not only a country with a favourable investment climate, a promising macroeconomic performance and a strategic location for international trade. It is also one of 34 countries worldwide to deploy 5G network in its cities. Learn about the introduction of 5G in Uruguay and the advantages of doing business in the country. The introduction of 5G in Uruguay Uruguay is the third country in the world to start regular 5G operations. ANTEL has recently completed the installation of the first commercially available 5G network in Latin America. This makes Uruguay one of the first countries in the world to introduce the new 5G mobile communications standard.The telecommunications company built the infrastructure as part of a public-private partnership. According to the company, the new network enables the supply of up to one million devices per square kilometre with a transmission speed of one gigabyte per second. Likewise, as claimed by José Otero, President of the non-profit organization "5G Americas", Uruguay is the third country in the world to start regular 5G operations. What is 5G? 5G is the fifth generation of mobile radio and the direct successor to 4G, which is also known as Long Term Evolution (LTE). The main features of the new network are higher data rates and shorter latency times. The aim of 5G is to increase the transmission speed in the network and to reduce the latency times to enable real-time communication between devices. In comparison to the previous LTE standard, 5G allows: Up to a 10-fold increase in the data rate from previously a maximum of 1...

5G Technology to Improve Ease of Doing Business in El Salvador and Uruguay 

5G Technology to Improve Ease of Doing Business in El Salvador and Uruguay 

5G technology is set to disrupt logistic operations, society and almost all industries in a nation’s economy. As of October 2019, only 21 countries in the world have successfully launched this technology. Remarkably, Uruguay and El Salvador have the lead in the region. Uruguay is the only Latin American country that implemented 5G technology and El Salvador is set to become the second runner up. This will significantly improve the ease of doing business in El Salvador and Uruguay. The South American region is full of potential, which has previously been left behind due to a lack of technology and education. With the implementation of 5G technology, the region is set to improve efficiency and dynamize its business environment. 5G technology will impact Uruguay and El Salvador’s way of doing business and will open new opportunities for foreign investment activity. We expand on the opportunities 5G technology brings in Uruguay and El Salvador. 5G Technology main benefits The main benefits of 5G technology are enhanced connectivity and low latency.  Given its infrastructure, 5G technology is able to handle more connections than its predecessors. As a consequence, vast data is processed simultaneously, impacting on the optimal communication among connected devices. Optimized connectivity will bring the full potential of the internet of things to a greater scale. The second important feature that will impact businesses is 5G’s low latency. Delays in exchange of information occur in high latency networks. 5G technology speed is 10 to 20 times faster than the current 4G,...

5G Technology Set to Boost Brazil’s Investment Potential

5G Technology Set to Boost Brazil’s Investment Potential

After few years of economic slowdown, Brazil is finally showing signs that a bright future is coming. To achieve solid and consistent economic growth, Brazil needs to make great strides in developing and supporting emerging industries. Currently, Brazil has clear company incorporation options and regulations to enable foreign businesses to become a part of this development. Technology in the telecommunication sector will play one of the leading roles in this process with the introduction of 5G. We outline Brazil's plans to introduce 5G to the country, and where the potential lies to invest in upcoming projects in this space. 5G spectrum auction in Brazil 5G is the newest generation of mobile technology in the world. The USA and several other countries have started to implement 5G technology. By 2026, 5G is expected to establish more than 1 billion connections in the world. 5G networks shall bring to users broader and more efficient coverage, more simultaneous connections, as well as, better data transfers. In addition, It is expected that 5G networks will be able to deliver speeds 50 to 100 times faster than the current 4G technology. According to the European 5G Observatory, “whereas 4G was conceived purely as a mobile broadband technology, 5G will have to be flexible enough to allow new services or business models to emerge”. Latin America as a region is under pressure to undertake the transition to 5G networks. In order to implement this technology nationwide, each country defines a spectrum in the available frequency band. After that, providers that intend to explore...

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