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Claro, TIM, Vivo signals arbitration against Oi

Claro, TIM, Vivo hints at arbitration against Oi

Telefonica Brasil (Vivo), Claro and TIM have signalled intentions to launch court proceedings against bankrupt rival Oi, for allegedly breaching contractual terms of the deal for Oi’s mobile assets, reported CommsUpdate.

Silicon Labs plans to triple India office headcount

Silicon Labs plans to triple India office headcount

Hard on the heels of the announcement of the official inauguration of its new office in Hyderabad, wireless technology company Silicon Labs has told local media that it plans to take its India office headcount to 1,500 professionals by 2025.

Plintron brings MVNA offering to Chile

Plintron brings MVNA offering to Chile

Plintron, which describes itself as the world's largest multi-country mobile virtual network aggregator / enabler (MVNA / MVNE) with a client base in six continents, has announced plans to launch its services in Chile this year, enabling Chilean brands to offer mobile services.

Telmex offer rejected by workers union

Telmex offer rejected by workers union

Mexico’s telecoms workers union rejected the latest proposals offered by operator Telmex to resolve strike action, potentially continuing the long-running industrial action against the operator, reported Reuters.

Guatemala 5G: now it’s Claro’s turn

Guatemala 5G: now it’s Claro’s turn

Claro, the second – and only other – network in Guatemala after Tigo, has claimed a 5G launch not long after its rival. This week it has launched 5G operations with initial coverage in parts of all of Guatemala's 22 departments (or administrative divisions).

Telmex faces strike action

Telmex faces strike action

Mexican operator Telmex is the latest company to face industrial action from staff, marking the first strike since 1985 after the company and trade union STRM (Sindicato de Telefonistas de la Republica) failed to agree on terms.

Tigo demos 5G to Guatemala City shoppers

Tigo demos 5G to Guatemala City shoppers

Tigo Guatemala, part of the Millicom stable of operators, has activated what it claims to be Guatemala’s first 5G network, at the Experience Centre in Cayalá, a purpose-built private city with a focus on housing, dining, shopping, entertainment and business, on the outskirts of the capital

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