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Roberta Prescott

Roberta Prescott is news correspondent covering Latin American wireless market. Previously, she was responsible for Latin America reporting news and analysis, interviewing key stakeholders, as well as Global Enterprise Channel. Roberta has been journalist since 1998, and has worked as an ICT journalist since March 2005, when she started as a reporter with InformationWeek Brasil magazine and its website IT Web. Roberta is former executive editor at IT Mídia, where was responsible for InformationWeek Brasil, CRN Brasil and IT Web portal. Follow her at Twitter: @robertaprescott

Roberta Prescott Archive

LatAm Wrap-Up: Movistar and Claro to give infrastructure back to Colombia; growth in Mexico, Brazil
Analyst Angle: The status of m-payments in Latin America
LatAm Wrap-Up: Cisco launches innovation center in Brazil; region’s spectrum shortfall
LatAm Wrap-Up: Video interview with Accedian; Oi’s Q2 loss; Claro Chile’s LTE goals
LatAm Wrap-Up: On Telecom starts in Brazil; Mexican telecom sector grew 7.7% in 1H13
América Móvil bids for the rest of KPN
LatAm Wrap-Up: TIM up, Nextel down in Q2; LTE tests in Venezuela
América Móvil clears way to aquire KPN; Telefónica to buy E-Plus
LatAm Wrap-Up: Telefónica, América Móvil Q2 results; LatAm investment leaders
Analyst Angle: 3GPP standardization of LTE in 450 MHz is good news for Brazilian operators
LatAm Wrap-Up: Peru to auction AWS spectrum; Mexico to invest $55B in telecom
American Tower claims investor report accusation of fraud ‘ill-informed’
Analyst Angle: Mobile operators and OTT services – Is there aspirin for the upcoming headaches?
Reality Check: Mobile apps changing enterprise IT landscape
LatAm Wrap-Up: NSA espionage in Brazil; TIM launches LTE in São Paulo
Analyst Angle: Colombia’s new ’4G’ entrants responded to government efforts to foster competition
LatAm Wrap-Up: Video interview – Meeting Brazil’s mobile needs for the World Cup
LatAm Wrap-Up: 5 carriers receive LTE licenses in Colombia; Telefónica to promote WP8
Analyst Angle: Telcos shift from providing connectivity to services
LatAm Wrap-Up: Live TIM to enter fixed telephony; Telefónica’s IT consolidation
Analyst Angle: Colombia leads Latin American MVNO market
LatAm Wrap-Up: 125,000 LTE subscribers; Brazil reaches 14.1 million cellphones
LatAm Wrap-Up: Chile’s new DTV law; Argentina could ban mobile line sales
Analyst Angle: Telefónica’s Central American stake sale does not point to overall regional repositioning
LatAm Wrap-Up: Mexican telecom sector grows 12.5%; LTE expansion; Oi investment
Analyst Angle: M2M success for Latin America service providers
Analyst Angle: LTE interest high in Latin America; spectrum, business case challenges remain
Latam Wrap-Up: Brazil reaches 100M broadband accesses; NII corporate changes
Reality Check: Bringing benefits of cloud-based BSS to Brazilian service providers
LatAm Wrap-Up: Region has 20 LTE networks; América Móvil invests $50M in Brazil Wi-Fi
Analyst Angle: The mobile industry plays a fundamental role in developing Latin American economies
Reality Check: Opportunities and challenges of mobility, cloud computing and social media
LatAm Wrap-Up: Six Colombian telecoms apply for LTE auction; Telefónica’s Q1; smartphones increase
LatAm Wrap-Up: Brazil’s carriers meet LTE goals for Confederations Cup
LatAm Wrap-Up: Mobile privacy concerns; LTE expands in Brazil; América Móvil results

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