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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 News: UNE-Tigo merger approved in Colombia; TIM to bid in 700 MHz auction
LatAm Wrap-Up: OECD says Colombia should empower regulator; Brazil’s 700 MHz auction
América Móvil fights Mexican regulator over dominance determination
LatAm Wrap-Up: Brazil moves ahead with Internet bill; Mexico’s telecom law sent to senate
Latam wrap-up: Indoor coverage set for World Cup; Twitter shows strong mobile growth
LatAm Wrap-Up: América Móvil declared dominant player in Mexico; 18 countries have LTE
LatAm Wrap-Up: NII Holdings slumps; report claims Brazil not mobile-ready for World Cup
LatAm wrap-up: Telefónica ends Digital unit in a new reorganization; TIM, Alcatel-Lucent sign femtocell deal
MWC 2014: América Móvil touts stable, predictable regulation; Telefónica’s Firefox expansion, SDN initiative
LatAm Wrap-Up: Telecom Italia denies sale of TIM, plans yearly $1.68B investment
LatAm Wrap-Up: América Móvil’s mixed financials;Telefónica rumored to buy Iusacell
LatAm Wrap-Up: Brazil’s ICT spending to reach $175 billion; region’s mobile data traffic up 105%
LatAm Wrap-Up: Virgin signs agreement with Telefónica to launch MVNOs in Mexico and Brazil
LatAm Wrap-Up: 2014 regional forecasts; Peru adjusts 900 MHz band for Viettel
LatAm Wrap-Up: NII Holdings,Telefónica sign 3G network sharing deal
LatAm Wrap-Up: Telefónica, Telecom Italia deny sale of TIM; Movistar Peru launches LTE
LatAm Wrap-Up: Brazilian telcos reach LTE goals for World Cup headquarters
LatAm Wrap-Up: Mexican consortium wins Peru fiber optic bid; Colombian Vive Digital update
LatAm Wrap-Up: Peru’s new telecom proposals; carrier Q3 highlights
LatAm Wrap-Up: Vivo targets postpaid and data, claims it follows antitrust rules; Nextel cuts jobs
LatAm Wrap-Up: Brazil tells Telefónica to leave Telecom Italia or find new Vivo partner
LatAm Wrap-Up: Movistar Peru to launch LTE; smartphones to reach 154.7 million units in 2017
LatAm Wrap-Up: GSMA says region entering new development phase; Movistar Chile launches LTE
LatAm Wrap-Up: Colombian ETB sells Tigo shares to UNE-EPM; Viettel launches in Peru
LatAm Wrap-Up: Brazil issues 700 MHz decision, to vote on Internet, net neutrality rules
LatAm Wrap-Up: Nextel to launch LTE in some cities; Colombia prepares $53M tender to expand Internet
Futurecom 2013: Video interviews on SDN, OTT impact on carriers; small cells; analytics and other topics
Futurecom 2013: Brazilian networks struggle to handle mobile video
Futurecom 2013: TIM’s goals for 2014 include small cells, 3G and LTE expansion
Futurecom 2013: Oi to end 2013 with 500,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in Brazil
Futurecom 2013: Alcatel-Lucent secures five small cell contracts in LatAm
Futurecom 2013: Telefónica Vivo to expand LTE to 72 Brazilian cities by year end, outlines future goals
Futurecom 2013: Claro, Bradesco joint venture releases first m-payment solution
Futurecom 2013: Vivo launches first Firefox device in Brazil; BlackBerry releases new smartphone
Futurecom 2013: Brazil to auction 700 MHz in first half 2014
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