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Latin America Telecommunications Q4 2018

Latin America Telecommunications Q4 2018

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There are significant investment opportunities in the Latin American telecoms market, but regulation and fragmentationremain the key barriers for growth, especially in the wireline segment. The markets in the region are in different stages ofdevelopment, and so regulators seek different goals and operators use different strategies. Economic and political risk cannegatively affect investment even in the more mature markets like Chile and Brazil. Forward-looking investors are looking toupgrade existing networks, and prepared to face low short-term returns. These are a prerequisite to be able to offer advancedservices like video content, IoT and fintech, where investors expect to realise higher returns in the future. Telefónica tends to lead inthis, with América Móvil and Millicom following from a distance.

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Industry Forecast
Heightened Mobile And Broadband To Drive Minor Market Expansion
Industry Risk/Reward Index
Weaker Year-End Growth Weighs On Latin America Telecoms Index
Industry Trend Analysis
Peru Spectrum Reforms Good For 4G, But Will Not Bring 5G
Telecoms Brazil: Nextel's Sale Appealing To Offer Advanced Services
LTE Tracker: Going Beyond The Race To 5G
AT&T Acquires Spectrum, But Telcel Will Maintain Mexico's Telecoms Dominance
LLA First Step To Expand In LatAm Telecoms Finds Resistance From Incumbents
Global Company Strategy
Millicom Doubles Down On Latin America Telecoms
Telefónica: Content Driving Growth
Telecommunications Glossary
Telecommunications Methodology

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