As opposed to five years ago, most households now have access to fixed and mobile broadband, as well as a smartphone.
Supported by its global partners, collaborative comms developer Polycom is introducing new products as the first generation of telepresence solutions reach the end of their working life.
SABIA-Mar 1 is scheduled for launch in 2020. A second satellite under the program is being designed in Brazil, although the launch date has yet to be announced.
Chile is talking to South Korea and China to conduct the country's first 5G trials and is also in advanced talks regarding the Trans-Pacific cable project.
The country's internet subscriptions grew 36% last year and mobile users are favoring data over traditional telephony services, said telecom regulator Indotel.
T-Mobile has invested US$50mn in shipping equipment and personnel to Puerto Rico, while Claro has successfully reactivated mobile services in the Vieques municipality.