Phil Anderson

ICT Senior Writer, Chile Bureau  in BNamericas

Phil Anderson has been working at BNamericas since mid-1999, first writing daily news for the Telecom and IT sectors, then sector editor, and now writing the ICT Intelligence Series reports since 2007. Prior to settling in Chile, Phil taught English in Venezuela and Argentina. Originally from Bath, UK, Phil has a BSc in Animal and Plant Biology from Sheffield University, UK.

5663 articles written by Phil Anderson:

Latin America leads in internet policy

Latin American and Caribbean nations account for 11 out of the top 20 developing countries in the 2017 Affordability Report published by the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI). The report covers 58 countries that are considered ...

OPERATOR SERIES: Could Liberty forge a path to US-LatAm mobile synergies?

Could global communications and entertainment services group Liberty Global be an eventual facilitator of US-Latin America mobile synergies like those enjoyed by AT&T? In January, Liberty Global chairman John Malone suggested ...

Unisys: Image of Big Data tools tainted by poorly executed programs

US software and IT services group Unisys perceives some stagnation in the hype surrounding big advanced analytics tools in Latin America, due to disappointment on the part of firms that invested in the tools without ensuring...

IoT takes pole position in Telecom Outlook 2017

The recent news that Brazil would be publishing a game plan to maximize the use of technology in the manufacturing sector next year adds to the previously announced goal of having a national internet of things (IoT) plan ready by...

OPERATOR SERIES: Tigo-Une's quest to become a 'content supermarket'

Colombian multi service provider Tigo-Une has said it is working to secure deals with content providers, building on deals with Deezer and TiVo in 2015 and Netflix in June 2016, all brokered globally by Tigo parent company Millicom. ...