A third of Mexican households have no internet access, something the Mexican president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, is keen to change with a massive proposed investment in internet connectivity.
The Indian government has offered an upbeat initial assessment of the 5G spectrum auction that finally finished on 1 August, saying that the 71% of spectrum sold – 51.236GHz out of 72.098GHz – is good enough to cover the entire country with 5G within two or three years.
While we await the final results of the 5G auctions, Indian news outlets are reporting that the government has finally approved the merger of state-owned companies Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL) and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL). The government will also pump more money into BSNL.
A leading Israeli colocation data centre infrastructure provider has attracted the attention of one of the world’s biggest and best-known private investment firms.