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TE SubCom to build 10,000km Curie subsea cable
17 Jan 2018

TE SubCom has been awarded the contract to build Google’s Curie subsea cable system, which will connect the US to Chile and includes a branching unit for future connectivity to Panama.

AWS eyes Argentina or Chile for new Latam data centre
11 Jan 2018

Argentina and Chile are reportedly locked in a bidding war to become the home of Amazon Web Services’ second South American data centre, with the presidents of both countries holding talks with the company over the last few months.

Paraguay raises $84m in 700MHz spectrum auction
08 Jan 2018

Millicom's Tigo unit, America Móvil’s Claro and Personal’s Nucleo were the mobile operator winners in Paraguay’s 700MHz spectrum auction, which raised around $84 million.

M&A data centre deals topped $20bn in 2017
03 Jan 2018

The total value of significant data centre-orientated M&A deals that closed in 2017 surged to $20 billion, almost doubling the figure from 2016, according to new data from Synergy Research Group.