Latin America - Telecom Market Regulatory Overview & Infrastructure
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DUBLIN, Ireland--(Business Wire)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/678377/latin_america_te) has announced the addition of the "Latin America - Telecom Market Regulatory Overview & Infrastructure" report to their offering. Most telecom markets in Latin America have been both privatised and liberalised. Privatisation, however, has met with considerable opposition in a number of countries. While private investment has contributed to rapid growth in the non-basic services, such as mobile and long distance telephony, fixed lines have virtually ceased to grow, despite a low 18% teledensity. Countries with poor infrastructure have leapfrogged into new applications such as VoIP and WiMAX. But telecoms laws lag behind technological advances, leaving numerous grey areas that have resulted in acrimonious legal battles among companies, regulators, and governments. This report provides an overview of the region's telecom sector and regulatory environment, accompanied by relevant statistics and analyses. Key Topics Covered: 1. Synopsis 2. Telecommunications market 2.1 Overview of Latin America's telecom market 2.2 Telecommunications growth 3. Regulatory environment 3.1 Background 3.2 Universal access 3.3 Foreign operators 3.4 Types of licensing 3.5 Privatisation and liberalisation 3.6 Settlement rates with the USA 4. Telecommunications infrastructure 4.1 Overview 4.2 International 4.2.1 Submarine cable systems 4.2.2 International satellite systems 4.3 Infrastructure developments 4.3.1 Wireless Local Loop (WLL) 4.3.2 VoIP 5. Related reports Table 1 - Total GDP and GDP growth by country (estimates) - 2007Table 2 - GDP per capita by country and variation from regional average - 2006 - 2007Table 3 - International mobile operators - subscribers, annual change and market share - 2006 - 2007Table 4 - Latin America - fixed lines in service, annual change and teledensity - 1995 - 2007Table 5 - Fixed lines in service, annual change and teledensity by country - 2003 - 2007Exhibit 1 - Major submarine cable networks in Latin AmericaExhibit 2 - Regulatory status of VoIP in selected Latin American countries For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/678377/latin_america_te Research and Markets Laura Wood Senior Manager email@example.com Fax from USA: 646-607-1907 Fax from rest of the world: +353-1-481-1716 Copyright Business Wire 2008