On November 14, 2019, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the event, “5G and the Evolution of Smart Cities in Latin America and the Caribbean,” featuring panelists Eric Crabtree, Chief Investment Officer of the International Finance Corporation; Luis Fiallo, Vice President of China Telecom Americas; Ed Roach, Vice President of Regulatory Compliance and Associate General Counsel, SBA Communications; and Rachel Samrén, EVP and Chief External Affairs Officer of Millicom. Ernesto Muyshondt, mayor of San Salvador, El Salvador, provided the keynote address while Margaret Myers, director of the Asia and Latin America Program at the Inter-American Dialogue moderated the panel discussion.
A wide variety of factors—domestic and external—will shape 5G deployment in the Latin American region over the next few years.
A Latin America Advisor interview with San Salvador Mayor Ernesto Muyshondt.
Advancing US-Japan Cooperation on Digital Economy Development in Latin America: Three Recommendations
Enhanced Japan-US collaboration would do much to advance the delivery of information and communications technology platforms across the region.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A on Brazil’s upcoming 5G auction and what the technology means for the country’s economy.