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Access Alert: European Commission announces three-pillar approach to connectivity policy

On 21 February, the European Commission presented its widely anticipated white paper on ‘How to master Europe’s digital infrastructure needs?’,...

21 Feb 2024 Opinion
Access Alert: European Commission announces three-pillar approach to connectivity policy
Connecting Fiji: The opportunity for growth and prosperity from subsea internet investment

Connecting Fiji: The opportunity for growth and prosperity from subsea internet investment

The widespread adoption of digital technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence, will require investments in digital infrastructure to ensure connectivity and...

7 Feb 2024 Reports
The Economic Value of A2P SMS in Mexico

The Economic Value of A2P SMS in Mexico

The increased connectivity enabled by digital technologies has changed communication patterns throughout economies and societies and played an important role...

25 Jan 2024 Reports
Capacity Media: HAPS – Steady progress towards commercial service

Capacity Media: HAPS – Steady progress towards commercial service

Excerpt Last year, I wrote about the potential of using high-altitude platforms (HAPS) to deliver improved cellular coverage, especially in rural areas....

8 Jan 2024 Press
Access Alert: Argentina simplifies the provision of satellite services. But will it last?

Access Alert: Argentina simplifies the provision of satellite services. But will it last?

On 21 December, Argentina’s new President issued a Decree (Decree of Necessity and Urgency number 70/23, titled Bases for the...

5 Jan 2024 Opinion
Access Alert: The road for land ESIMs remains unpaved

Access Alert: The road for land ESIMs remains unpaved

With WRC-23 ending a week ago and the final Resolutions still being numbered, Earth Stations in Motion (ESIMs) have been...

21 Dec 2023 Opinion
Exploring the Future of Connectivity in Latin America: A Critical Analysis

Exploring the Future of Connectivity in Latin America: A Critical Analysis

In a world where approximately 2.6 billion people remain disconnected, the future of connectivity in Latin America hangs in the...

15 Dec 2023 Reports
LATAM’s Connectivity Challenges with Marylena Méndez Jiménez – LATAM Digital podcast

LATAM’s Connectivity Challenges with Marylena Méndez Jiménez – LATAM Digital podcast

Join Geusseppe Gonzalez, Head of Latam at Access Partnership, as he engages with Maryleana, a prominent figure in LATAM’s tech...

22 Nov 2023 Opinion
Rural Connectivity in Latin America with Oscar Leon – LATAM Digital Podcast

Rural Connectivity in Latin America with Oscar Leon – LATAM Digital Podcast

Rural connectivity is one of the most pressing issues for Latin American authorities. Achieving meaningful connectivity across the region, whilst...

14 Nov 2023 Opinion
Access Alert: Earth Stations in Motion – WRC-23 shaping the future regulatory framework

Access Alert: Earth Stations in Motion – WRC-23 shaping the future regulatory framework

Earth Stations have evolved from large, fixed structures to small satellite antennas mounted on mobile platforms that connect with satellites...

19 Oct 2023 Opinion
DPL News: Digital divide persists because countries don’t know their connectivity data

DPL News: Digital divide persists because countries don’t know their connectivity data

In the framework of Colombia 5G and the National Spectrum Congress, the Broadband Commission’s connectivity report was presented, highlighting the...

11 Oct 2023 Press
Access Alert: The growing role of HAPS and the need for regulatory clarity

Access Alert: The growing role of HAPS and the need for regulatory clarity

In July 2023, the UK Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology, Chloe Smith, announced GBP 20 million in...

4 Oct 2023 Opinion
State of Broadband Report 2023: Global South and micro-businesses driving global connectivity

State of Broadband Report 2023: Global South and micro-businesses driving global connectivity

Report finds a fundamental shift from supply-driven communications access to demand-driven communication, particularly in the Global South. Entrepreneurs are one...

18 Sep 2023 Press
Access Alert: Colombia and Perú announce digital connectivity developments

Access Alert: Colombia and Perú announce digital connectivity developments

Haga clic aquí para leer esta publicación en Español This week, two of LATAM’s biggest markets (Colombia and Perú) provided...

19 Jun 2023 Opinion
How the Digital Divide Affects the LGBTQ+ Community

How the Digital Divide Affects the LGBTQ+ Community

Around the world, a broad spectrum of advocacy groups, think tanks, and international fora have increasingly called for the need...

1 Jun 2023 Opinion
Access Alert | South African communications regulator frees up lower 6GHz band for Wi-Fi services

Access Alert | South African communications regulator frees up lower 6GHz band for Wi-Fi services

On 23 May, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) published an amendment to Annexure B of the 2015...

26 May 2023 Opinion
Access Alert | WRC-23 to Shape Spectrum Needs Across ITU Region 1

Access Alert | WRC-23 to Shape Spectrum Needs Across ITU Region 1

In many countries in ITU Region 1, spectrum within the 470-694 MHz range is used to provide wide area coverage...

12 May 2023 Opinion
Access Alert | Latin American countries keep unlocking connectivity

Access Alert | Latin American countries keep unlocking connectivity

Read this Access Alert in Spanish | Lea este Access Alert en Español Several Latin American countries have made significant progress towards...

11 May 2023 Opinion
Access Alert | Colombia shares its roadmap to digitise the country, updates its regulation for infrastructure sharing, and asks for more spectrum

Access Alert | Colombia shares its roadmap to digitise the country, updates its regulation for infrastructure sharing, and asks for more spectrum

Read this Access Alert in Spanish | Lea este Access Alert en Español The coffee-growing country has generated several regulatory...

24 Apr 2023 Opinion
Access Alert | LATAM countries continue to promote connectivity

Access Alert | LATAM countries continue to promote connectivity

This week, three LATAM markets – Costa Rica, Peru, and Uruguay – have had relevant policy and market developments that...

4 Apr 2023 Opinion
Capacity Media | HAPs and satellite for mobile connectivity – is it different this time?

Capacity Media | HAPs and satellite for mobile connectivity – is it different this time?

This article was originally published in Capacity on 13 March 2023. High altitude platforms (HAPs) and satellites have been promising to...

14 Mar 2023 Press