The Latin American Telecom Industry (Industry Note)

Published 01 Jan 2004
Reference 5210
Topic Strategy
Region South America
Summary

The Latin American business climate has undergone a revolution in the last decade – state companies have been privatised, a number of sectors have been deregulated, and markets have been opened to foreign competitors. As a result of these changes a number of new opportunities have opened up particularly in telecommunications. The industry note analyses the investment environment after these recent changes.

Teaching objectives

This industry note provides: A useful perspective on changes within the telecommunications industry in emerging markets. Main competitive challenges faced by the principal telecom players in Latin America. An analysis of the Latin America telecom market.

Keywords
  • AR0304
  • AR2004
  • TELECOM INDUSTRY
  • LATIN AMERICA
  • COMPETITION
  • TECHNOLOGY
  • TELECOM OPERATORS
  • RD0504
  • CASANOVA
  • LATIN AMERICA
  • TELECOMMUNICATIONS
  • 2004
  • AMERICAN
  • LOURDES