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Chris Bannister, the mind behind WOM the new operator in Colombia
Chris Bannister, the mind behind WOM the new operator in Colombia

For about two months, Colombia has had a new mobile operator, it is WOM that launched its brand and whose existence is possible after the frequency auction that occurred in December 2019. The company won frequencies in the auction under the name of Partners, as in...

What Investors Should Know About Google’s Latest 5G Deal
What Investors Should Know About Google’s Latest 5G Deal

Alphabet's (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google recently partnered with Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) to develop new 5G and edge cloud solutions for telecom companies and enterprise customers. Google already provides cloud services to Ericsson, one of the world's top...

Tutela Colombia state of mobile experience
Tutela Colombia state of mobile experience

The telecoms industry continues to play an integral role in keeping businesses and individuals moving forward through these uncertain times, by providing quality mobile experiences powered by reliable wireless connectivity. This is no easy task as mobile operators...

MEXICO Mobile Network Experience Report April 2021
MEXICO Mobile Network Experience Report April 2021

Mexican operators are yet to launch 5G services on a large commercial scale. The Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) made spectrum in 600 MHz and 3.3 GHz bands available for potential use for 5G deployments and the Mexican government recommended a two-year...

Claro Colombia opens its 3G network to WOM
Claro Colombia opens its 3G network to WOM

The mobile operator enabled access to its network for WOM traffic. Months ago it also completed the interconnection with the new operator. In compliance with a resolution of the Communications Regulation Commission (CRC) in December last year, Claro Colombia enabled...

Tigo Colombia will deploy Open RAN in 362 rural sites
Tigo Colombia will deploy Open RAN in 362 rural sites

Millicom will become one of the first operators in Latin America to implement Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) architecture in partnership with Parallel Wireless. It will be through the Tigo Colombia subsidiary , which will deploy 4G coverage in 362 rural sites....

Wom seeks one million users in its first year
Wom seeks one million users in its first year

The new operator launches its commercial offer at the start of its operations. Your initial move is the first month free on postpaid lines. The interconnection with Tigo is part of Wom's pending to start its operations in Colombia. The company announced last Wednesday...

Tutela Mexico state of mobile experience
Tutela Mexico state of mobile experience

2020 and the pandemic highlighted the need for consistency in mobile connectivity across Mexico. Adapting to this requires a shift in focus from beating out the rest with new technological advancements, to ensuring that people have a reliable connection to the...

Cloud, telco providers show the promise of 5G edge
Cloud, telco providers show the promise of 5G edge

Fueled by vendor innovation, interest in 5G wireless networks and edge computing is growing, but IT leaders must first evaluate the cost and efficacy of these converging technologies before committing. Businesses are intrigued by the convergence of 5G wireless...

Colombia Mobile Experience Snapshot
Colombia Mobile Experience Snapshot

Overview of mobile experience from Tutela's crowdsourced mobile network testing. December 2020 The Mobile Experience Snapshot provides a summary of our data collected across common coverage areas to provide insights into the typical mobile experience of users on the...

Operators prepare for the arrival of 5G to Colombia
Operators prepare for the arrival of 5G to Colombia

Five operators are interested in having a possible assignment between 2021 and 2022. Further 4G development is also among the plans. Colombia is getting ready for the 5G spectrum tender for next year and five operators: Claro, Movistar, Tigo, EMCALI and ETB have...

What does it mean for Colombia to have its first 5G network pilot?
What does it mean for Colombia to have its first 5G network pilot?

While the first trial began in Bogotá, Latin America is also moving in implementation. The fastest connectivity standard will allow the temperature monitoring of more than 400 people in Bogotá in what is the first pilot of fifth generation networks in the country. As...

Tutela report: Latin America State of Mobile Experience
Tutela report: Latin America State of Mobile Experience

At the start of 2020, it seemed that the greatest changes to Latin American telecommunications were shaping up to be the impact of the sale of the majority of Telefonica’s Latin American assets(1), along with the deployment of new 5G networks(2). However, 2020 has...

Ericsson to launch LatAm 5G networks in 2020-21
Ericsson to launch LatAm 5G networks in 2020-21

5G networks could light up in Latin America sooner than anticipated as the wireless technology is expected to catapult enterprises into the fourth industrial revolution. Deployment in Latin America “will happen in 2020-21,” Erik Ekudden, head of GF technology and CTO...

Spotlight: LatAm spectrum tenders update
Spotlight: LatAm spectrum tenders update

While the worst of the health pandemic seems to be behind us, the crisis has shed light on the importance of digitization and the urgency of reliable mobile and fixed networks for individuals and companies. And regulators have been moving ahead with awarding...

The global fight to regulate 5G is happening right now
The global fight to regulate 5G is happening right now

lmost everywhere you look, there’s a story about 5G and its impact on humanity from every conceivable aspect. The fifth generation of mobile networks has dominated tech headlines far and wide, where every telco, tech news outlet, and private tech firm has flooded the...

Three reasons that 5G indoor systems will be needed
Three reasons that 5G indoor systems will be needed

Indoor cellular systems have been around for decades. But with the generational shift from 4G to 5G, they are widely expected to become even more necessary and widespread. There are several reasons for these expectations of growth. For one, most cellular data use...

TowerOne Wireless enters stock market in Colombia

Tower One Wireless makes its first issuance in the Colombian stock market through a2censo. The investment will help in expanding wireless telecommunications coverage to new users and non-connected areas in Colombia. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rUicuzpe5s...

5G: Everything you need to know about the wireless revolution
5G: Everything you need to know about the wireless revolution

A big boost in speed and responsiveness is just the tip of the iceberg for the next-generation cellular technology being rolled out now. After years of hype and a bumpy first year of launches, carrier 5G networks are here. The technology is supposed to change your...

COVID-19 pandemic to delay 5G rollouts in Europe by 12-18 months: PwC
COVID-19 pandemic to delay 5G rollouts in Europe by 12-18 months: PwC

The COVID-19 pandemic will delay the rollout of 5G networks in Europe by 12 to 18 months, according to a recent by PwC. According to the report, European telcos’ investment spending over the next two years will fall by €6bn-€9bn ($7.1bn-$10.6bn). “Telcos need to act...

US Cellular to deploy its 5G network in 11 more states
US Cellular to deploy its 5G network in 11 more states

The expanded US Cellular 5G network will be deployed on its 600 MHz spectrum US Cellular is working hard to expand its 5G network, which was initiated in parts of Iowa and Wisconsin earlier this year. As part of the second phase of the company’s planned multi-year...

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Tower One Wireless is a public company TO.CSE founded in 2015 with a mission to own and operate high-quality cellular network infrastructure sites in South American markets that are experiencing strong usage growth.

Tower One Wireless focuses primarily on building towers in municipalities where there is limited or no cellular coverage. This enhances the probability of multiple carriers sharing the tower and minimizes competitive risk. Tower One Wireless has assembled a decorated management team with top-tier cellular development experience with one of South America’s largest tower developers. Tower One Wireless is currently focused on 4G LTE infrastructure expansion in Colombia and will look to open other territories.