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This report presents Ovum's annual review of major trends affecting the Latin American telecoms market in 2019.


  • CSPs will focus on cost-effective and selective investments. Telecommunications is a capital-intensive industry, with a growing IT component, which is becoming more complex and integrated.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes the key trends affecting the telecoms market in Latin America.
  • Covers trends in regulation, 5G, IoT, and investment.

Key questions answered

  • What will be the likely development trajectory of 5G in Latin America?
  • How will investment decisions evolve in Latin America?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages
  • Connectivity improvement will drive investment decisions

Political changes affect regulatory landscape

  • Long-lasting impact on investment decisions

Latin America will be a follower in 5G

  • Transforming the network with outdated regulation

Latin American enterprises are still understanding what IoT can do for them

  • LPWA networks will open new possibilities


  • Further reading
  • Authors