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About ANTEL

ANTEL is Uruguay's government-owned telecommunications company. The company provides telecommunication, internet, and broadband services. The company also offers TV subscription packs, mobiles, earphones, and other electric products. It is based in Montevideo, Uruguay.

ANTEL Headquarter Location

Guatemala 1075 Complejo Torre de las Telecomunicaciones

Montevideo, 11100,

Uruguay

Latest ANTEL News

Fixed broadband – Antel and Uruguayan government to expand FTTH

Aug 31, 2021

GlobalData Technology 31st August 2021 (Last Updated August 31st, 2021 09:03) Credit: Shutterstock Share Article Fixed broadband lines in Uruguay will increase from 1.0 million in 2020 to 1.2 million by 2025. Fixed broadband penetration reached 29.6% in 2020, 15.0 p.p. above the Latin America average, making it the largest Fixed broadband penetration in Latin America. GlobalData estimates Fixed broadband penetration of population will grow to reach 33.2% by 2025-end, supported by growth in FTTH lines on the back of ongoing efforts from Uruguayan government for expansion of FTTx broadband network to the underserved areas of the country. Furthermore, Fiber will continue to be the leading technology to deliver fixed broadband services in Uruguay over 2020-2025. Its share of total fixed broadband lines will grow from 78.3% in 2020 to 82.9% by 2025. To support FTTH/B development in the country, State owned telco Antel and the government are expanding fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) networks to locations with less than 3,000 residents. n 2021, Antel plans to complete the rollout of its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network in areas including Las Piedras, Santa Lucia and Ciudad de la Costa. Additionally, the country’s e-government agency Agencia de Gobierno Electrónico y Sociedad de la Información (Agesic) announced “The Uruguay’s 2025 Digital Agenda” in May 2021, which is a continuation of the country’s digital policy process, began back in year 2000. This agenda primarily sets out the strategic areas, which include five focus areas and 12 key priorities, that will form the digital development trajectory over the next five years. The plan focuses on providing sensors for public utility facilities such as energy, water, and transportation, extension of fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) networks to locations with less than 3,000 residents, nationwide availability of 4G network, assignment of additional spectrum bands for mobile services, as well as accelerate the 5G roll-out. Related Report

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ANTEL Patents

ANTEL has filed 2 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Computer networking
  • Link protocols
  • Network layer protocols
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