Brazil becomes Latin America's fourth most connected country; AT&T extends free U-verse offer to Tennessee-based SMBs

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> Brazil is Latin America's fourth most connected country, according to a study conducted by Qualcomm and prepared by Convergencia Research. Article (sub. req.)

> Mexico is going to present its new telecom legislation this week to Congress, reports Reuters. Article

> AT&T offers Tennessee-based SMBs one year of free U-verse Internet services when they purchase select Mobile Share value plans. Release

Cable News
> Multiple states are joining the U.S. Department of Justice in reviewing Comcast's merger agreement with Time Warner Cable, reports Reuters. Article

> IP video technology provider aioTV has developed a 4K version of its Passbox application platform that could be used to deliver Ultra HD programming to subscribers using both traditional pay TV and over-the-top video services. Article

Wireless News
> Google and partner Samsung Electronics collaborate on smartphones and tablets, but when it comes to smart watches, the two companies are going to be vying for developers. Article

> T-Mobile US MVNO UppWireless, which runs an all-IP-based service, is hoping to expand this year to other U.S. carriers, according to the company's CEO. Article

And finally… Metro transport networks need to get more efficient or choke on tomorrow's data. Post