Telefonica has never been anything short of ambitious when it comes to its investment in the Latin American telecom market. Part of that ambition continues to be seen in Brazil where the Spain-based telco plans to invest "more than" $1.14 billion in the region in 2010.
Speaking to the media at an event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Telefonica's CEO Antonio Carlos Valente said this week that "the investment might be bigger than 2 billion reais ($1.14 billion)."
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