Infrastructure problems and lack of familiarity of the users make Brazil a country that goes ‘two-speed’ internet, according to data presented recently by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) […]
Category: Information Technology
123.4 million smartphones were sold in the first quarter of 2013 in countries that make up the BRIC group (Brazil, Russia , India and China), according to a report by consultancy Canalys […]
The Google presented recently the four Brazilian non-governmental organizations that won the Challenge of Social Impact award to those who submit the best ideas of how to use technology to improve the reality of Brazil […]
Country had 105.4 million of handsets with 3G access in March/2014. João Rezende — president of the National Telecommunications Agency ( Anatel ) — says operators need to invest in a data network.
Brazil has a total of 136 million computers in use by businesses and home users, according to the 25th annual survey of technology use in enterprises taken by the School of Business Administration of São Paulo, Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV-EAESP). Out of all these devices, 13% (18 million) are tablets – the study considers tablets as computers […]
The Marco Civil Act was approved on Tuesday (22) by the full Senate and signed into law by President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday (23) during the opening of the NETMundial meeting , held in São Paulo. The act — considered a kind of constitution for providers and internet users — establishes principles, guarantees, rights and obligations for use of the network in Brazil and it goes into effect in 60 days, at the end of June.
The internet is the second means of communication used most often by the Brazilians behind TV and the front of radio, according to the first edition of “Brazilian Media Research 2014 – Media Consumption Habits of the Brazilian Population”, according to the results of a survey commissioned by the Secretariat of Social Communication of the Presidency […]
With more affordable models, smartphones more than doubled their share of the population of class C in Brazil in 2013. According to research firm Kantar Worldpanel, the use of these devices has gone from a level of 8% of the population in 2012 to 17% last year […]
According to Nielsen data Ibope, the set of classified sites and auction, which includes services such OLX, Bom Negócio and — the most popular of them in Brazil — Mercado Livre, reached an audience of 19 million unique users in February 2014. This represents 59% of the total audience of the category of e-commerce in Brazil […]
Four in ten Brazilian households have internet access, says a survey released recently by the Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA). The study, conducted in 3,809 households in 212 municipalities in June 2013, also revealed that almost half of respondents (44.1%) are satisfied with the quality of the connection […]