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NEWS

Andicom International ICT Congress to make Mexico debut seeks to boost the tourism and convention industry in the capital of the Mexican Republic .

The technology sector in Latin America is gearing up for Andicom to be held in Mexico for the first time .

In a special broadcast made from Bogotá , Manuel Martínez , President of CINTEL , the Andicom organizer for 37 editions , explained that between April 25 and 27 , 2023 , that the outstanding technological solutions for various sectors will be gathered and debated at the Expo Santa Fe facilities .
It will be a meeting to promote strategic networking with decision makers from different sectors of the economy and society . It will be a trade show with more than 140 brands from the Information and Communications Technology ( ICT ) industry and a complete update for organizations to overcome the challenges of the 21st century .
Nathalie Desplas Puel , Secretary of Tourism of Mexico City , praised this initiative that
It will take advantage of Mexico City ’ s ideal infrastructure to receive visitors from all over Latin America and work on strengthening technology for the development of society and organizations .
The same organizations supporting this Congress in Colombia will also promote it in Mexico : The Inter-American Development Bank ( IDB ), the Organization of American States ( OAS ), the World Bank , the European Union and the International Telecommunications Union , as well as other leading Mexican ICT organizations .

Nokia selected by STI to deploy the first industrial-grade LTE private network in a port terminal in Chile

Nokia has announced that it will deploy the first industrial-grade LTE private network in a port terminal in Chile at San Antonio Terminal Internacional S . A . ( STI ).

The new private wireless network will be based on the Nokia Digital Automation Cloud ( DAC ) platform and will use 4.9G LTE to deliver pervasive high-bandwidth , lowlatency connectivity and improved network predictability in piers and yards .
It will reliably and securely connect hundreds of workers , sensors , equipment and vehicles across an area of 31 hectares . As the single supplier for this project , Nokia will also provide the RAN network , training , implementation services and remote support .
Nokia DAC is a high-performance , end-to-end private wireless network and edge computing platform designed to meet the missioncritical needs of asset-intensive industries such as port terminals . The platform will enable future use cases such as remote and autonomous crane operations within the piers and yards , as well as enable new capabilities at STI .
“ By deploying an industrial-grade private wireless network at San Antonio Terminal Internacional S . A . ( STI ), the port will have a robust , secure and predictable wireless connectivity platform ,” said Marcelo Entreconti , Head of Enterprise for Latin America , Nokia .
“ With this project , STI takes an important step in its digitalization journey , improving safety and productivity with a future-ready platform also capable of supporting digitalization and automation use cases .”
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