Buenos Aires Launches Free WiFi Service in City Parks

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, competitiveness, technology

The City of Buenos Aires took a major step yesterday toward maintaining its title as the Latin American metro with the most free WiFi hotspots. At last count, the ratio was 1 hotspot per every 2,620 residents, a 72% improvement over the previous year. That ratio is sure to drop as BA’s Ministry of Environment & Public Spaces rolls out …

Internet, WiFi Penetration Continues to Rise in Argentina

Patrick Archer lifestyle, technology

Sales of LCD TV’s in Argentina are currently up 150% over last year, but many analysts say those numbers will taper off once the World Cup is over. The growth of new Internet subscribers, however, should continue its upward trajectory as more Argentine residents and businesses seek broadband access to online content. According to infobae.com, over 700,000 new residential users …