Equipment reaches orbit successfully one year after launch failure.
Angelica Mari tracks the business IT agenda in the southern hemisphere's biggest economy.
Angelica Mari is ZDNet's Brazil Contributing Editor. She has relocated to Brazil, her home country, in 2011 after living and working in Europe for a decade. She started her professional life when she was 14, as a software trainer coaching executives at major Brazilian companies until the age of 17, when she started writing professionally. Since then, she has worked for leading business, technology and lifestyle publications worldwide in a variety of editorial roles. In 2010, Angelica published "Reboot: Leading IT in the Information Age", a book focused on the new realities of technology management and the vision of CIOs for the future. Angelica co-founded IT Decisions, a firm providing consulting services, content creation and event management to international firms in the technology, business process outsourcing, media and entertainment sectors looking to enter the Brazilian market. She is also involved in the launch of an online start-up connecting Brazilian craftspeople with the international marketplace.
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Company launches service and charges the same as competitors Rdio, Deezer and Spotify
Expansion of free Internet coverage is a stepping stone for the provision of public services in real time
Facebook, Apple, Google and Twitter are all recruiting staff for roles in major cities across the country.
Brazil's biggest PC manufacturer reverts 2013 loss - but quarterly results have been hit by the World Cup and the presidential elections
The country's steering committee teams up with ICANN and WEF to create "essential mechanism" that will influence the way the global Internet is run
Telcos don't see national fiber coverage as a priority; reelected president wants half the population to get Internet access to the technology.
Shift to phablets in the consumer space and the end of government purchases indicate decline in interest.
The minimum speed has been set by the national telecoms body and is part of a plan of progressive improvements
The YouTube Space facility will offer free courses and networking opportunities to develop new audiovisual talent