Slim, Televisa Pass Hurdles to Alter Telecom Industry (Update3)

Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) — Carlos Slim’s America Movil SAB and broadcaster Grupo Televisa SA won regulatory approval in Mexico for transactions that would alter the telecommunications industry in Latin America as carriers add more services. Mexico’s antitrust agency yesterday approved wireless carrier America Movil’s takeover of Slim’s telecommunications holding company, which will give it control […]

Naspers acquired Buscapé, leading comparison shopping search engine in Brazil and LatAm

South African media company Naspers announced today the acquisition of 91% of the share capital of Brazilian e-commerce group BuscaPé.com Inc. for an amount of US$342m. Buscapé, which started as comparison shopping ten years ago, currently is Latin America’s top such network for new and used goods and one of the region’s best-known internet brands. […]

comScore reports Google leading Brazil and India emerging internet search markets

Google Dominates Internet Landscape in India and Brazil Google Sites Account for Nearly 30 Percent of All Time Spent Online in these Two Markets, Three Times Higher than Average RESTON, VA, September 14, 2009 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world today released a study focusing on Google’s relative dominance […]

M&C Saatchi opens office in Sao Paulo

M&C Saatchi has further extended its network by opening an office in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Related Articles The business, which will not launch with a founding client, will offer integrated advertising as well as traditional above-the-line creative. Geoffrey Hamilton-Jones, the managing director of the Ogilvy Group in Sao Paulo, will launch the agency as its […]

Brazil is BIG

So I”m working on launching a product in Brazil, and the more I work with this country, the more I feel the need to share info on the immense opportunities. Here”s a snapshot: Brazil is the largest economy in Latin America and the eight largest economy worldwide. She is the fifth largest country in the […]