Tech Roundup: Brazil’s 5G auction scheduled for November

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Tech Roundup: 5G auction scheduled for November
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This week: 5G auction is ready to go. Brazil rises in global innovation ranking but remains out of the top 50. The “cyber pandemic.” And a startup which wants to take food delivery to Brazil’s countryside.

5G auction set to happen in November

Brazil’s telecommunications regulator Anatel approved the government’s 5G bidding notice this afternoon, clearing the way for the auction of frequencies for the latest generation of internet connections. 

Why it matters. After years of delays, the 5G auction finally has a date to take place: November 4. It coincides with Anatel’s anniversary and is the last day of...

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