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We promote the ICT use in Latin America by expanding infrastructure, broadband services and knowledge generation for technology use in order to improve education, health, governance and competitiveness indicators.

Closing the infrastructure gap to build more inclusive societies img - Closing the infrastructure gap to build more inclusive societies  08 de April de 2016

In the World Strategic Forum the debate will focus on the challenges that Latin America faces at a time when the world context forces to find new paths to leave uncertainty behind and advance toward prosperity 

The digital divide: A challenge and an opportunity for Latin America

17 de May de 2016

On World Telecommunication day, celebrated today, May 17, Latin America finds itself in a mixed situation: on the one hand, the region has made a true digital leap forward in recent years, even more so than other emerging regions. On the o...

Colombia prepares to become one of the Top 3 most innovative countries of Latin America

16 de May de 2016

In the framework of the entrepreneurial innovation program, CAF supported entrepreneurs and agents of knowledge and government to promote the country's innovation agenda 

Last days to register for the summer school "Connectivity and Digital Innovation in Latin America"

16 de May de 2016

CAF, ECLAC, and the IBEI invite to participate in the third Summer School (Connectivity and Digital Innovation in Latin America", to be held from June 13th to 17th at IBEI's facilities in Barcelona, Spain.  

CAF, ECLAC and Cisco Join Efforts to Digitize Education in Latin America, Connect Classrooms, and Prepare the Education Sector for the 21st Century

03 de May de 2016

The first cross-sector and regional meeting to address the role of technology in education will take place this May, with the presence of high-level government officials, wherein the role of connectivity and technology in education and the effe...
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knowledge
img - Uruguay supports the implementation of telemedicine systems
Uruguay supports the implementation of telemedicine systems
The penetration indices of telecommunication services are high and accesible. with a high degree of technical advancement and connectivity 
img - Paraguay bets for the development of the ICT sector
Paraguay bets for the development of the ICT sector
With the development of the National Telecommunications Plan (2011-2015) connectivity in schools will increase 
img - Boosting the trunk network will help expand connectivity in Peru
Boosting the trunk network will help expand connectivity in Peru
Advances in mining, fishing, agriculture, and tourism, may be the drivers to promote the development of sectorial ICT applications. 
img - Mexico leads the demand for on line trade and banking services
Mexico leads the demand for on line trade and banking services
The country stands out in the region for having the highest use indices of fixed broadband due to its low price and accessibility
img - Tourism and agricultural sectors could boost ICTs in Ecuador
Tourism and agricultural sectors could boost ICTs in Ecuador
The development of services and applications is a driver to promote growth and reduce the existing gaps. 
events
img - CLT16
CLT16
During the 2016 Latin American Telecommunications Congress (CLT)16), ministers, congressmen, academics, and senior representatives form the ecosystem of telecommunications enterprises from Lat...
img - 2015 Latin American Telecommunications Congress
2015 Latin American Telecommunications Congress
In its third version, the 2015 CLT will be the gathering point for the main actors of the Latin American telecommunications industry, who will meet to share experiences, good practices regardi...
img -  Infrastructure in the Development of Latin America Conference
Infrastructure in the Development of Latin America Conference
This event is organized by CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, and Nacional Financiera S.N.C., I.B.D. -NAFIN-, with the support of the Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico.&n...
img - Eighth Leadership in Infrastructure Forum
Eighth Leadership in Infrastructure Forum
CG/LA, Private Institution dedicated to global Infrastructure development, is organizing this year's Eighth Leadership in Infrastructure Forum, which will bring together 400 people in the city...
img - 2nd. Regional Telecommunications Congress discusses challenges and regulatory changes in Latin America
2nd. Regional Telecommunications Congress discusses challenges and regulatory changes in Latin America
The 2nd. Regional Telecommunications Congress (CRT2014,by its initials on Spanish) is the meeting point for key stakeholders in the telecommunications industry to share experiences, best pract...