South America

VIA NET.WORKS Sells Mexican Operations

September 9, 2002 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Single-source managed Internet services provider VIA NET.WORKS ( announced on Monday that it has completed the sale of its Mexican subsidiary, VIA NET.WORKS Mexico SA de CV, to a group led by the operation?s current Mexican management team. Read More

VIA Sells Operation, Buys KPNQwest Clients

August 20, 2002 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Managed Internet service provider VIA NET.WORKS ( announced on Monday that it has sold its Irish subsidiary VIA NET.WORKS Ireland Limited to a group that includes the operation?s former managing director. Read More

Terremark Announces NAP De Las Americas-Madrid

June 21, 2002 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Carrier-neutral Tier-1 NAP operator Terremark Worldwide, Inc. ( announced this week that it has formed a new company that will own and operate a carrier-neutral Tier-1 NAP in Madrid, as well as other data centers throughout Spain. Read More

Latin American Server Market Decline, Says Gartner

May 31, 2002 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Research organization and Gartner Inc. ( unit Dataquest Inc. announced on Thursday that due to weak economic conditions in Argentina, server shipments and revenue in Latin America experienced strong declines in the first quarter of 2002. Read More

Convergia Selects Global Crossing for Data, Voice, Co-location Services

May 6, 2002 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Network services firm Global Crossing ( said today it had signed a $20 million agreement with Montreal-based Convergia Networks, which specializes in broadband and communications solutions, to provide the company with a combination of data network and voice services across the Americas. Read More

AT&T Latin America Allies with Brazil's Canbras

March 15, 2002 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — AT&T Latin America Corp. (, a facilities-basedprovider of business communications solutions, announced that its subsidiaryin Brazil has extended its coverage and network capillarity into one of thecountry’s major industrial regions through a strategic agreement signed withthe Greater Sao Paulo area subsidiaries of Canbras Communications Corp( Additionally, through the Canbras Group’s network usage agreement with TVA (, a provider of communications services in Brazil, AT&T will be able to increase its capillarity in the City of Sao Paulo. Canbras Communications, through its subsidiary Canbras Group, holdsmore than 175,000 broadband customers in the Greater Sao Paulo area. Read More

HP Expands Linux Solutions

January 30, 2002 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Hewlett-Packard Company ( has expanded its range ofLinux-based solutions with new systems, software and services for businessand telecommunications customers and network equipment providers. Read More

Latin American Hosting, IDC Markets to Grow: Frost

January 15, 2002 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Though Latin American countries are struggling to recover from a regional economic recession, demand for Web hosting and Internet data center services is growing rapidly, says a new analysis from Frost & Sullivan ( Read More

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