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SpaceX to put 10 new Chilean satellites into orbit

InvestChile - May,28,2021

The Chilean government has signed a contract with the Israeli company ImageSat International to manufacture eight of these devices in the Cerrillos National Space Center that is to be built in Santiago, Chile.

Topics: Digital Economy- Digital Transformation- Digital Infrastructure- SpaceX- Satellite- Chilean satellite- ImageSat

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Chile - China: What is the e-RMB and why does it matter?

Alicia Zhu - May,27,2020

The digital version of the Chinese currency is an equivalent to the fiduciary currency. Proposed by the People’s Bank of China, it is a substitute for banknotes and is currently undergoing internal and closed pilot testing.

Topics: China- Digital Economy- Chinese demand- Chinese investment

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Study finds that Chile is the Latin American country best prepared to develop a digital economy

InvestChile - February,19,2020

In a study that seeks to promote the strong development of a digital economy globally, Chile ranks as the Latin American country best prepared to start implementing the new economic model. It took 34th place internationally in the ranking led by Singapore, Luxembourg and the United States.

Topics: Start-Up- Digital Economy- Digital Readiness Index 2019- Cisco

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With an investment of US$9,100 million, Chile bids to become a digital hub

InvestChile - May,24,2019

The Chile tech transformation initiative is based around three key pillars: international optical fiber interconnections, the development of local fiber optics and a 5G tender scheduled for early 2020.

Topics: Digital Economy- Digital Transformation- 5G- Optical Fiber- Digital Hub- Tender

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Finnish mining technology multinational arrives in Chile

InvestChile - February,25,2019

Zyfra, an artificial intelligence and IoT company, already has operations in Peru and plans to scale up to other countries in the region in 2022.

Topics: Mining- technology- Digital Economy- Tech investment- Internet of Things- IoT

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Is Chile a model for Latin America on how to attract tech investments?

InvestChile - January,23,2019

The southern country’s good reputation, backed by the trade policies and macroeconomic figures of recent years, has positioned it as a leading player in the region. Learn about the keys to this process.

Topics: Visa Tech- global services- technology- Digital Economy- Tech investment- International Investment Forum

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Digital economy: The 30 most used applications in Chile

InvestChile - December,31,2018

According to Movistar Chile, Facebook, Google and YouTube head the list of the most used apps, indicating the high penetration of digital platforms in the South American country.

Topics: technology- Digital Economy- Ranking

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The digital economy accounts for 22.2% of Chile’s GDP

InvestChile - November,30,2018

According to estimates by Accenture, this is equivalent to some US$55,000 million. Chile scored 33.1 points in the Digital Economic Value Index in which it led the region, thanks to its high adoption of digital technologies, accelerators and digital talent.

Topics: Innovation- Start-Up- Digital Economy

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