Sonoco Products expands fiber certification program to Brazil, Mexico facilities

Sonoco Products Co., a diversified packaging company, recently expanded its fiber certification program to its plants in Brazil and Mexico. The certification is the company's commitment to recycling and maintaining healthy forests, as well as being responsible in managing natural resources, Sonoco Products Manager of Global Sustainable Packaging Laura Rowell said.  Read More »

Cielo, Planet Payment extend Pay in Your Currency agreement in Brazil

Sao Paulo-based Cielo and Planet Payment Inc. have signed a contract extension regarding their Pay in Your Currency processing agreement that allows transactions in multiple currencies, letting consumers in Brazil pay in their own currency. International travelers can use their Visa or MasterCard for transactions with Brazilian stores and merchants.  Read More »

Gemalta and PROSA team up to provide mobile payments in Mexico

PROSA, the largest payment processor in Latin America, and Gemalto, a leader in digital security, are teaming up to bring mobile payments to Mexico."Gemalto is committed to supporting PROSA, a key financial service provider, in effectively equipping a major portion of the Mexican market with mobile payment services," Gemalto President for Latin America Rodrigo Serna said. Read More »

Millicom to acquire Paraguay's TV Cable Parana

Telecommunications company Millicom, based in Luxembourg, recently said it plans to purchase Paraguay's TV Cable Parana.TV Cable Parana is the leading cable provider in Ciudad del Este, Paraguay's second largest city, and offers a variety of channels for 15,000 subscribers. Millicom offers its services to more than 60 million customers in markets across Latin America and Africa. Read More »

majicJack to offer Mexico mobile customers unlimited U.S. calls

The cloud-based communications company magicJack VocalTec Ltd. plans to launch a new Mexico-based service with Mexico’s Telefonica operator, Movistar. Movistar’s mobile customers will be able to take of advantage of “Call U.S.” The program will give Movistar customers the opportunity to get a U.S. phone number so an unlimited number of calls can be made and received from the U.S. Read More »