With its subsea cables to the US and Africa, connectivity in Brazil is growing by leaps and bounds. In conjunction with this growth the cloud/data centre business is getting stronger. Brazil has 59 internet users per 100 and the connectivity ecosystem continues to grow.
The city of São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, the Western Hemisphere, and the Southern Hemisphere, cementing its place as the largest financial and corporate centre in South America. It is a well-known hub for technological excellence and as a startup incubator.
Rio is the second largest economy in Brazil, with major oil and gas, pharmaceutical, telecommunications calling it home. The city also supports the largest tourism industry in the country, taking advantage of location on the coast and beautiful surroundings.
Due to its location in northeastern Brazil and close proximity to the Caribbean and the Southern US, Fortaleza is the gateway to South America from the Eastern US and Europe supporting trade-related industries, whilst benefitting from a large Services sector locally.