Whilst markets such as the United States or Canada explore further opportunities through 4G technology and the transition to 5G services in the coming years, opportunities exist in Latin America for work in deploying networks, mobile services and improving coverage for urban and rural communities. Companies from advanced 4G markets can leverage their knowledge, technology and experience to develop these services in Latin America cost-efficiently. The reality is that telecommunications can serve as an enabler for Latin American start-ups to get not only a regional foothold, but also a global footprint. Venture Capitalists, government, innovation hubs and technology pioneers have a role to play in helping budding entrepreneurs across the region to develop ideas, provide funding and incubate those promising start-ups. In partnership with telecommunications, the innovation landscape in Latin America is ripe.