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Brazil, a key market and at the forefront of technology in Latin America, lacks any mobile WiMAX deployments, and its end users can only access WiMAX as a fixed Internet service. This Research Report investigates the reasons for this lack, and the role of regulatory bodies in Latin American countries. Examples from both Brazilian and Mexican markets are cited, as well as details of the point of view held by a conglomerate of Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service (MMDS) service providers called Neotec, and discussion of how it is trying to find a solution and migrate towards WiMAX.