Boleto Bancário is a payment method unique to Brazil that refers to a business transaction summarized in a document and barcode.
Traditional web hosting services are a commodity these days and navigating the Brazilian market, for web hosting providers, can be challenging. Lack of information in English and confusion regarding server location is just some of the issues that you will be facing.
It should be completely unnecessary to write this, but Brazil should not be a 1 PoP country, it's HUGE! In this article, we will outline some of our experiences with planning, deployment, and testing of Content Delivery Networks in Brazil.
So, I guess you have been reading about how expensive everything is in Brazil. You might even have read that Brazil has the 2nd highest telecom rates in the world after South Africa. All this is true. What is easy to forget is that telecom services have changed from being line switched network for voice to be a dumb pipe for IP packets.
Generally speaking any market with strong competition, lower prices and a high churn rate would scare off potential new players such as MVNOs.
It’s a common intuition between agile technology companies that testing the Brazilian market by selling from abroad is a good way to test out the market in Brazil. Even Apple had this approach to the Brazilian market for many years. FOB sales might be a good way to TEST the market but it’s under no circumstances a feasible market entry strategy.