Telecoms news from Mexico
Mexico based America Movil has acknowledged for the first time that the country's planned telecoms reforms could hurt the company's business. ...more.
Mexico's lower house of Congress has approved plans for a major reform of the telecoms market in order to improve competition and try to end the dominance of America Movil in the mobile market. ...more.
Mexico's MVS Comunicaciones has won a court battle to retain a block of radio spectrum that the government has been seeking to take back from the company. ...more.
Mexico's Carlos Slim has increased his personal stake in his telecoms subsidiary, America Movil to nearly 31 percent according to calculations ...more.
Apple has lost another iPhone trademark dispute -- this time in Mexico -- after a local court ruled that it had infringed another company's iFone brandname. ...more.
The recent announcement by the government of President Enrique Peņa Nieto to restructure Mexico's telecommunications regulatory frameworks will help put broadband development at the top of the country's national development agenda, according to ITU Secretary-General ...more.
Newly proposed changes to the Mexican constitution regarding telecommunications and broadcasting services would be a credit negative for established companies in the sector, says Moody's Investors Service, ...more.
Mexico's telecommunications market is about to receive a long delayed shake-up after all three main political parties agreed to support proposals for a much stronger regulatory regime. ...more.
Latin America based America Movil has announced that its fourth-quarter revenues fell by 1.1 percent to MXN198 billion (US$15.5 billion), due to currency changes against the Mexican peso. ...more.
Mexico's new government is set to make another attempt to shake up the local telecoms market in an effort to promote increased competition in a market which is dominated by America Movil. ...more.
USA based website, Yahoo says that it has been hit with a US$2.7 billion fine in Mexico, which it is now contesting. ...more.
The Mexican and US telecoms regulators have signed a pact to work together on combating mobile phone thefts in the two countries. ...more.
Huawei today announced it had partnered with Telcel to launch Mexico's first commercial LTE network. ...more.
Mexican mobile network, Telcel has chosen Ericsson as its key supplier in the rollout of an LTE network. ...more.
Apple has lost a trademark lawsuit in Mexico over the confusion between its iPhone and the local iFone company. ...more.
Mexican mobile users prefer Wi-Fi networks because the networks are considered faster, more cost-effective and more reliable when connecting to the Internet, according to a Cisco study. ...more.
Banorte, Mexico's third largest bank, and mobile payments service provider, Rev Worldwide have announced the expansion of MiFon, a mobile-based financial services program piloted earlier this year, ...more.
Telefonica's Mexican subsidiary has confirmed that it has nearly completed deploying its initial LTE network upgrade. ...more.
Latin America based NII Holdings (which operates the Nextel brand) says that it has launched its next generation network in Mexico. ...more.
Telefonica's Mexico subsidiary has outlined plans to expand its network coverage by 25% by the end of this year as part of an ongoing upgrade project. ...more.