First, let’s review a formal definition, peering is a business relationship between two – or more – networks for the direct exchange of IP traffic. This exchange can occur privately with a PNI or public through an IXP (Internet Exchange Point). An Internet exchange point (IXP) is a physical location through which Internet infrastructure companies […]
Like every year Facebook and Google held their annual conferences for developers where both announced significant releases that could translate into increasing demand for network resources. During I/O 2018, the annual conference of Google developers, the integration of Google Maps with Street View was announced to provide better recommendations to users through an augmented reality […]
The Shared Network or “Red Compartida” is one of the most ambitious telecommunications projects to be deployed anywhere in the world. It is a modern, wholesale, and neutral mobile broadband network which shall provide advanced 4G-LTE services to the majority of the population in Mexico.
As an international network operator, it is natural to think that to do peering with Mexican networks you should go straight into Mexico City or Querétaro and establish a presence there. However, there is more than meets the eye to fulfill the needs of Mexico networks and benefit from peering arrangements.
The latest survey published by the Federal Institute of Telecommunications (IFT) in Mexico exposed some interesting facts about the penetration of OTT services in Mexico and its concentration in certain regions of the country.
On Wednesday, August 16 the Mexican Supreme Court voted unanimously to rule unconstitutional the Zero Interconnection Rate, a bedrock provision of the Mexican Telecom Reform act of 2014. The Supreme Court essentially said it is not empowered to set interconnection rates, and put the onus on the regulator, the Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT), to establish interconnection rates.
Right before the new season of Game of Thrones, Axtel launches its OTT Video On Demand offering “Axtel Play” to compete with Netflix in the crowded streaming market in Mexico. Will Netflix be able to maintain its crown in Mexico’s VOD market?
On June 26th, 2017, Mexico celebrated the fourth anniversary of the telecommunication reform that revolutionized the industry for good. One week prior, Mexico Connect exceeded all expectations by far. What’s going on in Mexico?
Netflix rival, Blim (an affiliate of Televisa), and Telefonica Movistar signed a deal last week that allows Telefonica users to access the Blim platform and its television series, movies, and telenovelas.