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.
We got our hands on the official report for Mexico’s telecommunication growth by 3Q 2016. The market keeps growing non-stop, and I prepared a list of key statistics that you should know about this emerging market.
A lot is going on in Mexico since the Telecommunication Reform was approved in 2013, and we thought that you should get a brief summary of the results, growth, and opportunities that this regulation brought to the table.
The continuous growth of the Telecom sector in Mexico has driven global industry leaders to focus on the city of McAllen, Texas, as the gateway to better serve the Mexican market. McAllen is located just 10 miles away from the US-Mexico border compared to the 528 miles distance to Dallas.