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Altan, Rivada consortiums to bid for Mexico shared network

Friday 21 October 2016 | 11:02 CET | News
Two consortiums have submitted bids in the tender to build and run Mexico's wholesale shared network on the 700 MHz band, according to the country's Secretariat of Communications and Transportation (SCT). The consortiums are Altan, made up of Mexican operators Megacable and Axtel, and Rivada, including Rivada Networks and Spectrum Frontier, said the SCT in a statement. The long-delayed tender for the USD 7.5 billion project will finally be held in November, with the winner expected to install around 12,000 new telecom towers in order to provide 4G to 40 million additional users, doubling

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: America Movil / Axtel / Megacable
Countries: Mexico
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