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America Movil interconnection charges to cost rivals millions – AT&T

Monday 30 October 2017 | 11:21 CET | News
America Movil's competitors in Mexico will have to collectively pay around USD 20 million per year for every peso cent the dominant operator can charge for interconnection fees, according to estimates from AT&T provided to Reuters. Mexico's telecommunications watchdog IFT is poised to vote on a proposal to allow America Movil to once again start charging rivals interconnection fees after it prevailed in one of its injunctions against the 2013-14 telecommunications reform. AT&T's calculation of USD 20 million per peso cent was compiled from IFT statistics and the company's own data, said the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: America Movil / IFT / Telefonica
Countries: Mexico
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