Mexico alternative operators sign interconnection agreements

Tuesday 11 January 2011 | 10:34 CET | News
Mexican alternative operators Axtel, Nextel, Marcatel, Convergia and Qualtel have signed 10 interconnection agreements over the last months. The agreements cut fixed and mobile telephony tariffs, with no intervention from telecoms regulator Cofetel and the Federal Competition Commission (CFC). The interconnection tariffs agreed with fixed-line operators are USD 0.008 for fixed calls, down 17.9 percent from the current USD 0.00975, and MXN 0.4015 for calls to mobile numbers, down nearly 59.9 percent from the current price of MXN 1. In a joint statement, the companies also say that mobile

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Axtel / Iusacell / Marcatel / Sprint Nextel / Telcel / Telefonica- Movistar
Countries: Mexico
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