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Mexico slashes mobile network spend by a third to USD 7 bln

Thursday 28 May 2015 | 09:32 CET | News
The Mexican government has reduced the estimated investment required for the country's shared mobile broadband network by almost a third to USD 7 billion, reports Reuters, citing Monica Aspe, the country's new deputy minister in charge of telecommunications at the ministry of communications and transport (SCT). The minister said the government had cut its projected spend from the original USD 10 billion over 10 years, mostly because the number of mobile towers required will be closer to 12,000 than 20,000. "Mexico's telecommunications sector is different today to two years ago, the tender for

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