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Mexico telecom prices fall 0.8% in second half of July

Wednesday 23 August 2017 | 10:15 CET | News
Ongoing competition between operators resulted in the price of communications in Mexico falling 0.8 percent year on year in the second half of July, with a 1.6 percent drop in the mobile segment and a 0.6 percent fall in fixed telephony prices helping offset a 4.6 percent rise in pay-TV charges, said telecom regulator IFT, citing the country's National Consumer Price Index (NCPI). The decline means communications continued to fall more than any other consumer segment for the fourth-consecutive two-week period, said the IFT.

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Companies: IFT
Countries: Mexico
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