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Mexico to bring US legal action against Rivada Networks

Friday 23 December 2016 | 09:43 CET | News
Mexico's Secretariat of Communications and Transportation (SCT) has announced that it will file a suit in the US to reply to the accusations of a stitch-up brought by the Rivada Networks consortium after it was disqualified from the tender to build and run Mexico's wholesale shared network (Red Compartida). The SCT last month awarded the contract to the Altan consortium including Mexican operators Megacable and Axtel after excluding Rivada for failing to submit a MXN 1 billion bond in time. Rivada issued a statement saying it would abide by the decisions reached by the respective courts in

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Axtel / Megacable / Rivada Networks / SCT
Countries: Mexico
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