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Mexico's Altan Redes to be given incentives at 2.5GHz band tender

Tuesday 13 February 2018 | 11:26 CET | News
The Altan Redes consortium that's rolling out Mexico's 4G shared network (Red Compartida) will be given incentives to take part in the forthcoming tender for spectrum in the 2.5GHz band, reports local daily Reforma, citing the head of spectrum at regulator IFT, Alejandro Navarrete. The ultimate aim of the incentives is to offer higher quality mobile broadband services and attract new participants to the market, said Navarrete. The spectrum chief specified that all bidders without PCS, AWS or 2.5 GHz band licences, including Altan, will have the value of their bid increased by 30 percent and

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Altan / IFT
Countries: Mexico
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