0
Wireless

Movistar first Mexican MNO to launch unlimited data plan

Wednesday 14 November 2018 | 11:10 CET | News
Movistar (Telefonica) has become the first Mexican network operator (MNO) to launch an unlimited data plan, following in the steps of MVNOs including Unefon and Virgin Mobile. The operator announced on its website that its new 'Plan Ilimitado' normally costs MXN 799 a month (around USD 39) but is available at a promotional rate of MXN 399 a month to the first 300,000 takers. It's advertised as including unlimited mobile data in Mexico plus unlimited calls and SMS in Mexico, the US, Canada and Puerto Rico.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Movistar / Telefonica / Unefon / Virgin Mobile
Countries: Mexico
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Mexico's Unefon expands 'unlimited' plans to 30 days

Published 20 May 2019 10:22 CET | Mexico
Mexican mobile operator Unefon has again modified the conditions of its unlimited plans, this time expanding their duration to 30 ...

Mexico's Unefon reduces speed of 'unlimited' data plan to 3 Mbps

Published 23 Jan 2019 14:00 CET | Mexico
Mexican mobile operator Unefon has again modified the conditions of its unlimited data plan, this time reducing the speed limit ...

Mexico's Unefon to cap 'unlimited data' plan at 1GB per day

Published 07 Jan 2019 11:11 CET | Mexico
Mexican mobile operator Unefon has notified users that its unlimited data plan will be limited to 1GB of data a day starting on ...

Mexican Supreme Court decision delays Telefonica spectrum fees claim

Published 09 Nov 2018 14:10 CET | Mexico
Mexico's Supreme Court has refrained from ruling on a claim for some MXN 7.9 billion (around USD 400 million) in compensation for ...

Telefonica Mexico aiming to save MXN 10 bln in spectrum fees - report

Published 06 Nov 2018 11:55 CET | Mexico
Telefonica Mexico may receive MXN 7.9 billion in reimbursed spectrum payments from the Mexican state and avoid having to pay out ...

Telefonica expands Voice in the Cloud service in Latin America

Published 01 Nov 2018 14:55 CET | Latin America
Telefonica's wholesale business unit, Telefonica International Wholesale Services (TIWS) has announced the addition of geographic ...

Telefonica Mexico Q3 revenues fall 6.5% to EUR 293 mln, clients up 3%

Published 31 Oct 2018 09:32 CET | Mexico
Telefonica Mexico again posted a 6.5 percent year on year fall in revenues to EUR 293 million in the third quarter of 2018, in ...

Telefonica exploring sale of Mexico, Central America units - report

Published 25 Sep 2018 10:17 CET | Central America
Telefonica is exploring the total or partial sale of its Mexican and Central American units with a view to urgently reducing its ...

Mexico's Unefon offers unlimited data and minutes from MXN 10 a day

Published 10 Sep 2018 14:25 CET | Mexico
Mexican mobile operator Unefon has announced that any prepay users topping up MXN 10 (around USD 0.50) and above will have access ...

Virgin Mexico unveils unlimited data offers

Published 31 Jul 2018 10:32 CET | Mexico
Mexican MVNO Virgin Mobile has announced the launch of its first unlimited data just a few months after denying reports that it ...