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Telcel, AT&T and Movistar connect to Mexico's 4.5G shared network

Wednesday 17 February 2021 | 15:27 CET | News
Mexico's leading mobile operators Telcel (America Movil), AT&T and Movistar (Telefonica) have been granted permission to connect to the country's 4.5G shared network (Red Compartida) following an agreement between the government and the Altan Redes consortium that's rolling out the infrastructure. In a statement, Altan said the so-called "Social Roaming" deal paves the way for the country's biggest operators to join the initiative to close the digital divide.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Altan / America Movil / AT&T Mexico / Movistar Mexico / Telcel / Telefonica
Countries: Mexico
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