0
Wireless

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.

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: Altan / America Movil / AT&T Mexico / Movistar Mexico / Telcel / Telefonica
Countries: Mexico
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

5G


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a 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

OnePlus aiming to expand Mexico presence with Telcel deal

Published 07 May 2021 14:07 CET | Mexico
OnePlus has followed Xiaomi and Oppo in signing an agreement with the Telcel brand of Mexican telecommunications giant America ...

Mexico's Altan Redes to seek 4-year extension to coverage target - report

Published 29 Apr 2021 12:33 CET | Mexico
The Altan Redes consortium tasked with deploying Mexico's 4.5G shared network (Red Compartida) is set to request a four-year ...

Betterware acquires Mexican MVNO GuruComm

Published 29 Mar 2021 14:09 CET | Mexico
Mexican direct-to-consumer household products specialist Betterware de Mexico has announced the acquisition of a 60 percent stake ...

Oppo and Telcel sponsor Mexican Open tennis tournament

Published 19 Mar 2021 11:48 CET | Mexico
Chinese brand Oppo has teamed up with America Movil's Telcel brand to sponsor the Mexican Open tennis tournament in Acapulco from ...

AT&T Mexico partners with Nissan for in-car Wi-Fi

Published 19 Mar 2021 11:36 CET | Mexico
AT&T Mexico said it has partnered with Nissan to offer in-car Wi-Fi services to customers of certain models. The operator's AT&T ...

AT&T Cybersecurity launches Managed SASE platform with Fortinet

Published 09 Mar 2021 17:00 CET | United States
AT&T is expanding its portfolio of managed security services through its alliance with Fortinet to provide Secure Access Service ...

Mexican Supreme Court backs IFT over America Movil 'dominant agent' declaration

Published 04 Mar 2021 10:21 CET | Mexico
Mexico's Supreme Court has declared that telecommunications regulator IFT's description of America Movil as a "preponderant ...

Last week in telecoms: results from Liberty Global, Orange's towerco and Facebook fights back

Published 22 Feb 2021 10:33 CET | World
Last week's news was dominated by annual results, including figures from Liberty Global and Orange showing mixed market ...

Mexican MVNOs top 2 mln subs in 2020, up 14% YoY

Published 04 Feb 2021 11:58 CET | Mexico
The number of Mexicans subscribing to MVNOs topped 2 million for the first time in 2020, according to figures released by ...

Gamer-oriented MVNO Easter Egg launches in Mexico

Published 19 Jan 2021 14:24 CET | Mexico
A new Mexican MVNO called Easter Egg has been set up to target the country's extensive gamer community, reports website Xataka. ...

Gilat awarded Hispasat backhaul contract in rural Mexico

Published 22 Dec 2020 14:46 CET | Mexico
Gilat Satellite Networks said it has been awarded a "multi-million dollar" contract by Spanish satellite operator Hispasat to ...

Hispasat and Altan ink enhanced 'Red Compartida' deal

Published 17 Dec 2020 08:55 CET | Mexico
Spanish satellite operator Hispasat has signed a new agreement to significantly boost satellite transmission services to the ...

Mexican MVNO Vasanta offering 100GB for MXN 350

Published 08 Dec 2020 11:57 CET | Mexico
Mexican operator Vasanta, one of the first MNVOs to launch on the country's 'Red Compartida' wholesale 4.5G shared network, has ...

New Mexican MVNO Inxel launches on Red Compartida network

Published 19 Oct 2020 13:54 CET | Mexico
A new operator called Inxel has become the latest of a raft of MNVOs to launch on Mexico's 'Red Compartida' wholesale 4.5G shared ...

Mexican court dismisses Rivada suit against 'Red Compartida' award

Published 01 Jul 2020 11:24 CET | Mexico
A Mexican court has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Rivada Networks consortium questioning the legality of the tender for the ...

Mexico's Red Compartida to prioritise smaller localities

Published 03 Dec 2019 12:06 CET | Mexico
Mexican telecommunications regulator IFT has approved a change to the conditions of the licences awarded to Altan Redes at the ...

Mexico switches on Red Compartida wholesale network in a third of country

Published 22 Mar 2018 13:43 CET | Mexico
Mexico's Promoting Body of Investment in Telecommunications (Promtel) has announced that the country's 'Red Compartida' wholesale ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

11 May Small Cells World Summit
13 May BT FY results
13 May Inwit Q1 2021
13 May Telefonica Q1 2021
13 May Alibaba Group Q1
13 May Poly fiscal Q4
13 May DZS investors day
14 May Japan Display FY results
14 May Telesat Q1
14 May Digi Communications Q1 2021
14 May Sohu.com Q1 2021
14 May Sogou Q1 2021
17 May Minim Q1 2021
17 May World Telecommunication and Information Society Day
18 May Iliad Q1 2021
18 May Vodacom FY results
18 May Vodafone FY results
18 May iQiyi Q1
18 May Baidu Q1 2021
18 May MTS Q1 2021
18 May Google I/O
19 May Analog Devices Q2
19 May TIM Q1 2021
19 May Cisco fiscal Q3
19 May Qualcomm 5G Summit
20 May Nkom 2020 telecoms statistics
20 May Poly investors day
20 May Deutsche Telekom Capital Markets day
20 May Shaw EGM on Rogers merger
20 May Telefonica Deutschland AGM
::: More Calendar Items