Mexico

America Movil: revenue up but Q3 profits slump 39%
Ifetel vows to ensure complete independence between AM and would-be suitor
Nextel launches LTE in Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey
Mexican open-access 700MHz network to be operational by 2018
Huawei to deploy a total of 10,000 LTE sites in Guadalajara, Merida for mobile trio
Carlos Slim: AM asset sale not restricted to east coast
Telmex fined USD3.7m for monopolistic practices
SCT to conduct series of ‘open access’ 700MHz trials
Movistar outlines USD225m LTE investment plans
Softbank reviewing Iusacell assets ahead of potential investment
Telefonica, Grupo Televisa exploring tie-up options
Vendors line up for USD10bn open-access network in Mexico
Mexico round-up: Ifetel confirms AT&T talks; watchdog upholds Televisa dominance ruling
AT&T: we are ‘intrigued’ by Mexico, LatAm
America Movil pitches surplus assets to AT&T, Softbank, Bell Canada, China Mobile
Grupo Salinas acquires remaining 50% stake in Iusacell from Grupo Televisa for USD717m
America Movil enlists Bank of America to sell surplus assets; AT&T, Softbank linked with bids
Ifetel approves Nextel approach to acquire Miditel spectrum
IFT requests revised wholesale reference offers from Telcel, Telmex
Maz Tiempo to join Mexican MVNO skirmish
Ekofon poised to launch Mexican MVNO
Televisa completes USD1.19bn Cablecom takeover
AM must confirm buyer before presenting plan to IFT
Telcel brings 4G to Monclova
Lycamobile set for Mexican MVNO launch
Mexican standoff? Salinas denies his 50% stake in Iusacell is for sale
Two US companies, one European firm keen to snag AM assets
Speculation over Telefonica-Iusacell takeover intensifies
Brazilian antitrust agency Cade approves AT&T's acquisition of DirecTV ‘without restrictions’
America Movil bottom line boosted by foreign exchange profit in 2Q14
AM to divest assets as quickly as possible; speculation mounts over AT&T approach
Slim to trim assets in the face of tough pro-competition laws
Mexican Senate approves secondary telecoms legislation bill
Mexican Senate considers tougher fines in bill targeting Slim, Televisa
Ifetel finds alleged undisclosed economic links between Telmex and Dish Mexico
Slim to acquire AT&T’s 8.3% stake in America Movil
Elephant Talk completes latest phase of Iusacell subscriber migration
America Movil forms committee to consider strategic options in wake of telecoms reforms
America Movil’s appeal against dominance ruling rejected by Supreme Court
Virgin Mobile launches in Mexico
Megacable seeking MXN120m for return of 2.5GHz spectrum
Ifetel sets up committees to monitor AM’s compliance with dominance measures
MMIF and Digital Bridge merge infrastructure holdings to create Mexico Tower Partners
AT&T agrees purchase of DirecTV; deal worth USD67.1bn in cash, stock and debt
Virgin Mobile LatAm attracts new investor ahead of planned Mexico, Brazil launches
NII’s Q1 net loss widens as revenue drops 27%
Ifetel standardises number portability process
Alestra boosts data transmission capacity to 400Gbps
America Movil net profit slumps in 1Q14 on higher finance costs
Axtel revenues rise in 1Q14
Megacable results bolstered by strong broadband uptake
Injunction request by AM to be heard by Federal Judicial Council
Fat chance; court blocks injunction efforts by Slim-owned companies
OECD raises issues with Mexico’s secondary telecom reforms bill
SES inks deal with Telecomm Telegrafos to support rural broadband rollout in Mexico
Ifetel orders Telcel and Telmex to reduce interconnection rates
Mexico’s secondary telecoms legislation to be presented this week
America Movil could be allowed to bid in upcoming pay-TV tender
America Movil named as dominant telecoms company
Ifetel ready to declare dominant telecoms operators
Grupo Salinas refutes suggestions of Iusacell stake sale plans
NII FY net loss widens to USD1.65bn
Ifetel likely to get increased power to police dominant providers
Elephant Talk migrates first batch of Iusacell subscribers to its platform
Alestra CFO rejects claims of plan for Axtel merger
America Movil profit up 16% in 4Q13
Telefonica said to be mulling merger of Mexican unit with Iusacell
Movistar Mexico head claims Telcel is hindering number portability
Axtel to deploy broadband network in 40 areas following government tender win
Telcel gains from number portability as Iusacell loses out
Virgin to launch in Mexico this year, Brazil to follow
Telmex denies it is seeking to avoid regulation with asset divestment
Telefonica and NII Holdings sign wholesale deal covering Brazil and Mexico
Mexican businessman accumulates USD21.8m stake in AM as AT&T offloads 250m shares
Ifetel confirms LLU implementation is underway
Movistar Mexico targeting aims to have up to ten MVNO partners by end-2014
Ifetel planning to launch tender for two satellite spots next year
Mexico's secondary telecoms reforms delayed until at least February 2014
NII slashes jobs, expects higher pre-paid losses in Mexico; Brazil tower sale complete
Ifetel to examine interconnection policy early next year
Nextel looking for long-distance revamp
Nextel Mexico to launch LTE in mid-2014
Ifetel still examining options for independent wholesale services provider
SCT hands over proposals for secondary telecoms reforms
Ifetel’s budget for 2014 approved by Congress
Mexico’s secondary telecoms legislation unlikely to be published until 2014
Telefonica mulling partnerships or acquisitions in Mexico?
NII Holdings closes sale of Mexican cell sites
Megacable seeks ‘just compensation’ to return 2.5GHz spectrum
America Movil’s third quarter profit slumps on increase financing cost, flat revenues
Mexican government to reclaim 68% of disputed 2.5GHz spectrum
Ventura Capital Privado acquires 44.69% stake in Maxcom
Mexican communications ministry said to have reached deal on return of 2.5GHz spectrum
Mexican Senate approves board for new telecoms regulator
Axtel announces eighth FTTH market
Ventura Capital confirms offer to buy Maxcom
NII sells Brazil, Mexico towers to fund NGN rollout
Grupo Televisa to take stake in Cablecom
Telmex aiming to switch off 60,000 public phone booths
NII could eventually turn to LTE
America Movil reports solid second quarter financials
Axtel slows WiMAX declines with acquisition and retention strategies
Maxcom and Ventura Capital Privado agree new deal
Mexico to launch Centenario satellite by mid-2014
Maxcom starts restructuring, capital injection talks with private equity firm
Cofetel updates proposals for local calling area consolidation
Mexican president signs market reform legislation
AT&T reduces stake in America Movil
Mexico’s state legislatures support telecoms reforms
Cofetel eyes public-private partnership for 700MHz network
Mexico’s telecom reform bill gains Congressional approval
Maxcom mulling bankruptcy as Ventura takeover deal collapses
Axtel launches 200Mbps tariff for homes and businesses
Mexican Senate gives OK to telecom reform bill
America Movil records 17.4% y-o-y drop in net profit in 1Q13
Mexican Supreme Court upholds MVS’s bid to retain 2.5GHz frequencies
Slim fattens up America Movil stake
Telmex sued by consumer protection agency
Telecoms reform bill passed by Mexican lower house
Cofetel outlines plans to consolidate local calling areas
Telefonica contracts Ceragon for Mexican network upgrade
Mexican telecoms sector reforms take shape
Deferred taxes and forex gains see Megacable reveal 34% increase in net profit
Axtel reports revenue declines in 4Q12
AM records 10.6% increase in full-year net profits
CFC fines Telmex USD51.6m for anticompetitive practices
AM signs deal with Alca-Lu for AMX-1 cable
BlackRock boosts AM stake to more than 5%
Axtel launches IPTV in three cities
Axtel to divest 883 towers to American Tower Company
Pay-TV concession finally a possibility for Telmex?
Mexican government eyeing telecoms sector reforms
Maxcom board gives nod to USD59m takeover by private equity firm
SCT unveils winners of municipal broadband contracts
Telcel announces launch of commercial LTE in nine cities
Brazil drags but AM's net income jumps on forex gain
Televisa says Iusacell requires USD800m over the next three years
Supreme Court upholds Cofetel’s right to set interconnection rates
AMX-1 cable given green light
Telefonica Mexico eyes LTE launch this month
NII Holdings expands contract with Astellia
Nextel de Mexico inaugurates new next generation network
Nextel de Mexico on brink of national 3G launch
Bands across the ocean: Mexico adopting Asia-Pacific 700MHz model
Megacable not looking to fight government plan to remove 2.5GHz spectrum
Telefonica Mexico trumpets mobile voice, SMS reliability
AM starts process to delist Telmex
Axtel boosts FTTH speeds to 150Mbps
MVS confirms it will mount legal challenge to non-renewal of concession
Axtel looking to generate cash via infrastructure sale?
SCT aiming to reclaim 2.5GHz concessions via non-renewal
NII counts cost of 3G evolution
Telmex’s bid for pay-TV licence stumbles, as appeals court rules against it
Forex loss dents America Movil’s profit in 2Q12
Cofetel’s sanctions against Telmex approved
Telefonica files USD1 billion claim with ICSID over Mexican MTR reductions
Cofeco drops Telcel fine as Cofetel revises interconnection regulations
Televisa accepts regulator’s conditions for approval of Iusacell stake acquisition
Nextel de Mexico to extend 3G services nationwide in September
Cofeco approves Televisa/Iusacell tie-up subject to conditions
Movistar Mexico and Iusacell to share network infrastructure
US and Mexico ink agreements on spectrum sharing in 800MHz/1900MHz bands
Cofetel finalises draft mobile interconnection proposals
Cablevision selects Alca-Lu for transmission network upgrade
Mexican president outlines plans to boost fibre-optic connectivity
AM seeking withdrawal of OECD report on Mexican telecoms sector
Cofeco withdraws Telcel fine in return for competition commitments
AM records 37.5% increase in net profit in 1Q12
Cofetel launches consultation on interconnection rate cost model
Telmex reports net profit drop in 1Q11 as fixed voice accesses continue to decline
Cofetel introduces obligations for SMP operators
Cofeco confirms Telcel’s dominant status in mobile termination sector
Telcel LTE goes commercial next month
MVS claims its rejected spectrum renewal bid was worth USD340 million
Customer growth bolsters Megacable’s fourth quarter financials
Televisa and Iusacell merger could yet gain approval
Telmex inks deal with Alca-Lu for supply of VDSL/GPON broadband kit
Alestra to expand fibre network coverage
Mexico to push broadband via fibre auctions
Cofeco reported to have nixed Televisa/Iusacell tie-up
Iusacell could ‘disappear’ if investment from Televisa is ruled out
American Tower to buy 2,500 Mexican towers from Telefonica subsidiary
Iusacell and Nextel call off legal wrangling over 2010 auction
AT&T, AM use each other’s networks to develop multinational corporate services
Virgin Mexican MVNO launch approved
Telcel offers lower MTRs to both fixed and mobile rivals
Mexican judge orders cancellation of Nextel’s 1700MHZ licence
AM boosts Telmex stake to almost 93%
Cofeco designates Telcel, Movistar and Iusacell as dominant in mobile calls completion
Forex loss in 3Q11 leads to net profit drop for AM
Customer losses to blame again as Telmex sees revenue, profit drop in 3Q11
Megacable inaugurates quad-play option as wireless voice service is introduced
Grupo Salinas claims Telmex and Nextel are not using 3.5GHz spectrum
AM formally launches bid for remainder of Telmex stake
Judge orders CFC to annul dominance ruling
Maxcom set to launch new IPTV/VoD service
Cofetel puts forward regulatory proposals aimed at limiting Telmex’s dominance
Cofeco upholds ruling on Telmex dominance in fixed calls sector
Mexico’s Supreme Court calls for review of AM units’ dominant status
FCC reaches LTE-suitable spectrum agreements with Canada, Mexico
Mexico and Colombia ink telecoms cooperation deal
AM announce plans to buy remaining Telmex stake
AM reveals net profit increase as financing costs fall in 2Q 2011
Telmex reports revenue, net profit drops in 2Q 2011
Cofetel considering measure to limit Telecel’s dominance
Alfa completes Alestra buyout
Cofeco to examine triple-play sector amid claims of monopolistic practices
Per-second billing adopted; Telcel, Avantel ensure LD connectivity
Cofetel to sanction five mobile players for poor service
Cofetel reduces fixed line interconnection rate
Mexican authorities reviewing handling of Telmex’s bid to enter pay TV sector
MVS to shut down WiMAX service
Cofetel seeks to restrict AM's dominance
Telmex fined for blocking access
Megacable eyes June 2011 for introduction of mobile services
Dark fibre consortium expects to launch services by August 2011
Switched off: Telmex denied pay-TV entry
Mexican government aims to reach final decision over MVS spectrum soon
America Movil to review Mexican investment strategy
Telmex edges closer to decision on pay-TV market entry?
Mexico’s Supreme Court blocks injunctions aimed at delaying regulation
Strong subscriber growth boosts AM’s first quarter results
Cofeco confirms, details USD1 billion Telcel fine
Alfa to grab AT&T’s 49% holding in Alestra
Telcel facing MXN12 billion fine related to mobile termination
Megacable denies Maxcom rumours
Televisa reveals it will take 50% stake in Iusacell
MVS unveils plans for 2.5GHz spectrum; regulatory approval holding up progress
Televisa to take full ownership of Cablemas
Cofetel sets interconnection rate for Alestra to Telcel calls
Telmex reveals plans to split fixed voice operations
Axtel reports lower profits due to personnel costs
Big Ideas: Nextel to use Huawei for Brazil, Mexico W-CDMA networks
Increased depreciation charges see AM report 4.7% decline in 4Q net profit
Telcel unveils lower interconnection fee proposals
Telmex posts decline in 4Q net profit as tax bill increases
Slim to fatten investment in telecoms in 2011
Cofetel calls for further price reductions from Telmex
Interconnection agreements signed; Telmex cuts some prices, freezes others
AM given nod to delist Telint shares from Mexican stock exchange
Iusacell files for bankruptcy
AM and Alca-Lu sign mobile backhaul deal
Iusacell to introduce HSPA+ by end-2010
America Movil unveils first results following Telmex, Telint consolidation
Mexican duo report third-quarter financials
Telmex net profit drops as fixed line subscriber numbers decline
Televisa and Nextel call time on joint venture
Televisa to pull out of Nextel stake acquisition plan?
Grupo Salinas will continue to challenge Nextel/Televisa 1700MHz licence award
Televisa/Nextel joint venture finally awarded wireless licence
Televisa facing delay for spectrum allocation
Telmex eyes broadband speed boost to retain subscribers
Megacable to resell Movistar’s wireless service
Televisa/Nextel joint venture wins nationwide 1700MHz licence
Maxcom up for grabs?
Megacable unlikely to launch mobile voice before early 2011
Net loss for Axtel in 2Q due to forex losses, higher interest payments
Televisa/NII joint venture sole bidder for nationwide 1700MHz spectrum
AM net profit drops 18% after forex gains last year
Telmex 2Q net profit plunges 40% as mobile substitution bites
Telefonica bags the most 1900MHz spectrum in auction process
Televisa’s 2Q 2010 net income falls on higher financing costs
SCT expands CFE telecoms concession
Megacable acquires Omnicable
AM poised to finalise first stages of Telint, CGT takeovers
Consortium wins Mexican dark fibre licence
First round of Mexican wireless auction generates MXN438 million
Cofemer presses SCT to reassess mobile registration regulation
Cablemas returns to profit as first-quarter revenues, EBITDA climb
Televisa consortium emerges as sole approved dark fibre bidder
Megacable finalising MVNO agreement with Telefonica
Axtel first-quarter profit back in the black
Telint 1Q10 revenue, net profit up as regional units add subscribers
Lower first-quarter revenues hurt Telmex net profit
Megacable first quarter net profit up 21% on forex gain
Megacable halts plans for wireless spectrum bid
Banco Azteca to buy out Iusacell minority shareholders
Telcel obtains court order against mobile customer suspension
Cofetel for the chop?
Iusacell named as second dark fibre bidder
Mexican senate ignores calls for mobile registration delay
Deadline for mobile registration unlikely to be extended?
SCT reaffirms 10 April deadline for mobile registration
Mexico government to fine Telmex?
AM shareholders okay consolidation plans
Telefonica mulling consortium bid for access to CFE fibre-optic strands
MVS confirms it will consider legal options after WiMAX licence not renewed
Maxcom losses narrow in 2009
SCT says will not renew MVS’ 2.5GHz concession
Telefonica takes issue with Cofeco’s lack of action
Cofetel announces seven interested parties for wireless auctions
Axtel to bid on own for wireless spectrum
Televisa to purchase 30% stake in Nextel subject to wireless spectrum acquisition
Megacable to enter Mexican wireless auction on its own
CFC says yes to AM/Telmex/Telint and Televisa/Nextel deals
NII selects NSN for network managed services in Latin America
Mexican court rejects wireless auction delay appeal
Televisa mulling offer for stake in Nextel?
Mexican mobile spectrum auction faces delay
Telmex reveals 4Q net profit increase despite culling fixed voice customers
America Movil 4Q net profit declines on increased tax costs
Mexican government begins auction of dark fibre strands
Cablevision to boost broadband speeds
Mexican cablecos oppose Telcel and Telmex tie-up proposals
America Movil unveils plan to consolidate Carso Global Telecom and Telint
Cofetel releases details of potential wireless spectrum bidders
Mexican wireless auctions to be completed by June 2010
Cofetel to examine 4G spectrum options as 3G bidding rules are released
Iusacell plans to delist, will seek shareholder approval at end-December
Telmex to raise prices for fixed line only subscribers
Fixed line investment limit changes may be delayed
MVS aiming for WiMAX in 23 cities backed by Clearwire and Intel
Mexican dark fibre auction to be delayed
Telmex increases maximum download speeds to counter competition
Senate could consider foreign investment limit changes next week
Megacable mulling team-up for fibre strand bid
Telefonica pushes buttons across Latin America
Megacable planning MVNO venture
Mexican wireless spectrum winners to be revealed by mid-2010
Telint 3Q net profit rockets 141.2%
Mexican watchdog finds Telmex dominant in call completion
Megacable mulling mobile options
America Movil posts 51% increase in third quarter net income
Dark fibre contract to be awarded in January 2010
Mexico’s lower house approves 3% telecom tax plan
Telmex sees 11.9% drop in net profit in 3Q 2009
CFC says Telmex dominant in long-distance wholesale sector
Cofetel considering MVNO regulatory changes
CFC reveals proposals for spectrum auction limitation
Axtel granted permission to offer TV services; triple-play bundles expected in 2010
Alestra aims for 45,000 VoIP subscribers at year-end
SCT updates mobile licence concessions
Mexican government says rules for 1700MHz and 1900MHz auction due by early September
Telint surpasses expectations with 126% net profit increase
Increased tax bill hurts Megacable net profit
Mexican fixed line duo report second quarter financials
Net profit, revenue increase for AM in 2Q despite slowing subscriber growth
Wireless spectrum likely to be auctioned by year-end
SCT and CFE ink deal for power line telecoms
Cofeco confirms Telmex dominant status
Power company LFC to offer triple-play service directly
Telmex to face increased regulation?
Public consultation on interconnection regulation begins
Televisa mulling bids for mobile spectrum, CFE fibre portions
Mexican WiMAX auction within three weeks?
CFE formally asks SCT to auction fibre strands
Cofetel okays spectrum tender proposals
Alestra inks deal with Agnity for VoIP, IMS infrastructure upgrades
Mexico to auction unused fibre-optic network to increase competition
Cablemas reports 4Q net loss on the back of increased income tax
Mexican triple-play partnership eyeing 3G spectrum?
Axtel mulling introduction of mobile WiMAX voice services
Mexican trio join forces to offer standardised triple-play bundles
Telmex Internacional reports 1Q 2009 net profit drop
Cofetel calls for Telmex sanctions over local service area consolidation failure
Mexican duo report first quarter financials
America Movil 1Q net profit rises as financing costs fall; obtains USD1 billion loan from China Development Bank
Telmex reports 14.6% net profit drop in 1Q 2009
Nextel has licence expanded by SCT
Iusacell losses widen
SCT gives go-ahead for local dialling area consolidation
Telmex Internacional posts 13.6% net income growth for 4Q 2008
Telmex net income halves
Pre-paid users required to register from April
America Movil surprises with 4Q net profit increase
Cofemer approves Cofetel interconnection proposals
Slim by name, large by investment; America Movil and Telmex to spend USD4 billion in 2009
Cablemas reports net loss in 3Q
Foreign ownership cap closer to removal for fixed line sector
3G, WiMAX auctions almost certain to slip to 2009
Marcatel confirms it will bid in spectrum auction
Movistar set to launch 3.5G network commercially on 20 November
SCT upholds Telmex objection to local dialling consolidation plans
Megacable reports 44% increase in 3Q revenues; net profit down marginally
Government pushes Cofetel to auction spectrum before end of 2008
Net profit jumps 31.6% for America Movil in 3Q
Axtel announces 3Q results; revenues slip marginally
Telmex Internacional net profit tumbles 40.1%
Maxcom, Televisa report financials
Iusacell losses deepen
Telmex reports 3Q net profit drop amid increased competition
Cofetel delays 3G and WiMAX sale due to economic climate
CFE signs twelve fibre-optic contracts in ten months
Nextel gets number portability
Vote on removal of foreign ownership cap for fixed line telcos expected by year-end
Senator proposes reform to give third parties telecom entry
Cofetel sets connection fees for Telmex; renews WiMAX and 3G focus
Maxcom preparing IPTV expansion
Cablemas reports 14% drop in net profit for 2Q
Telcel and Ericsson sign microwave transmission deal
Megacable reports 2Q revenues growth, subscriber increase
Maxcom to hold off on WiMAX deployment
Maxcom plans USD250 million investment over next two years
Watchdog labels Telmex ‘dominant’; price controls may follow
Trio of telcos report quarterlies
Auction dates for 3G and WiMAX still not set
America Movil announces 2Q results; net income up 25%
Cofetel supports removal of foreign ownership cap
Number portability launches
Number portability delayed to 12 July
Telcel extends 3.5G network
Operators prepared for number portability
Telmex Internacional stock begins trading
Axtel launches in Matamoros; has Alestra in its sights?
Telmex seeks triple-play green light
Movistar signs interconnection agreement with Nextel
Telmex Internacional files preliminary prospectus ahead of listings
Telecoms sector grows 36.4% in first quarter 2008
Iusacell posts 1Q results
America Movil 1Q profit falls as 3G costs rocket
Telmex domestic ops see 1Q net profit plunge 27%
3G and WiMAX spectrum to be auctioned in May
Cofetel to arbitrate in Telmex-Telefonica dispute
Megacable announces Q4 progress
Axtel announces strong results for 2007
CTI may be renamed Claro
Iusacell reports 2007 results
Alestra posts year end results
Telmex reports Q4 profit hike
Telcel launches 3G
America Movil reports 2007 results
Countdown to number portability begins
Axtel selects Motorola for WiMAX deployment
Telmex to form Telmex Internacional
Cablecom selects Thomson for VoIP platform
Telecoms sector grows at seven-year record pace
Canadian WISP FaciNET to launch in December
Telcel agrees to interconnect with Nextel
Telmex to spin off international business
Telmex refuses to offer LLU to Telefonica
Axtel reports strong third quarter
Cablecos strike deal with electricity utility
Mexico approves 3G and WiMAX auction plan
Telmex reports 3Q results
America Movil reports 3Q results
Iusacell contracts RFS for supply of equipment
Cablevision affiliate to buy Bestel for USD325 million
Cablemas announces 2Q results
Iusacell outlines expansion plans
Cablecom orders advanced VoIP solution from Nortel
Cablecom orders advanced VoIP solution from Nortel
Iusacell reports 27% revenue growth
Maxcom files for US IPO
Telmex 2Q net income rises 16%
Televisa gets green light to buy 49% stake in Cablemas
Telmex claims cablecos have taken 50% of voice market
Nortel to extend Iusacell’s EV-DO Rev A network to ten cities
Telecoms sector grows 22.4% year-on-year
Cofetel finalises NP regulations
Satmex sale nearing conclusion
WiMAX seens as key to boosting broadband penetration
Iusacell and Unefon to retain separate brands
Number portability likely on way to Mexico
Cablemás reports strong first quarter
Cablemas revenues rise 17%
America Movil net profit jumps 52.5%
Telmex Q1 profit jumps 9% on broadband boost
Cablevisión reports strong financial growth
OECD calls on government to remove FDI cap
Cablemas selects ARRIS to roll out VoIP
Auction of 3.4GHz-3.7GHz band scheduled for later this year
Cablemas reports 2006 results
Iusacell and Unefon announce merger plans
Alcatel-Lucent wins Iusacell 1xEV-DO Rev. A contract
Cablemas signs interconnection agreement with Telmex
Unefon reports 2006 results
Iusacell reports 4Q results
Cablemás receives nine fixed line licences
Telmex 4Q net profit drops
America Movil to add 50 million new subscribers over next three years
Axtel completes acquisition of Avantel
Cofetel approves number portability regulation
América Móvil to restructure ownership
América Móvil breaks records selling USD734 million bonds
Cablemás upgrades VoCable service
Axtel completes Avantel purchase to join the billion dollar club
Cablevisión and Bestel to provide joint venture telephony, papers say
Cablemás 3Q broadband subs up, ARPU down
Watchdog gives Axtel the ok to acquire Avantel
CATV association wants Telmex TV heavily regulated, papers say
Telmex says no problems with CPP
Nextel and Telcel agree to interconnect SMS
State power company receives licence to provide wholesale PLC
CPP stand-off gets ugly
Fixed-to-mobile CPP a success (excluding those fixed line operators refusing to take part)
América Móvil linked with possible TIM Brasil bid
Iusacell and Movistar in talks to swap spectrum, papers say
Televisa to spend up to USD500 million on triple-play
Unefón swings to profit, but revenues continue to fall
América Móvil profits leap 139%
Satmex restructuring gets the go ahead
Maxcom continues steady growth
Mexico news special: Iusacell swings to profit on debt restructuring
Mexico news special: Axtel agrees USD500m cash and debt deal for Avantel
Telmex 3Q profits down 17% as Embratel is hit by taxman
Axtel 3Q EBITDA up 13%; launches in 17th city
Maxcom wants to be first true triple-player
Operators agree to adopt CPP
Iusacell enters into bankruptcy protection
Triple-play finally coming to Mexico
Nextel Mexico acquires wireless broadband provider; NII extends iDEN agreement
Axtel close to Avantel deal, papers say
Telmex proposes buyback
Satmex granted chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
Regulator recommends Ministry grants electric company a telecoms licence
Telcos secure injunction against CPP on DLD-to-mobile calls
Number portability expected by May 2007
Salinas to merge Mexican mobile operators
Regulator launches number portability consultation
Avantel contracts Alvarion for wireless last mile solution
Marcatel and TV Cable Digital join forces for triple-play
Alestra sees revenues rising 12% this year
Cablemás receives local telephony licences covering 13 cities
Cablemás 1H profits fall but broadband offers hope for the future
Axtel expands Guanajuato reach
Ultranet2go launches commercial WiMAX
Mobile trio appeal against spectrum fees, papers say
Another poor quarter for Unefón
Iusacell losses widen
Maxcom continues growth
Telmex posts second consecutive net profit
América Móvil 2Q exceeds all expectations
Regulatory review commission backs triple-play bill
Axtel EBITDA up 17% in 2Q
Telefónica Móviles calls for MNP and CPP to level the playing field
Iusacell contracts UTStarcom for EV-DO datacards
Antitrust commission accuses Telcel of abusing position in Nextel text case
Iusacell launches new EV-DO browser, complete with real-time TV services
Axtel extends to Celaya
Long-distance trio threaten legal action over CPP introduction
Regulator seeks approval for triple-play bill
Megacable targets 450,000 telephony users in three years
Megacable teams up with local telco for triple-play
Satmex 6 launches
Hi Telecom plans triple-play by year-end
América Móvil expects 150m mobile users by end-2008
Iusacell extends bond swap deadline
Cablemás listing delayed
Telcel launches downloadable TV content service
Correction: Satmex delays launch of new satellite by a week
Cable association accuses telecoms regulator over Telmex TV plans
Cofetel handed more responsibility, but remains tied to comms ministry
Maxcom lines up 26% in 1Q
Unefón 1Q revenues down 15%
América Móvil denies MIC bid; doing just fine as we are, thanks
Ekofon becomes Mexico’s first long-distance service reseller
Cablemás 1Q profits fall but broadband offers hope for the future
Iusacell 1Q losses widen, but debt deal offers hope for the future
Telmex back in the black
Axtel posts 25% rise in 1Q EBITDA
Telmex argues against anti-monopolies law; triple-play regulation consultation opened
Broadband accounts set to surpass dial-up for first time
Regulator mandates calling party pays for mobile DLD
Iusacell launches bond swap
Cablemás to be listed
Telecoms regulators quit over broadcast law
Cablemás profits fall but broadband offers hope for the future
Medcom launches hostile bid for Satmex
CFE contracts local consortium for fibre-optic upgrade
Nextel Mexico wants Iusacell, Telcel and Unefon licences withdrawn
Mexico announces wireless spectrum plans
Mexico telecoms market grew 21.5% in 2005
Maxcom snaps up long-distance operator
State powerco to launch wholesale PLC
RCN sells Megacables to fellow shareholders
Alestra to acquire AOLA’s Mexican customers
Cablevision to launch triple-play in May
Axtel extends to Chihuahua
Unefon post-paid subs up, but revenues down
Axtel orders WiMAX equipment for 17 city expansion
Maxcom lines grow 25% in 2005
Marcatel launches VoIP in Mexico City
Iusacell posts first profit since 2001
Revenues up at NII
Maxcom to spend USD60m in 2006
Iusacell to spend USD50 million in 2006
Telmex to invest USD2.13 billion in 2006
Telmex profits fall 28%
Telmex upgrades long-distance network
Nextel launches push-to-mail
Three out of four cellcos refuse to interconnect with Nextel
Telmex launches USD430m bond
Iusacell agrees debt deal
MVS plans WiMAX rollout
Axtel to expand to five new cities in 2006
State mulls Satmex sale
Axtel reports strong FY results
Mexico to tap phones on all major networks
Cofetel rules in Nextel’s favour in SMS dispute
Satmex given more time to formulate rescue plan
Telefónica takes control
Axtel stalks rivals Avantel, Alestra
Cofetel reports purple patch
Axtel plans USD369 million offer
Telmex welcomes triple play talk
Axtel plans USD345 million IPO
Telmex share buyback
Sales up 8.7% at Telmex
Pantech to supply 500,000 handsets to América Móvil
GC to add VoIP
Monterrey gets new local operator – Marcatel
Telefónica Móviles to fight América Móvil in its own back yard
TEM Mexico selects Nortel’s packet voice backbone network
South Korea signs mobile TV deal with Mexico
Satmex bankruptcy case due soon
Telecoms sector still growing
Cofetel wants DLD phased out
Nextel calls foul over SMS
Telmex to face first long-distance resellers
Slim sets sights on Colombia Telecom
AM eyes Venezuela and Brazil buys
Unefon EBITDA climbs 23% in 2Q
Record subscriber growth at América Móvil
Telmex posts strong second quarter results
Satmex bankruptcy hearing set for 29 July
Alternative ops trial VoIP
Spacenet signs Mexican deal
Nextel to sue regulator
Market preparing for resale launch
Telcel reports SMS growth
Cofetel gets tough on illegal DLD operators
Cablevisión looking to launch voice services by year end
América Móvil says ‘more 3G please’
América Móvil wants 100m clients in two years
Siemens wins Telmex deal
Nextel handed new concession
Telecoms sector shows continued growth
Unefon reaches spectrum deal with Telcel
América Móvil withdraws from Spanish spectrum auction
Cellcos earmark USD20 million investment for EV-DO upgrade
Iusacell hit by debt demand
First Brazil profit boosts Telmex first quarter results
América Móvil releases strong results for Q1 2005
Storm clouds gathering over Iusacell
Unefon plays down takeover talk
Iusacell and Lucent roll out CDMA2000 1xEV-DO network
Trio successful in Mexican auction
Troubled spectrum auction to pick up where it left off
Mexican ops reject OECD findings
Telecoms sector soars in 2004
Telefónica earmarks USD1 billion for Mexico – if reforms go through
Anatel reveals plans for new regulations
Mobile auction suspended
2004 profits rise for Telmex
Protel invests in corporate IP
Telefónica gets past spectrum expansion limits
Cofetel spectrum auction greeted with mass pull out
Movistar seeks court order
Telcos should use cable networks, says regulator
Telmex reports further expansion plans
Movistar introduces push-to-talk service
Cofetel closes ‘pirate’ VoIP operators
Telcel to launch EDGE
Iusacell’s CDMA subscribers embrace data services
Lucent awarded CDMA deal
Telecoms sector grows by 22.3%
Rural telephony plan complete
Satmex ruling imminent
Slim increases Global Crossing stake
Losses widen as Iusacell woes continue
Telmex inks USD400 million deal for Embratel
Telmex and SBC sign Wi-Fi roaming deal
Unefon reports downbeat 2Q results
Iusacell close to bankruptcy
Iusacell launches cdma2000 1xRTT
Telefónica Móviles Mexico gets EDGE
Cablecos set to launch telephone services
Double resignation at Vodafone
New rules introduced to remove Telmex control of connection rates
Govt delays liberalisation announcement
VoIP expected to see strong growth
Movistar expands network
...but Iusacell not so successful
Maxcom to invest USD45 million
Axtel to increase investment in wake of strong Q1 performance
Iusacell defaults on USD226 million loan
Telefónica to spend USD600 million in Mexico
Telmex fails to make gains for ninth consecutive quarter
Satmex struggling to cope with debt
Six licences up for grabs before year end
Axtel targets business market with new services
America Móvil to sell USD1 billion in debt
Telmex 2003 results: revenues stable, income up
América Móvil’s profit doubles for 2003
América Móvil triumphs with Enitel bid
América Móvil triumphs with Enitel bid
Cofetel demands stiff penalties for Telcel and Unefon
Unefon spin-off gets OK from TV Azteca
Telmex to raise USD2 billion debt offering
Telmex raises 2004 capex forecast
América Móvil to invest USD1.4 billion in 2004
Marcatel to enter local market
Cofetel to get more authority to boost competition
Alestra completes debt restructuring
Telmex highest bidder for ATTLA
Telmex reports profits hike on the back of flat returns
Alestra extends debt offer
TV Azteca to spin off telecoms assets
Alestra to be blocked from debt offer
Nextel braces itself for competition from wireless carriers
Underserved areas given boost
Iusacell slides closer to bankruptcy
América Móvil looking for 14% rise in sales on acquistions
Association urges congress to remove telecom’s tax
Telmex to triple its number of hotspots by year-end
Impressive Q2 for América Móvil
Verizon and Vodafone reject late Fintech bid for Iusacell
Iusacell receives USD20 million share offer
Coming up under the radar: Axtel’s ambitious growth
Telmex: first increase in profit for two years
Alestra’s owners increase offer to creditors
Unefon and Nortel kiss and make up
Verizon and Vodafone cut Mexican mobile losses
Nokia selected for Telefónica Móviles GSM rollout
Terramark wants to have a NAP in Mexico City
Telefónica Móviles begins GSM rollout
Cofetel instructs operators to stop ‘bypassing’ practice
Iusacell’s loss widens after a challenging 2002
Strong 2002 for América Móvil
Alestra to receive cash injection on completion of restructuring
Telefónica Móviles Mexico to launch GSM