America Movil notes mobile data as growth driver

America Movil identified mobile data as the “more important driver of growth”, followed by pay-TV, stating that it has made “important efforts to complete the rollout of our 4G-LTE networks”. For the fourth quarter of 2014, the company reported a net …

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Mexican regulator unveils auction; OKs AT&T-Iusacell deal

Mexico’s Federal Institute of Telecommunications (IFT) will next year stage an auction of radio frequencies suitable for 4G — a further move that could shake the dominance of market leader Telcel. The regulator will sell off 60 MHz of frequencies …

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América Móvil announces asset sale to placate Mexican regulators

Mexican telco giant América Móvil has announced it will dispose of a bunch of its Mexican assets in order reduce its overall share of the Mexican mobile market, and thus avoid special regulatory restriction that have come into effect on the back of new laws.