August 13, 2020
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GTDT: Telecoms & Media 2020
Find out the latest trends in the Mexican market for Telecoms & Media 2020, published in the last Lexology Getting The Deal Through publication.
- Mexico is very close to deploying 5G, the spectrum with greater capacity, massive connectivity and ultra-high reliability. This will allow for smart cities, real time industrial applications and autonomous driving of vehicles. In addition, they will be safer networks, consume less energy and ease financial technology.
- In regard to the universal services obligations in telecommunications matter, the Federal Electricity Commission ¨CFE¨ created a non-profit program in order to provide services including internet, increasing network coverage and broadband to those areas determined of priority by the Ministry. This has been a topic of importance for several years in order to provide these services to rural communities, in order to achieve a certain level of equality in the matter. This subsidiary ¨CFE Telecomunicaciones e Internet para todos¨ has reached its goal of 50 per cent coverage several months prior to the predicted date.
- The creation of ¨CFE Telecomunicaciones e Internet para todos¨ was in response to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador´s cancellation of the public bidding for Red Troncal since it needed to be modified in accordance to the Mexican Government´s vision of providing equal access and use of information and knowledge technologies to those in poverty. The services that should have been provided by Red Troncal will now be provided by ¨CFE Telecomunicaciones e Internet para todos¨, and are currently providing non-profit internet services to 40 million people.
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