Telefonica Movistar signs an agreement to access last mile wireless capacity on AT&T’s network in Mexico
- Through this last mile wireless capacity access agreement, AT&T Mexico will provide Telefonica Movistar with capacity in its 3G and 4G access network and any future network technologies nationwide.
- Telefonica Movistar confirms its commitment to the country by promoting projects like this one that allow it to contribute to the reduction of digital inequality.
- The agreement complies with existing regulations, will be duly notified to the Federal Telecommunications Institute and registered according to the law, and begins immediately.
Mexico City, November 21, 2019.- Telefonica Movistar, announces the signing of a last mile wireless capacity access agreement with AT&T in Mexico. This is a long-term agreement that seeks to contribute to the development of the telecommunications sector in Mexico, adding to the government's vision of bringing better communications and opportunities to all Mexicans.
This agreement is in line with international trends, in which new models have been built to face the demands of the market, such as improving the efficiency and quality of the network and accelerating the times of deployment of products or services.
This wireless capacity agreement favors competition in the sector, by allowing better allocate resources to connect more Mexicans and strengthens the capacity to continue competing in a market dominated by a preponderant agent. Telefonica Movistar reiterates its commitment to remain in Mexico, focusing on innovating and improving the quality of its services.
"Based on our digital transformation, we are confident that this new approach will make us more agile to provide innovative, simple and transparent solutions that guarantee the best service experience to our customers," said Camilo Aya Caro, president and CEO of Telefonica Movistar in Mexico.
With this agreement, Telefonica Movistar gains access to capacity on AT&T’s 3G and 4G access network and any future access network technologies nationwide. Telefonica Movistar maintains its transport network and all of its platforms, without operational or geographical restrictions to meet the needs of its users and services.
Telefonica Movistar will maintain sole control over its operations, including its client portfolio, operations, assets, administration, pricing, rates, billing systems, among others. AT&T will have no visibility or influence on Telefonica Movistar’s operations.
The migration of Telefonica Movistar traffic to the AT&T access network begins immediately and will continue to be implemented gradually, maintaining all mobile services to its residential customers, business owners and wholesalers.
Telefonica Movistar reiterates its confidence and commitment to the country and its desire to continue investing in Mexico.
Telefónica is one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world by market capitalisation and number of customers with a comprehensive offering and quality of connectivity that is delivered over world class fixed, mobile and broadband networks. As a growing company it prides itself on providing a differential experience based both on its corporate values and a public position that defends customer interests.
The company has a significant presence in 14 countries and 345 million accesses around the world. Telefónica has a strong presence in Spain, Europe and Latin America, where the company focuses an important part of its growth strategy.
Telefónica is a 100% listed company and its shares are traded on the Spanish Stock Market and on those in New York and Lima.