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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The remission of the spectrum in Mexico and a heated discussion in the prelude to 5G

The operators AT&T and Telefónica returned frequencies, as part of a process that reached the Mexican Chamber of Deputies. The IFT estimated at about US$ 225 million that will stop entering the fiscal coffers as of 2022.

Telefónica and AT&T are two of the mobile telephone players that have returned spectrum to the Mexican State. Both firms justified themselves with the same argument: the high costs that the payments of rights for the exploitation of spectrum represent for their accounts.

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