70,000 towers needed to achieve 90% coverage in Mexico
With mobile subscriptions growing exponentially, Mexico needs towers, players and regulation
William Ritchey considers himself a Mexican adoptee after more than twenty years in the country. With a background in investment banking and a wealth of experience in the local tower industry, William agreed to offer TowerXchange an exclusive perspective on the Mexican telecom and tower scenario.
Mexico is the second largest telecom market of Latin America, behind Brazil. But can the country cope with its own growth in spite of the lack of infrastructure?
TowerXchange: Tell us about IIMT and its evolution over the past 10 years.
William Ritchey, President, IIMT:
I used to work in investment banking and helped American Tower enter the Mexican market back in the late nineties.