A roundup of tower news across Central and Latin America
Mexico: ALTÁN Redes selects network partners
ALTÁN Redes, the company in charge of the Mexican Red Compartida, has appointed Huawei and Nokia to deploy the LTE and 5G-ready wholesale network.
Mexico: IFETEL to hold 4G spectrum auction in Q3
IFETEL plans to hold a 2.5GHz band spectrum auction in Q3 2017. The auction details will be published in Q2 2017.
El Salvador: Phoenix Tower International acquires sites from Digicel
Phoenix Tower International has agreed to acquire 202 telecom towers from Digicel El Salvador for an undisclosed amount. Commenting on the deal, PTI CEO Dagan Kasavana described the acquisition as a “logical expansion of PTI’s operations”, adding “we are already a leading infrastructure provider for the major carriers operating in El Salvador in other markets we do business in, [and] this transaction will allow us to continue to support their needs in a new market, furthering our relationships.”