The restructuring of the Mexican tower market

Creation of Telcel towerco Telesites, entry of AT&T and launch of wholesale LTE network opens a new chapter in Mexican telecom infrastructure

Read this article to learn:

  • SIM penetration, broadband penetration and the progress of LTE in Mexico
  • The scale and structure of Telcel’s towerco Telesites
  • A breakdown of the ownership of Mexico’s 23,000+ towers among the country’s seven towercos
  • AT&T market entry sparks BTS feeding frenzy
  • Progress of Mexico’s proposed wholesale LTE network

It seems like the Mexican tower ecosystem, and the mobile operator market which it serves, is metamorphasising into a completely new structure, creating tremendous opportunities for savvy investors, and tremendous risks for those who fail to appreciate the nuances of the change. The headlines are obvious: Telcel is being forced to reduce their market share…

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