Movistar Mexico is taking advantage of an enhanced 4G footprint. Wading in to battle with both the incumbent and edgier MVNOs. Data-driven price war.
Telefónica joined Restarting Together COVID-19 recovery programme, absent from ETSI’s E4P scheme, and one of 53 large companies to take a Bank of England emergency loan. TIWS test LEO satellite; ElevenPaths gets AWS security certification. Announcements across Telefónica’s core markets include ongoing 5G/China drama in the UK; Brazilian network-sharing ...
Cut‑price offering from quad‑play service provider is the latest attempt to dethrone Carlos Slim in Mexico. Televisa making use of Mexico’s wholesale‑only LTE infrastructure at a time when mobile competitors are re‑examining business models to drive efficiency.
LatAm region gets refreshes in Brazil and Mexico. Former VP Milagros Montenegro gets CFO spot at Peru.
Bruno Vale picks up AxisMed CEO seat, Ana de Saracho takes Counselor position for Mexico’s National Chamber.
TDE IoT partner 1NCE expanded its service to a further 60 countries beyond Germany, moving beyond Europe for the first time.
Group‑wide commitments made to maintaining network capacity in light of changing demand. Cisco and Microsoft partnerships enabling additional enterprise customer support. Consumer benefits include temporary free content and information access, and leeway on data use. Cooperation with public administrations and local rivals seen across the Telefónica footprint.
Concerns were raised by Telefónica Mexico partners over how the operator’s late‑2019 network‑sharing deal with AT&T might affect their businesses.
Hispanoamérica expected to be put on a par with Partners Program operators as Group prepares for sale and encourages local independence. Latin American billionaires float a majority stake acquisition of local assets, with Telefónica a minority shareholder, but individual OB sales still a prospect. Morgan Stanley working on Telefónica ...
As Telefónica looks set to cordon off its Latin American interests to focus on the Big Four, Movistar in Mexico takes a drastic step to cut network costs. Operating business may be hoping a lighter infrastructure load will support commercial flexibility.
Organic growth in key metrics puts Group broadly on track to hit guidance for the year, although Mexico a drag. Management maintaining focus beyond near‑term for 5G and digital transformation. Services beyond connectivity slowly feeding MNC growth.
Several digital and data role changes at Vivo follow recent reputational woes at the Brazilian operating business. Telefónica Mexico brings in new senior management following recent CEO switch. Latest people movements include: Tomás Bermani, André Dias, Claudio Ikeda, Luiz Gustavo Paguetti Roque, João Paulo de Oliveira Prado, Cristiano Yazbek ...
Telefónica Mexico (Movistar) rival Telcel reportedly acquired 60MHz of spectrum in the 2.5GHz range from local pay‑TV and telecoms provider Ultravisión.
Prospect of a Telefónica Mexico sale recedes as a new CEO is introduced with a brief to reenergise the stagnating operating business. Aya is a Telefónica Colombia veteran with experience in developing innovative commercial offerings in pursuit of a convergence customer base.
Latest people movements include: Rafael Cisneros Mussa, Camilo Aya Caro, Carlos Morales Paulín, Luis Villalobos Vivanco, Juliana Otero Posada.
T-Mobile US’s (TMUS) infrastructure partner on an extension of its 4G services to the Gulf of Mexico, RigNet, confirmed some operational details and targets relating to the arrangement they announced in July 2019 (Deutsche Telekomwatch, #85).
Telefónica on track for year, with management confident long-running strategy is beginning to pay off. Revenue and profit growing organically, but change in accounting standards may be flattering numbers. Operating costs floating up on digital transformation projects and to fuel the value-add commercial strategy. Latin America enterprise business growing ...
Telefónica Mexico provided insights on building momentum on creating replicable data-driven local systems, with potential for wider deployment. Groundwork on establishing principles, and ensuring standardisation, vital to ensuring benefits can flow through to subsequent use cases. Real-world implementation of a standardised approach can cause initial localised pain, but is ...
Revenue growth strong across the Group, but underlying weakness emerges in profitability. Digitalisation can now be considered the norm across the Group, and creating new growth opportunities. Convergence demand getting hot in most markets, but with UK said to be an exception. Capital expenditure remains significant as long‑term benefits ...
Telefónica Mexico talked-up its local cybersecurity credentials and highlighted the capabilities of its Security Operations Centre (SOC) in the country.