Thursday, 27 July 2017

Border patrol: US, Mexican telcos square up

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Friday 17 July 15

America Movil aims to 'lead integration' of Mexico and U.S. telecoms markets, but it's not the only one.

As many as half a million people a day cross the border between the U.S. and Mexico, according to U.S. government statistics. More than 173 million people made the crossing either as pedestrians or as car, bus or rail passengers in 2014, figures from the United States Department of Transportation show. And that's not including millions of commercial vehicles or the unknown number that jumped the fence. It is perhaps surprising then that it took this long for telecoms operators in the two countries to start thinking about cross…

As many as half a million people a day cross the border between the U.S. and Mexico, according to U.S. government statistics. More than 173 million people made the crossing either as pedestrians or as car, bus or rail passengers in 2014, figures from the United States Department of Transportation show. And that's not including millions of commercial vehicles or the unknown number that jumped the fence. It is perhaps surprising then that it took this long for telecoms operators in the two countries to start thinking about cross…

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