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America Movil decided to create a separate company, Telesites, as a way to reduce the obligations that were imposed after it was declared a “predominant economic agent” in Mexico.


  • The National Wholesale Network is expected to take advantage of Telesites’ infrastructure and incorporate it into the project, in order to deploy the 700MHz LTE band faster and generate efficiencies that contribute to cost reductions.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the impact of the recent telecoms regulatory reform in Mexico
  • Analyzes America Movil's reasons for spinning off a separate towerco - Telesites

Key questions answered

  • What are the opportunities for carrier-neutral providers (CNPs) in Mexico and Latin America?
  • What benefits do the CNPs offer America Movil and other operators in Mexico?

Table of contents


  • In brief
  • Ovum view


  • Recommendations for service providers
  • Recommendations for carrier-neutral providers

America Movil spins off a new towerco to address the IFT’s regulatory preponderance declaration

  • The regulatory context
  • Benefits of the decision to spin off the tower company
  • Mexico: A growing market
  • Outcomes


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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