AT&T expands 5G providing to 10 new cities in Mexico

AT&T Mexico had initially launched 5G companies in Mexico in December final yr utilizing spectrum within the 2.5 GHz band

AT&T Mexico introduced the launch of its 5G community in ten new cities throughout the nation.

In a launch, the operator stated that its 5G providing has been activated in Tijuana, Mexicali, Ciudad Juárez, Mazatlan, Ciudad Obregon, Navojoa, Guasave, Ensenada, Puerto Penasco and Guamuchil.

On the identical time, the provider stated that it’s also increasing 5G protection in Mexico Metropolis, Guadalajara and Monterrey.

AT&T Mexico stated it expects its 5G community infrastructure to succeed in 25 new cities throughout Mexico earlier than the top of 2022.

AT&T Mexico customers will be capable to entry 5G by AT&T Ármalo, a customized expertise which is able to permit customers to construct their very own 5G plan. Moreover, companies will be capable to benefit from 5G by AT&T Enterprise.

The provider had initially launched 5G companies in Mexico in December final yr utilizing spectrum within the 2.5 GHz band.

The preliminary protection of AT&T’s 5G community was restricted to the Cuauhtémoc and the Napoles districts in Mexico Metropolis.

AT&T Mexico had beforehand opened a 5G Innovation Laboratory, an area designed to check and validate 5G use instances with collaborators, trade and prospects. AT&T Mexico additionally stated it is going to work in collaboration with trade, authorities, universities, startups and enormous firms, within the realization of prototypes that use 5G know-how to enhance enterprise fashions.

In the meantime, rival operator Movistar, owned by Spanish telecommunications firm Telefonica, beforehand stated it was contemplating a launch of 5G in Mexico through a community sharing settlement with AT&T.

Camilo Aya, CEO of Telefónica Movistar México, highlighted that one of many benefits of sharing infrastructure with AT&T was that when the latter firm launched these companies, Telefónica will likely be ready to take action concurrently.

“We’re beginning our plan to do assessments and begin the deployment as properly. We’re going to use the protection that AT&T makes use of, as they launch in these cities we are going to launch the service,” Aya had stated. The chief additionally stated that the telco is in course of to guage 5G plans, market situations and the technological infrastructure essential to help the community in Mexico.

America Movil’s CEO Daniel Hajj beforehand stated in a convention name with traders that the provider’s 5G community had reached 40 cities throughout the nation as of July.

Hajj additionally stated that America Movil expects to succeed in the principle cities in Mexico with 5G by the top of this yr.

American Movil’s COO Oscar Von Hauske beforehand stated that the telco goals to have practically 100 Mexican cities lined with 5G know-how by the top of this yr.

In February, America Movil launched 5G companies in 18 of Mexico’s largest cities, reaching greater than 48 million folks.

The corporate, which operates within the cellular telephony phase by the Telcel model, initially launched 5G in Mexico Metropolis, Monterrey, Guadalajara, Tijuana and Puebla, amongst different cities.

Earlier this yr, Mexican telecommunications regulator IFT had confirmed that the 5G spectrum public sale for cellular companies will happen throughout 2022.

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