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Mexican Televisa will offer mobile phone service

The company is looking forward to expand across telco services in Mexico

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  • The broadcaster will rent space on Mexico’s wholesale telecom network, operated by Altan Redes;
  • The mobile service will cost MXN 250 a month per line.

The Mexican broadcaster Televisa said to Reuters that it will start offering mobile phone service, looking forward to rival America Movil.

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Televisa will operate as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), offering the service to the existing customers of its cable and home internet packages, sold under its Izzi brand. The broadcaster will rent space on Mexico’s wholesale telecom network, operated by Altan Redes, according to the news agency.

The mobile service will cost MXN 250 ($11,34) a month per line with unlimited data.It will be offered in 17 Mexican cities.