Televisa switches attention to Iusacell for Mexican mobile
Mexican media company Grupo Televisa is in talks with operator Iusacell about a possible mobile alliance, Dow Jones Newswires reports
Mexican mobile operator Iusacell has filed for bankruptcy and is seeking a restructuring plan with its creditors.
Mexican market leader Telcel has not been awarded spectrum in the country’s auction of spectrum in the 1850-1990 MHz frequency band.
Mexican 3G auction may be delayed
Cellular News reports that a Mexican court has accepted an appeal by MVS Comunicaciones and Iusacell and ordered a delay to the planned 3G radio spectrum auction.
Mexico looks to stimulate mobile market via 3G auctions
Government to sell-off new frequencies in bid to break market-leader’s dominance
New mobile payments initiatives in Mexico, Australia
Mobile operators in Mexico and Australia are to begin mobile payment services in collaboration with their respective country’s banks. In Mexico, Reuters reports that Telefonica Mexico and Iusacell have teamed up with local banks such as Citigroup and BBVA to launch a mobile payments service targeted at teenagers.