ALTÁN begins commercial operations in border cities
18 December, 2019
- Tijuana, Mexicali and Ciudad Juárez, together with their metropolitan areas get the 4.5G connectivity of Red Compartida.
- The three commercial launches together reach more than 3 millon 480 thousand people, of which more than 420,000 people live in localities with less than 10 thousand inhabitants, including 23 towns with “high” and “very high” marginalization levels.
- Now the total spot of ALTAN Redes ?s national coverage reaches more than 56 million people in 30 markets.
CDMX, December 16, 2019.- ALTÁN Redes, the Mexican company responsible for the deployment and operation of Red Compartida -the country’s wholesale mobile broadband Network- has begun commercial operations in new markets of northern Mexico: Tijuana, Mexicali and Ciudad Juárez, as well as its urban and rural areas.
The commercial launch of these three markets jointly reaches more than 3 million 480,000 inhabitants, including more than 420,000 people in populations of less than 10,000 inhabitants. With this, the 4.5G coverage of Red Compartida already reaches more than 56 million people nationwide.
In Tijuana -one of Mexico ?s most relevant transnational cities- ALTÁN’s network covers more than 1 million 611 thousand people in 557 localities; while in Mexicali, state capital, it reaches more than 584 thousand people located in 487 localities, to cover a total of 1,044 people in Baja California. In Ciudad Juárez, the network covers more than 1 million 284 thousand people in 109 localities of Chihuahua, which expands the coverage offered in this state since July.
The launch of the three markets provides the latest connectivity in these border cities which, due to their large population and geographic location, are important places for the economic development of Mexico. With these, ALTÁN makes progress in its task of reaching 50% of the population of the country.
Aditionally, Red Compartida also covers the Pueblos Mágicos of Orizaba and Xico, Veracruz; Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato; Tlatlauquitepec, Cuetzalan and Huauchinango, Puebla; Mineral del Monte, Hidalgo; Tacámbaro and Santa Clara del Cobre, Michoacán; Sayulita, Nayarit; Ixtapan de la Sal, Estado de México; Izamal, Yucatán; and Calvillo, Aguascalientes.
With these launches, the goals of coverage of broadband internet access have moved forward and competitiveness is promoted. These are objectives established for Red Compartida by the Government of Mexico, which will contribute to bring Internet for all its citizens.
About ALTÁN Redes
Mexican private Company that develops and operates Red Compartida, the most important telecommunications Network in recent years in Mexico. Altán has passed the first phase of its operation with the successful deployment of 50% coverage of the population of Mexico, with the best 4.5G technology over the 700 MHz band. The benefits of Altán Redes are currently the best according to the independent quality indices published on the mobile market in Mexico. It has more than 40 clients, among which the main telecommunications operators and retail distributors in the country stand out. Altán announced on October 1 the start of the deployment of social coverage to provide broadband services to the most marginalized populations in Mexico. Red Compartida is developed through a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) with the Government of Mexico, with the final objective of reaching 92.2% of the country’s inhabitants under a wholesale, neutral and non-discriminatory model.
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