Altán's network reaches Chetumal and the Pueblo Mágico of Bacalar | ALTÁN Redes

Altán’s network reaches Chetumal and the Pueblo Mágico of Bacalar

21 February, 2020

  • As of today, Red Compartida’s 4.5G LTE network is available to more than 105,000 people in this important state capital city in the Southeastern part of the country
  • With this commercial availability announced, there are now 6 areas in the state of Quintana Roo with service from the best mobile broadband network in Mexico: Chetumal, Cancún, Playa del Carmen, Cozumel, and the Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Towns) of Tulum and Bacalar 
  • “The Network for All” reaches more than 57 million people nationwide in 31 cities and 58 Pueblos Mágicos

CDMX, February 20, 2020.- Altán Redes, the Mexican mobile operator deploying Red Compartida, the country’s wholesale mobile broadband network, reports that as of today its network coverage is commercially available in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, and its suburban and rural areas, together with the Pueblo Mágico of Bacalar


With this commercial launch, more than 105 thousand inhabitants are covered under the 4.5G LTE network’s state-of-the-art technology, including more than 20,500 of them in the rural towns near the Capital of this state. 

Chetumal adds to the coverage already available in Cancun, Playa de Carmen, Cozumel, which together with the Pueblos Mágicos of Tulum and now Bacalar, provide important high-speed data and high-quality voice coverage. With the arrival of Altán’s Red Compartida, Quintana Roo is expanding its telecommunications infrastructure with new cellular sites and fiber optics for the benefit of its residents and visitors.

Altán’s Red Compartida Network, the 4.5G LTE network with the best performance in the country, in service since March 2018, has more than 60 operators under its wholesale offer model, through which mobile or home broadband and business services are marketed for the population in Mexico.  

The national coverage of Altán’s Red Compartida Network is now available for 57 million people (almost 11 million of them in towns with less than 10,000 inhabitants) in 31 cities (including its surrounding areas), and 58 Pueblos Mágicos. In terms of installed infrastructure, it has more than 4,500 cellular sites in all the regions of the country, as well as the use of more than 32,000 kilometers of optical fiber connecting the network.

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About Altán Redes

Mexican private company that develops and operates Red Compartida, the most important telecommunications project in recent years in Mexico. It is deploying state-of-the-art infrastructure to provide to 70% of the population coverage -before January 2022-, including an energetic nationwide program of social coverage deployment to areas of high marginalization and digital exclusion, with the intention to cover almost 100,000 localities of less than 250 inhabitants and more than 20,000 localities of less than 5,000 inhabitants. The technical capabilities and service experience of Altán’s Red Compartida Network developed using 4.5G LTE technology over the 700 MHz spectrum, are currently the best offered, according to independent quality ranks published on the mobile market in Mexico. Under a wholesale business model, it has more than 60 operators as wholesale clients, including the country’s main telecommunications operators and retail distributors, who sell the network’s services to the end-users. Altán’s Red Compartida Network is developed under a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) contract with the Mexican Government to promote the vision of achieving a better and more connected country for its inhabitants, bringing Internet to everyone in the country. Altán’s commitment is to reach at least 92.2% of the Mexican population by 2024.  


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