Telefónica Mexico concludes first stage of migration of traffic to AT&T network
Telefónica México informed this Tuesday that it concluded the first stage of migration of its traffic to AT&T's infrastructure, this as part of the agreement signed by both telephony operators in 2019.
In a statement, the company of Spanish origin explained that regions 1, 3, and 4 of the country, which corresponds to the states of Baja California Norte and Sur, Chihuahua, Durango, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, and the municipality of San Luis Rio Colorado, in Sonora, now operate under the AT&T network.
"Derived from the signing of the agreement in November 2019 between Telefónica Movistar and AT&T Mexico to use the capacity of the latter's access network, the company announces that it has successfully concluded the use of the said network in regions 1, 3 and 4 of the country," detailed the company.
The migration of its traffic began gradually, since March of last year, maintaining in a continuous, imperceptible, and unaffected way all the wholesale and retail mobile services for its clients.
Additionally, 38 cities with LTE coverage have been added to the mentioned regions, among them Puerto Vallarta, Tehuacán, Monclova, La Paz, Los Cabos, Colima, Acapulco, Córdoba, Orizaba, Coatzacoalcos and Minatitlán, benefiting more than 6.2 million clients and that they in turn remain in the aggregation, transportation and service network of Telefónica Movistar México.
With the approval issued by the IFT to lease AT&T Mexico's spectrum, the company will be able to maintain all of its coverage uninterruptedly, including those operating in rural areas that are only in the coverage footprint of Movistar Mexico.