Mexico ICT Articles & Analysis

Chapter | ICT from The Report: Mexico 2018

Mexico’s telecoms sector is the second largest in Latin America after Brazil in terms of subscriber numbers, contributing approximately 2.4% to GDP in the third quarter of 2017. Penetration of products and services, such as mobile phones, broadband internet and pay-TV, are also on the rise, having ranked well below the global average until 2015. The rollout of a 5G network demonstrates Mexico’...

Driven by an ongoing process of economic opening since the 1990s, Mexico has established a solid macroeconomic base. Structural reforms have improved the country’s trade flows, helped to soften the impact of a gradual slowdown in hydrocarbons production and exports, and enabled manufacturing-led economic diversification and regional integration.

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Mexico’s IT services and software sector reported a compound annual growth rate of 12% between 2010 and 2016, with its market value estimated at $11.3bn in 2016, according to ProMéxico, the country’s investment and export promotion agency. In 2017 Mexico placed 13th out of 65 countries in terms of the best locations to provide IT, business...

 

Several initiatives are under way to transform Mexico’s major metropolitan areas into so-called smart cities, combining technology and government policy to create better economies, a cleaner environment and to improve mobility and governance in order to enhance the quality of life of their inhabitants. Among the benefits are greater efficiency...

 

Mexico’s telecoms sector is the second largest in Latin America after Brazil in terms of subscriber numbers, contributing approximately 2.4% to GDP in the third quarter of 2017. Between June 2013, when significant telecoms reforms were introduced by the government, and September 2017, sector revenues swelled by 66.7%, or MXN451m ($24.7m...

 

How have telecoms network upgrades undertaken in recent years benefitted the industry?

Driven by an ongoing process of economic opening since the 1990s, Mexico has established a solid macroeconomic base. Structural reforms have improved the country’s trade flows, helped to soften the impact of a gradual slowdown in hydrocarbons production and exports, and enabled manufacturing-led economic diversification and regional integration.

Las compañías mexicanas están avanzando rápidamente en la adopción de la tecnología digital para mejorar la eficiencia y la productividad de sus operaciones, de acuerdo con lo que revelan nuevos estudios; sin embargo, las cifras del sector muestran que existen oportunidades para avanzar aún más en el campo de la innovación.