Latin America’s Increasing Business Maturity Drives the Managed Security Services Market to Hit $1 Billion by 2021

Growth opportunities for MSSPs will multiply with vertical experience and comprehensive solutions, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Digital Transformation team  The Latin American managed security services (MSS) market is transforming as enterprise clients focus on higher levels of security and risk management. This is mainly due to increasing advanced threats such as targeted attacks, advanced persistent threats (APT), larger and more sophisticated distributed denial…

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Mexico Smartphone Market in Q1 2017

The Mexican smartphone market grew 25% YoY.  LG & Huawei were the fastest growing brands. New entrants such as Xiaomi and Infinix should further drive the growth within the open channel. According to the latest findings from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor Service, the Mexican smartphone market registered annual growth of almost 25% in Q1 2017.  The LTE-capable smartphone segment grew 52%…

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Less than half Mexican mobile users would recommend provider

Between the fourth quarter of 2013 and the end of 2015, household internet services experienced a growth of 12.5%. By March 2016, the FBB penetration rate had climbed to 47 subscriptions per 100 households, signaling a growth of more than 20% in household internet services during the last five years. Mobile broadband has experienced significant growth during the last five years. While only 7% of the population had an internet access through…

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Mexico Telecom Sector Boom Likely to Stay: Here’s Why

In 2014, the government of Mexico initiated major reforms within its telecommunications sector. Mexico’s telecom regulatory authority, the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT), had taken several steps to instil competition in the highly monopolistic industry. Those reform initiatives have started bearing the desired results. According to a recent report by The Competitive Intelligence Unit (CIU), the Mexican telecommunications sector is set…

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Mexico’s IFT launches new consumer rights tool

Mexico’s Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) has launched a new online tool designed to better inform users of their rights when it comes to contracting telecommunications services. READ MORE: Top 10 Telecom Companies of the World 2016 The ‘Me Informo’ tool is available on a corresponding microsite ( and allows users to access information and advice via interactive sections entitled “My rights”,…

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Mexican communications costs down 13% – IFT

The cost of communications in Mexico fell 13.03 percent in the year to July, bucking the inflationary trend observed in other consumer markets, telecoms regulator IFT said. Over the month of July alone, the cost of mobile phone services fell 3.9 percent, IFT said. In the year to July, the cost of telecommunications services was down 14.5 percent, led by…

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