Clients of Mexico's wholesale network Red Compartida will benefit from economies of scale, flexibility, de-risking and saving in capex, an Altán Redes executive said.
The deployment of telecoms infrastructure will attract more players to Mexico's ICT sector, and generate new business models, according to experts speaking at the Mexico Connect 2017 event.
Demand for data is growing exponentially in the country, where only 55% of the population has access to a fiber optic network.
The two tenders are being held by Sieca, the technical and administrative body of the Central American Economic Integration Process.
Telecommunications and broadcasting attracted US$238mn in foreign direct investment in 1Q17 and accounted for 3.5% of GDP.