63.1% of Mexicans had mobile phone services offering no more than 1 GB of internet connection as of 2018.
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Although García Moreno alluded to the Ministry of Communications and Transportation (SCT), the decision will be taken by the IFT.
An América Móvil spokesman declined to comment on the recording. The remarks were previously published by Mexican newspaper EL UNIVERSAL.
Before approving or rejecting the request, the regulator’s commissioners must vote on a recommendation from staff. Such a recommendation has not yet been received by the commissioners, a source in the regulator said.
The company filed its request shortly after the victory of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who has a long history of collaborating with Slim.