América Móvil and Samsung announce agreement for 4.5G technology in Mexico and other Latin American countries

Mexican telecoms giant América Móvil and Korea’s Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday they had signed a letter of intent to deploy projects that would lead both companies to develop new technologies in Mexico and some Latin American countries.

The main goal of technological collaboration is to accompany the implementation of the 4.5G Network in Mexico and other Latin American countries and to continue the development and commercialization of intelligent products and solutions capable of opening the Internet of Things (IoT) To consumers, the companies said in a statement.

“The collaboration between the two companies consists of supporting 4.5G technology tests, using Galaxy S7Edge, Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 + equipment, in countries like Mexico and Puerto Rico,” they said.

The purpose of these tests will be to achieve the co-development of technologies such as VoLTE, VoWiFi, MIMO 4×4, 256-QAM, and IoT.