Telecom Carlos Slim

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 4- The Mexican government on Friday disqualified one of the consortia competing in a tender to build and run a national wholesale mobile network, leaving just one bid remaining for the long-delayed project. An official at the Ministry of Communications and Transport said at a news conference that the group made up of Rivada Networks and...

  • BOGOTA, Oct 28- The consortium directing a $843 million effort to make Colombia's Magdalena River navigable has submitted all but one piece of paperwork required for two Mexican companies to be put in the running to take over a majority stake in the project, the government said on Friday. IDEAL and FCC Americas, part of billionaire Carlos Slim's Carso Group, have...

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 28- Latin American stocks and currencies mostly fell on Friday following news that the FBI will review more emails related to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's private email use. Mexico's peso sank nearly 1.4 percent, blowing past 19 per dollar, as global markets were rattled by the news of the FBI probe, but the currency...

  • Life is tough in Santa Cruz Itundujia in the mountains of Oaxaca state and it is made even harder here and in other isolated towns throughout Mexico's rugged interior by a lack of connectivity that complicates everything from education to getting help in medical emergencies. In these remote indigenous hills, President Enrique Pena Nieto's...

  • MEXICO CITY/ MADRID, Oct 25- Tycoon Carlos Slim's construction arm is in talks with his majority-owned construction firm FCC and rival Spanish builder Acciona to jointly bid on a coveted $3.5 billion Mexico City airport terminal project, five people familiar with the matter said. The bid for the terminal, hot on the heels of Carso's runway bid, shows how Slim,...

  • Oi's bankruptcy filing, the largest in Brazil's history, added a sense of urgency to fixing the framework, in which assets go back to the state when the license ends, said Igor de Freitas, a board member at industry watchdog Anatel. Executives at TIM Participações SA and Telefónica Brasil SA have listed regulatory overhaul as a key condition for them to invest...

  • Carlos Slim, Chairman, Grupo Carso.

    Trump will claim a Mexican billionaire was part of a cabal dredging up allegations the Republican groped women, the WSJ reports.

  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event on October 14, 2016 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

    Donald Trump attacked Carlos Slim for allegedly trying to influence the election, a claim that a spokesperson for Slim has denied.

  • Trump accuses Carlos Slim of trying to help Clinton win

    While campaigning in North Carolina, presidential candidate Donald Trump called out Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim and the New York Times. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.

  • Mexican Tycon Carlos Slim.

    Trump reportedly plans to claim Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is fighting his candidacy, but a spokesman for Slim denied such a claim.

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 12- A U.S. wireless startup backed by a co-founder of web phone service Skype has teamed up with Mexican pay-TV provider Dish Mexico to lure subscribers with free call and data plans in the country's growing and increasingly competitive mobile market. MVNOs, like Virgin Mobile, which has just a 0.6 percent market share in Mexico, rent capacity from...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Sept 23- Even though new rules have not yet been implemented, telecom companies in Argentina are preparing for a more competitive market as the government expects reforms to attract $20 billion in investments over four years. Telecom Argentina and Telefonica de Argentina have announced investments in recent months, while Argentina's largest...

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 22- Debt-laden Mexican builder ICA is in final talks to bid with Ferrovial and two other partners to build a new $3.5 billion Mexico City airport terminal, four sources said, after the Spanish construction company mulled scrapping the joint bid plans. The two companies are in talks with Dragados, a unit of Spain's Grupo ACS, and GP Construccion, a...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 10- Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Mexican unit said on Wednesday it has agreed to sell its Suburbia clothing chain to El Puerto De Liverpool for about $852 million as the world's largest retailer streamlines operations in its largest non-U.S. market. Wal-Mart has been looking to double sales in Mexico by 2024 by boosting its core business of running...

  • Wal-Mart has been looking to boost its core business of running discount retail and membership stores in Mexico by focusing on expanding its fresh food business. Wal-Mart's international division, which contributes roughly one-third of the company's total annual sales of nearly $480 billion, has divested some non-core businesses across Chile, Mexico and...

  • SAO PAULO, July 28- Most Latin American stock markets fell slightly on Thursday after a dip in oil prices and after the U.S. The Mexican peso slipped 0.36 percent while the IPC stock index was flat ahead of results from Carlos Slim's America Movil. Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index dropped 0.33 percent, pressured by corporate results from GPA SA and Banco...

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  • Oi will start talks to restructure $14.3 billion of bonds as early as Monday, sources familiar with the situation said.

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