XIUS to power MVNO Maxcom in Mexico

A woman stands in front of a mobile phone shop in Mexico City
Maxcom, a communications provider in Mexico, has awarded its Mobile Virtual Network Enabler (MVNE) solution and services contract to XIUS.

Maxcom is expected to launch two new Mobile Virtual Network Operators in Mexico in September. The company will operate both MVNOs on the network of Telcel, a telecom network operator in Mexico. One of the brands will be owned by Maxcom as part of its quad-play offering while the other will be part of an alliance with supermarket chain Soriana.

Alejandro Lombardo, director of New Technologies at Maxcom, said: “We will offer technological services to other MVNOs so they can focus on building and commercializing innovative and attractive mobile offers to their target customers.”

Maxcom will offer its MVNO customers comprehensive services that include mobile network, billing systems, top-ups, customer care service, logistics solutions and SIM cards among others, through partnerships with various providers.

XIUS will provide Maxcom a turnkey solution that comprises of a flexible and customizable Mobile Services Platform (MSP) as the central MVNE platform constituting essential core network, OSS & BSS functionalities to enable an independent MVNE construct.

GV Kumar, managing director and CEO of XIUS, said: “XIUS Mobile Services Platform (MSP) will be an apt option for potential MVNOs in Mexico.”

The MVNO market in Latin America is expected to reach $1.5 billion by 2020 as per an analysis by Ovum. Maxcom has a goal of reaching 2 million users during the time frame.