the mikes, Mexican small and medium enterprises will increase their contracting for telecommunications services and other information technology applications by 20.60% between 2021 and 2026, making it possible for operators in this industry to receive revenues of up to 117,000 million pesos in that year, approximately 5,860 million dollars , estimated the consultant Analysys Mason.
In 2021, Mexican SMEs contracted telecommunications services worth 97,000 million pesos, estimated the research firm.
In a report, the consultant said that Mexican SMEs will present a growing demand for connectivity services IoTsecurity, cloud hostingcolocation, also SaaS and IaaS/PaaS applications for companies and other services of information technology and private telecommunications networks, in addition to the traditional mobile and fixed voice and data services.
As an example, Analysys Mason said that in 2021 Mexican SMEs would have contracted an estimated 8,250 mobile Internet accesses of things, but the projection is that by 2026 this type of contracting would rise to 35,200 mobile IoT accesses.
Analysys Mason forecasts that telecommunications operators will see a compound growth of 1.9% between 2021 and 2026 in their income from services provided to micro-businesses, 4.4% from those related to small businesses and 4.0% from medium-sized businesses.
The services provided to big enterprises will report compound revenue growth of 4.4% over the same period.
The consultant valued microenterprises as those entities with up to nine employees. Small companies were considered with up to 49 workers and medium-sized companies were classified as employing up to 249 people.
Regarding private telecommunications networks with technology 4G-LTE Y 5Gthose that companies use for their own communications and other internal processes but that may or may not be managed by an operator or a manufacturer, Analysys Mason said will see notable growth inside and outside of Mexico.
The firm projects that there would be around 20,600 private networks between LTE and 5G in that year worldwide.
Private networks have been used for a long time in various industries, there are even cases in which some companies have violated the existing regulations on the exploitation of frequencies, either because they did not have the respective concession at the time or because they exceeded the limits of allowed coverage. .