Tekelec Launches Operations in Mexico

November 09, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

Tekelec (Calabasas, CA), a developer of telecommunications switching and signaling products for fixed, mobile and next-generation networks, announced its continued global expansion with the opening of an office in Mexico City. The Tekelec office will allow Tekelec to offer customized consulting, support and network maintenance to telecommunications service providers. The local staff will concentrate on post-sales activities and offer additional support as the company's business increases.

"Mexico is a rapidly growing market and one of the region's largest economies," explained Fred Lax, president and CEO of Tekelec. "The telecommunications industry in Mexico is expanding nearly 15% a year. With 15 million fixed lines and 26 million mobile subscribers, we see significant opportunities for Tekelec's leading now and next-generation switching and signaling solutions for service providers. Our proven solutions will help providers in Mexico deliver value-added services while ensuring network efficiencies. We are pleased to announce our in-country support for this growing market."