I haven't even signed up for the wait list for Wi-Max yet. Doesn't seem much point at this stage.
I hope the existing Telnor fixed wireless continues for a while, it's been very reliable. I use it as a backup (and for the automated uploads of the weather station reports, even while I'm away).
For my main connection I'm still using Telcel Amigo 3G, with a mobile router serving multiple computers and other devices. Looks like they''ve been doing a bit of capacity planning recently as the capped maximum download speed has reduced from 3Mb/s to 2Mb/s, but that's still nearly 20 times the speed of Telnor. More importantly it's become much more consistent, similar speeds at most hours of the day and night. The maximum upload speed has also increased in the past year, making it better for VOIP. Could still do with being more reliable, but the short disconnects have reduced to a bunch of them every few days, rather than all the time, so it's good enough (especially when I have a backup anyway).
My household (both humans and computers!) gets through about 200MB of data downloaded a day on average (without any video), so the 3GB/mo limit is a nuisance. Currently there's a double-data promotion which means the data just about lasts a month, at other times I've had to reload in mid-month. Still, because I only pay for the months I'm here, it works out under 500 pesos a month on average, which for the speed is very competitive with what Wi-Max might offer (and, it's been in use for the past two years, so is getting more reliable).
So I'm struggling to see a reason to subscribe to the Wi-Max if/when it becomes available. The unlimited data (if that remains in the final product) is certainly an attraction, faster speeds might also be useful if they happen. Having to pay a subscription every month, even when I'm not in San Felipe, is a major negative.
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