BY RONALD BUCHANAN
MEXICO CITY — Mexico's wireless market bounded head in the third quarter. The number of lines rose by 21.3 percent year-on-year while there was 54.7 percent growth in air time, the regulator Cofetel reported.
Yet Telcel's market dominance was scarcely dented. Telcel is the local unit of América Móvil, controlled by Carlos Slim -- the wealthiest entrepreneur in Latin America and, by some accounts, the world.
TELCEL AND MOVISTAR
Telcel has a 74 percent market share, compared with 17 percent for its leading competitor Movistar, a unit of Spain's Telefónica Móviles. Niche...