Mexico cracks down on cheap mobile phone network

A grassroots mobile phone network built in rural Mexico has become a lifeline between indigenous communities and the rest of the world.

    A grassroots mobile phone network built in rural Mexico has become a lifeline between indigenous communities and the rest of the world. But Mexican authorities say the ultra-low-cost service could be in violation of federal telecommunication laws.

    Al Jazeera's Manuel Rapalo reports from Oaxaca.


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