Axtel Comments on Mexican Supreme Court Decision Regarding Interconnection Rates

  Axtel Comments on Mexican Supreme Court Decision Regarding Interconnection
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SAN PEDRO GARZA GARCIA, Mexico -- March 11, 2013

Axtel, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: AXTELCPO; OTC: AXTLY) (“AXTEL” or “the Company”),
a Mexican telecommunications company, today announced the Company’s position
regarding the Mexican Supreme Court of Justice (“SCJN”) decision with respect
to the interconnection rates’ constitutional cases between AXTEL and
Radiomovil Dipsa S.A. de C.V. (“Telcel”), for the 2005-2007 period, and its
subsidiary Avantel, S. de R.L. de C.V. (“Avantel”) and Telcel for the
2005-2010 period.

As discussions at the SCJN concluded last week, the Company commented that the
SCJN resolutions do not represent any financial impact to AXTEL, as the
Company already paid the high “calling-party pays” termination rates
established by the Federal Telecommunications Commission (“Cofetel”) during
the 2005-2007 period.

The Company went on to say that as a result of the SCJN decisions, the
interconnection rates for AXTEL and Telcel for the 2008-2010 period must be
determined by Cofetel based on applicable legislation. The Company will issue
additional comments once these rates are resolved by Cofetel.

About AXTEL

AXTEL is a Mexican telecommunications company with significant growth in the
broadband segment, and one of the leading companies in information and
communication technologies solutions in the corporate, financial and
government sectors. The Company serves all market segments - corporate,
financial, government, wholesale and residential with the most robust offering
of integrated communications services in Mexico. Its world-class network
consists of different access technologies like fiber optic, fixed wireless
access, point to point and point to multipoint links, in order to offer
solutions tailored to the needs of its customers.

AXTEL's shares, represented by Ordinary Participation Certificates or CPOs,
trade on the Mexican Stock Exchange under the symbol 'AXTELCPO' since 2005.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains certain forward-looking statements regarding the future
events or the future financial performance of AXTEL that are made pursuant to
the safe harbor for forward-looking statements provided by the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements reflect
management's current views with respect to future events or financial
performance, and are based on management's current assumptions and information
currently available and are not guarantees of the Company's future
performance. The timing of certain events and actual results could differ
materially from those projected or contemplated by the forward-looking
statements due to a number of factors including, but not limited to those
inherent to operating in a highly regulated industry, strong competition,
commercial and financial execution, economic conditions, among others.

Contact:

Axtel, S.A.B. de C.V.
Investor Relations
Adrian de los Santos, +52(81) 8114-1128
IR@axtel.com.mx
 
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