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Roads – Road transport is an important factor to Mexico’s economy. It relies on a network of 370,000 km of roads that connects the country from north to south with their integrated freeways, highways, roads and trails that allow connectivity to almost all locations in the country.The road network consists of 50,000 kilometers of roads of federal jurisdiction which nearly 9,000 are toll roads, as well as approximately 80,000 km of state highways, 170,000 km of rural roads and little more 70,000 km improved gaps. (see appendix for a map) Airport – Mexican airport system consists of 85 airports and 1,385 airfields.34 facilities are managed by concession-holders. The government owned Airports and Auxiliary Services, which also operates several fuel depots across the country, manages or partly operates 26 airports, while 26 other airport facilities are operated by the Ministry of Defense, the navy and municipal authorities.· 12 assigned to Pacific Airport Group (GAP)· 13 at Central-North Airport Group (OMA)· 9 to Southeast Airport Group (ASUR)· 24 are managed by ASA· 27 by the secretaries of National Defense and the Navy, as well as various state and municipal governments. (see appendix for a map) Seaport – Mexico’s coastline is opened to both the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans, it is at the center of global trade routes. Mexican ports have gone through a process of modernizing that has allowed them to significantly increase cargo movement.There are 117 types of port facilities and vocations, including harbors, commercial, industrial counted, oil, fisheries, tourism and military and national security purposes. The common shipping is commercial and oil, Mexico makes a growing activity of international exchange of goods and merchandise with virtually every nation on the planet. (see appendix for a map) Telecommunication – The telecommunications industry is mostly dominated by Telmex (Teléfonos de México) and América Móvil. Telmex has diversified its operations by incorporating Internet service and mobile telephony. Their operations has expanded to Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Ecuador and the United States. (see appendix for a map)According to the 2nd Pillar Infrastructure, Index ranking indicator Mexico is ranked 62 in 2017, 57 in 2017 and 59 in 2015Mexico’s technological readiness is around average capered to the overall GCI which 1-7 and 7 being the best among other countries.Information TechnologyMexico has revamped their infrastructure to appeal to companies to start up their production operations throughout the country. While the motorized, aerospace and electronics industries flourishes in the country, the information technology segment is rapidly progressing as well.Part of Mexico’s push to position, is through ensuring that its citizens are well educated. With many products being mass-produced in Mexico, a high level of technological skill is required, it is important to possess the necessary skills that allows foreign companies the confidence to consider Mexico as a destination.This is especially true for IT companies in Mexico that require not only a highly skilled workforce, but also employees familiar with the ever-changing world of information technology. There are more than 600,000 people in Mexico that holds IT positions due to the 65,000 annual graduates from the country’s engineering and technical institutions. There are 2,000 IT companies doing business in Mexico. Mexico’s dedication to education has become the reason for their quick development in the IT sector in the country.Despite the distinguished growth, the IT sector in Mexico is still secondary to manufacturing. As companies continue to view the country as an ideal location for manufacturing rather than for their IT services. Education has the most importance, and the government has understood that in order to become competitive in the global marketplace, technical ability is becoming a requirement.