Mexico has one of the most developed telephone systems in the western hemisphere. The company that dominates the telephone industry in Mexico is Telmex. In Baja the company is called TELNOR (TELÉFONOS DEL NOROESTE) and offers telephone service, high speed internet, and telephone and computer hardware.
1. HOW TO CONTACT THE MEXICO TELEPHONE COMPANY (TELNOR)
To contact TELNOR from any Telnor landline
Or from any other phone
Toll Free within Mexico 01 800 123-2222
Learn how to dial phone numbers in Mexico
2. YOUR MEXICO TELEPHONE BILL AND HOW TO PAY IT
You can pay directly at their office at the teller or ATM, or pay at a designated collection facility such as banks, convenience stores and supermarkets. You may chose to have a professional service pay for your Mexico utilities, which we highly recommend.
You may also check your bill and pay online by registering on their website CLICK HERE
3. HOW TO SIGN UP FOR THE MEXICO TELEPHONE COMPANY (TELNOR)
To sign up for Mexico Telephone service you need to go to one of their offices with the following requirements:
- Picture ID
- Proof of address (Electric Bill, Water Bill or Tax Bill)
- Pay for installation cost (If any)
TELNOR has different prices depending on what you subscribe to, they offer both Internet and Phone service together in packages and they usually waive the installation fees. They also offer the services separately. Learn about Internet Service in Mexico.
Prices for their combo packages can be found on TELNORs website, CLICK HERE
4. MEXICO TELEPHONE COMPANY LOCATIONS
5. OTHER TELEPHONE SERVICE PROVIDERS IN MEXICO
IZZI (formerly Cablemas) offers combo packages for phone, internet and TV service, to see the price of their combo package CLICK HERE.
Axtel offers unlimited high speed and wireless Internet access, phone and TV service. CLICK HERE to visit their website.
6. SET UP A U.S. NUMBER IN MEXICO
As an alternative to the phone company, more and more people are using their computers for telephone calls. If you want to maintain a U.S. phone number in Mexico you have some options to keep in touch with family and friends without additional cost for them and at a very low price.
As an example, you can get a Vonage account and you can set up a United States number in any area code you wish and use the Internet to place and receive telephone calls. You just need to have high speed Internet service in Mexico.
You can also use Magic-Jack in Mexico. This is a little USB device which you can hook up to your computer’s USB port and then plug a home telephone into the other end of the Magic-Jack. This is a very inexpensive service where you just pay a very low fee for a whole year.