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Facebook and the future of antitrust

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I just did not wanted to pass this month to remark on recent events on competition and antitrust in the internet services. I like this quote from Hal Varian “You cannot run out of html”. It shows that internet is a very contestable market, but on the other hand, AI, big data and APIs could difficult access to monetization. Would regulation stop the power of the internet? We need to...

It´s not TV, it´s OTT: Dish lauched HBO Go in Mexico

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If you ever have the opportunity to ask Reed Hastings (@reedhastings), Netflix CEO: “What keeps you awake at night?” Most probably, the answer would be “TV Everywhere”. These days, TV business is trying to figure out how to monetize premium content on a hyper connected sharing economy. Dish Mexico, operated by MVS Comunicaciones, just launched HBO Go as a standalone...

A few Statistitcs from 2015

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The business year ended a couple of weeks ago. A fair year for business in Mexico with the traction provoked by the opening markets (telecom, energy, transport, etc.) Numbers on this blog were good too. Here are some statistics I would like to share with you. The blog had 1.4 Million hits with a more than 86 thousand visitors. This is a slight improvement from previous year. As to the most...

IFTMX said OTT and PaidTV were not created equal

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Last week IFT, telecom antitrust and regulator in Mexico, issued a resolution declaring that Televisa is not dominant in paidTV. The resolution was controversial to many, of course. However, it threw some legal precedents on OTT, for subscription video-on-demand (SVOD). According to IFT, SVOD is not, in terms of relevant market for antitrust proceedings, substitute to paid TV, based on the facts...

#StartupsMX The legal certainty for the rest of us

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FinTech revolution is happening around the world. While sound financial institutions are exploring business possibilities, the real deal is happening in the startup scene. Bitcoin is just one of them. Beyond decentralizing payments system around the world, Bitcoin is set to aid several industries. Legal services are a growing niche. Mifiel is a Guadalajara-based initiative launched by the same...

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Alberto Esenaro

I am a Mexican lawyer with experience in technology, energy, automotive, infrastructure and business. Worked for law firms, international companies and Government bodies on business advice, regulatory compliance and litigation. Follow me at https://mx.linkedin.com/in/albertoesenaro or https://twitter.com/DoBusinessMX

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