Tag

digital tv

d

Mexican telecom watchdog revises TV networks tender program

M
DSC_6391 by Jeff Meyer

Photo credit: DSC_6391 by Jeff Meyer Last January 30, 2014, Mexican telecom watchdog, IFT, revised the tender program for 2 national digital-TV networks. The new program revised 8 locations based on comments from interested parties. The revisions are for coordinates in: a) location 123, channel 42 (638-644 MHz) in Toluca, b) location 124, channel 47 (668-674 MHz) in Toluca, c) location 137...

Coming Next: Mexico to tender 2 D-TV broadcasting networks

C
BT Screens by Jeremy Keith

Photo credit: BT Screens by Jeremy Keith Last December 20, 2013, the IFT, Telecom regulator, published the tender program for two TV broadcasting networks with the location of the TV stations and frequencies to be granted under license. The call is expected by March. IFT acknowledges that commercial free-to-air TV (FTV) has a high concentration with Grupo Televisa (GTV) and Televisión Azteca...

Big data tools needed for implementing the Mexican Telecom Reform

B
server by dariorug

Photo credit: server by dariorug Ibope chooses a group of homes at random to represent the population to obtain data on TV viewers to later report to broadcasters. As reported by Mexican business journal “El Economista“, TV Azteca, second largest broadcasting corporation in Mexico, sued Ibope over the validity of rating results. TV Azteca decided not to bill advertising to its clients...

5 challenges for the new Mexican telecom commissioners

5
~86 TVs by Kevan Davis

Photo credit: ~86 TVs by Kevan Davis Last Tuesday, Mexican Senate confirmed appointment of the 7 commissioners for IFETEL, the new telecom authority in Mexico replacing the COFETEL. Now that the IFETEL has been officially integrated as an autonomous regulator, it is time to catch up with major challenges that have been somehow left behind. Here are some of them. 1. For years, value added services...

Mexican Telecom Reform: The Rise of the STEM Lawyers

M
Dell Tech Camp 2013 by Dell Inc.

Photo credit: Dell Tech Camp 2013 by Dell Inc. The Reform started effects on June 12, 2013. As from this moment, several deadlines were triggered that will define the new telecom and antitrust landscapes: Since June 12, 2013, foreign companies and individuals can invest in telecom companies up to 100%, and 49% in TV/Radio companies (the latter subject to country reciprocity to Mexicans in those...

About Author

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 Us

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox

Join other followers: