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As expected, Mexican telecom operators are showing tough love

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a phone in love #

a phone in love #<3 #bychance #haphazard by Franz Schuier IFT started a process to declare which telecom operators are preponderant and could be subject to assymetric regulation or de-invest rulings. Recently, Telmex announced a spin-off of some real estate and leasing corporations. A Televisa subsidiary, obtained an injunction from a Federal judge to stop the spin-off, as it considers it is a...

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

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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...

All I wanted for Christmas was the telecom legislation: Now what?

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christmas by Joe Buckingham

Photo credit: christmas by Joe Buckingham Christmas wish list of many had the enacting of Mexican telecom legislation on time (December 9, 2013). By now, we know for sure that the Congress missed that important date set in the transitory articles of the Telecom Reform. The legislation is in discussion and could be approved by Q1 2014. So what are the legal consequences for the Congress or the...

Big data tools needed for implementing the Mexican Telecom Reform

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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...

Does MVS have the edge on the Mexican Telecom Reform?

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Ambience: Watcha Watchin? by Dennis Hamilton

Photo credit: Ambience: Watcha Watchin? by Dennis Hamilton MVS, one of the relevant telecom players in Mexico, has just won an spectrum license back in Court. MVS, formerly owned 90% of the 2.5 GHz Band, and used it for cable and other satellite services. MVS has settled with MInistry of Communications (SCT) for keeping 30% of this Band. Rest of the Band will be auctioned during 2014, even though...

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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.

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