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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...

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...

What if IFETEL Mexico unleashes the unseen power of free?

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Technology is a given by Scott McLeod

Photo credit: Technology is a given by Scott McLeod It happened. MVS announced that, as from September 16, 2013, it would start broadcasting the free-to-air TV (FTA TV) channels to Dish subscribers. Televisa and TV Azteca shows have some of the biggest ratings among TV (and Cable) viewers. In some towns, people buy cable service just to watch FTA TV. Under the Mexican Telecom Reform, must-carry...

Mexican Telecom Reform: Where we stand?

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Telecommunication-Antenna__36092 by Emilian Robert Vicol

Photo credit: VIA Telecom Booth by VIA Gallery Maybe you have been following my latest posts on the approval process for amending the Mexican Constitution in relation to Telecom (and anti-trust). If not, I suggest you read How I Learned to Stop Worrying about Telecom and Love the Pact or Don´t Panic: The First-Mover Guide to the New Mexican Telecom Bill. House of Representatives delivered the...

A Tale of Two Bands and other telecom stories

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The first European antenna for ALMA is handed over to the observatory by European Southern Observatory

Photo credit: The first European antenna for ALMA is handed over to the observatory by European Southern Observatory It was the best of times for MVS in 1989, now forth largest telecom operator in Mexico.  By then, it was awarded with a part of the 2.5 Ghz band of the spectrum.  With time, it negotiated and obtained 90% of the band that nobody wanted. Originally planned for microwave CATV, MVS...

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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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