Don´t Panic: The First-Mover Guide to the New Mexican Telecom Bill


Photo credit: Firefox Mobile by Johan Larsson It happened Sunday just before midnight. Politicians from The Pact for Mexico, this is, an alliance made by major political parties for debating amendments to structural laws in Mexico, agreed on a Telecom Bill to be presented to the Mexican Congress. Yesterday, at noon, The Pact for Mexico and the Federal Government made a press event to officially...

How I Learned to Stop Worrying about Telecom and Love the Pact


Photo credit: Internet café by Jared Tarbell This post is far from being a black humor political satire. In case you missed it, on December 3, 2012 members from 3 leading political parties signed the Pact for Mexico. This Pact is a pre-agreement on backbone amendments to promote Mexico´s growing. In telecom, we find very interesting public policies that could boost that and other industries: 1...

A Tale of Two Bands and other telecom stories

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...

Mexican Federalism and the Digital Age

Mexican Symbol by bradleyolin

Photo credit: Mexican Symbol by bradleyolin Mexico, as other many countries is organised as a Republic, with three levels of government (Federation, State and Municipalities), and different branches each (Executive, Legislature and Judiciary). That system of checks and balances, credited mainly to Montesquieu, is reflected in all terms of organization of the State, including the digital...

Mexican Supreme Court rules on Digital TV Decree

"End Piece by Kevan Davis "

Photo credit: “End Piece by Kevan Davis” It was Administration of Ex-President Vicente Fox that set digital TV transition from July 2004 to December 31, 2021.  However, Administration of President Felipe Calderon decided to shut analog TV earlier. Exactly on December 31, 2015. Reducing 6 years in technology is a serious discussion. Mexican Government decided that Digital TV transition...

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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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