Televisa and Telmex on two legs after Watchdog resolutions

The power of television by Clemens v. Vogelsang

Photo credit: The power of television by Clemens v. Vogelsang A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the titanic tasks that the Mexican telecom regulator had to achieve according to the recent constitutional telecom reform. One of those tasks was to declare preponderant operators for telecom and broadcasting, and imposing asymmetric regulation or ordering separation and/or disinvesting. Despite the...

Is there a “Slim” chance that the Mexican Telecom Reform is implemented?

Broadband Commission for Digital Development by itupictures

Photo credit: Broadband Commission for Digital Development by itupictures I was asked this very question by Ralph Watzke, a Canadian lawyer. It is understandable that the presence of telecom mogul Carlos Slim, could decrease the expectations of investors, and force them to wait and see. In the past, I represented the telecom industry, but neither Telmex nor Telcel in particular. Despite I am not...

Mexican Senate vs. Blackberry and Telcel Services

blackberry by marissa anderson

Photo credit: blackberry by marissa anderson Mexican Senate approved on October 12, a motion to formally request Telecommunications Commission (COFETEL) and Ministry of Communications and Transports (SCT) to impose fines to mobile operators that use Blackberry devices. This fine is based on the grounds that mobile operators did not answered correctly to the Research-in-Motion (RIM) server problem...

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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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