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#HackTelecomMexico Telecom Antitrust: The devil is in the due process

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Infinitum by Alberto Esenaro

Photo credit: Infinitum box by Alberto Esenaro   #HackTelecomMexico is a series of posts exploring the new Telecom Bill, in discussion at the Mexican Congress. Follow the series here “In Law, deadlines are fatal”, you learn that in Law School. No matter what type of process, they are fatal. Here is another one. “Due process of law”. Any act of authority has to follow...

Mexico Consumer Entertainment Spend Grows Rapidly; Now at 4.5 Billion USD

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Television Face Close-up by Martin Howard

Television Face Close-up by Martin Howard According to research from Futuresource Consulting, consumer spending on video and TV entertainment in Mexico reached USD 4.2 billion in 2013, recording a 9% growth. The company is also optimistic and expects more growth this year, enabling the market to reach USD 4.5 billion in 2014. The company’s senior market analyst Joanna Wright commented...

As expected, Mexican telecom operators are showing tough love

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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...

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...

TelecomMexico is granted with operator license

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DSCN0107.JPG by James Stewart

Photo credit: DSCN0107.JPG by James Stewart Telecomunicaciones de Mexico (TelecomMexico) obtained a telecom license on September 5, 2013, and the title has been published on the Federal Official Gazette on December 20, 2013. This license has the purpose of operating a 15,000 miles of optical fiber from a government-owned public backbone. TelecomMexico will co-operate with private operator through...

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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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