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With the initial signs of effective reform now reaching the market, the telecommunications sector in Mexico is seeing the competitive progress that has eluded it for several years. The application of the telecommunications reform has translated into clear legislative steps to reduce the market power of long-time dominant player América Móvil....

 

Recent regulatory reforms are starting to produce results in Mexico’s telecoms sector. Although a new legislative bill was signed into law by President Enrique Peña Nieto in June 2013, it was not until mid-2014 that the secondary laws were implemented. The new laws were put in place as a way to curb the supremacy of Amé rica Móvil, which was...

Articles & Analysis | Mexico's IT access expands from The Report: Mexico 2015

 

Fuelled by economic expansion in key sectors, the IT industry is becoming increasingly important for Mexico’s development. Although the segment has had to battle with an underdeveloped telecoms sector, which has translated into low penetration levels for internet and expensive consumer access for services, regulatory changes are bringing about...

Chapter | Telecoms & IT from The Report: Mexico 2015

With the initial signs of effective reform now reaching the market, Mexico’s telecommunications and IT sector is seeing the competitive progress that had eluded it for several years. Although long-time dominant player América Móvil remains the undisputed industry leader, the asymmetric laws introduced by the government are slowly opening the market to more effective competition. This is...

At a time when a number of major Latin American economies, including Brazil and Venezuela, are heading toward recession, Mexico’s economy stands out in the region for its resilience. The country is expected to maintain a solid economic performance in 2015 and beyond, with the IMF estimating GDP growth of 3% and 3.3% in 2015 and 2016, respectively.

La cancha de juego de las teleco mexicanas se está nivelando a medida que el Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT), creado hace poco, trabaja para desmantelar monopolios y permitir que actores más pequeños compitan en el mercado de la telefonía.