Mexico ICT Articles & Analysis

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After several years of expansion, Mexico’s IT sector now makes up 6-7% of GDP, and this is expected to grow rapidly as constitutional reforms reshape the industry. The sector combines positive and negative forces. On one hand, its growth has been exponential, attracting foreign companies and allowing a domestic industry to emerge. On the other...

 

Included in the telecoms sector’s reform, Mexico’s broadcasting market is set for a major transformation. New regulations allowing foreign ownership, a stringent reining in of dominant market players and a move towards digital terrestrial TV are set to change the entire environment. Although less dynamic than TV, radio and press remain...

Why was a new regulator needed, and what powers does this agency have over its predecessor?

 

After years of underinvestment and a market structure that has stifled service penetration, Mexico’s telecoms sector is undergoing reform. Legislation to reduce the influence of dominant players is being implemented, and the authorities hope to have an impact on prices and facilitate wider access. The benefits of the legislative revamp might...

How big is the potential of the information technology (IT) services market?

Chapter | ICT & Media from The Report: Mexico 2014

The telecoms industry, which includes fixed and mobile communications as well as pay TV, saw its revenues expand from $26.6bn in 2009 to $34.7bn at the end of 2013. After years of underinvestment and a market structure that has stifled service penetration, a reform to reduce the influence of dominant players in the telecoms market is set to increase competition, facilitate wider access and put...