| Agustin Bertran | May 23rd, 2019
Salvadoran Competition Superintendence (SC) declared ‘inadmissible’ the economic concentration request that America Movil submitted on March 5th to buy Telefonica’s shares in El Salvador, after the announcement made in January on the agreement to buy Telefonica’s subsidiary in the country for USD 315 million.According to an official statement from the SC, America Movil was notified about the decision last April 29th. As established on Salvadoran laws, America Movil has the right to start a new process in order to request the authorization for the transaction, and notified it will proceed this way, as reported on May 15th.In case the company asks a new concentration request with Telefonica, the SC will continue this process based on a technical, legal and economic analysis, with the aim of  ensuring competition in the country, as established on Competition Law’s articles 31 to 35. As m...

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| May 22nd, 2019

FTA TV, between the linear and on demand model

During the first day of the Nextv Series Argentina event, the leading conference that took place on May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, organized by Dataxis, the panel ...
| May 21st, 2019

OTTs offer a new alternative model to pay TV

During the first Nextv Series Argentina’s day, the conference that took place on May 14th and 15th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Buenos Aires, the ‘OTT Pay TV: skinny bundles and add-on channels...
| May 20th, 2019

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| May 17th, 2019

Millicom finishes its Telefonica’s acquisition in Nicaragua

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