Tag Archives: América Móvil

Economic concentration between America Movil and Telefonica in El Salvador is declared ‘inadmissible’ again

Salvadoran Competence Superintendence (SC) declared the economic merger request presented by America Movil as inadmissible, aimed at acquiring the necessary share capital to control Telefonicas operations in El Salvador. The resolution was pronounced by the entity on Monday, August 26th, and the economic agents involved were notified on Wednesday, August 28th. America Movil submitted this [...]

America Movil expects to offer pay TV in Mexico at the end of the year

America Movil expects the Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) to approve the request to offer pay TV in the country. Daniel Hajj, CEO of the company, informed in an analysts conference that they hope to have the license before the end of the year. The executive mentioned that the regulator is making an internal review [...]

Carlos Slim Domit questions competition dynamics in Mexico

Carlos Slim Domit, America Movil Board of Directors Chairman, made critics on todays pay TV prices in Mexico and said that, with the lack of competition in the area, prices have increased in a considerable way, while telephony and Internet are maintaining cheaper rates than in the US. Telcel and Telmex, by investing in towns [...]

America Movil request authorization to offer pay TV in Mexico again

America Movil sent a formal request to the Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT), in which it asks the regulator  to get authorized to enter the TV market in the country again, either via satellite or internet. Some of the arguments presented by the company in the request were that enabling TV access for any of [...]

America Movil’s request to acquire Telefonica in El Salvador is declared ‘inadmissible’

Salvadoran Competition Superintendence (SC) declared inadmissible the economic concentration request that America Movil submitted on March 5th to buy Telefonicas shares in El Salvador, after the announcement made in January on the agreement to buy Telefonicas subsidiary in the country for USD 315 million. According to an official statement from the SC, America Movil was [...]

America Movil wants to come to terms with Brazilian ISPs to offer pay TV and telephony

As it was reported in the conference where America Movil presented its quarterly results report, the company wants to agree with Brazilian ISPs that do not offer convergent services yet. We are talking with them to offer pay TV and mobile telephony, said the Mexican groups COO, Oscar Von Hauske,and, although he did not confirm [...]

America Movil requests license in Mexico with Claro TV

Newspaper El Economista reported that América Móvil asked the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) for a pay TV license in Mexico through a new subsidiary called Claro TV S.A. de C.V. -same brand that it uses in the region- and not through its mobile subsidiary Telcel (Radiomovil Dipsa), as it had previously transcended The IFT had [...]

Claro requests authorization to merger with Telefonica in El Salvador

Competition Superintendence of El Salvador received a request for the economic concentration authorization between America Movil (Claro) and Telefonica in that country. Nelson Guzman Mendoza, president of the entity, informed that a technical, legal and financial analysis of the proposals will be carried out, so that both companies can finalize their merger after the purchase [...]

America Movil confirmed it requested a pay TV license in Mexico through Telcel

Daniel Hajj, America Movil General Director, pointed that to give pay TV, we have already sent our request. It is under review at the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT), as reported on Wednesday in a conference call with analysts. Mobile subsidiary Telcel -through its legal name, Radiomóvil Dipsa-, has already started procedures to avoid the prohibition [...]

America Movil subsidiary requested Pay TV license in Mexico

An America Movil subsidiary -the group that also includes Telmex- would have requested at the end of 2018 to the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) the authorization to offer video and “restricted television” (pay TV) in Mexico, according to what business local newspaper El Economista reported. The newspaper also supports that “several sources consulted on regulation [...]