Tag Archives: MVS

IFT requests USD 3.2 million from MVS to broadcast with a FTA channel in CDMX

Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) defined that Comband S.A. de CV, a subsidiary to which MVS Comunicaciones transferred its restricted TV concession titles in 2015, must pay a  USD 3.2 million restitution to begin its FTA TV broadcasts in Mexico City and 17 other municipalities of the country through its own digital TV channel. Comband has [...]

IFT grants MVS a FTA channel in CDMX

Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) extended and modified pay TV spectrum concession of Comband SA de CV , MVS subsidiary, which will allow it to have its own FTA channel in Mexico City and the metropolitan area. The regulator has not assigned the chanels frequency yet, which will be independent from MVS-TV, a digital network located [...]

MVS wins Supreme Court support for FTA TV in CDMX

Mexicos Supreme Court of Justice (SCJN) ruled in favor of MVS Comunicaciones, which wants to provide free-to-air TV in Mexico City, with the 52Mx channel. This is the most important FTA market in the country. For the second time, the Justice ruled in favor of MVS, which had filed a protective action against the Telecommunications [...]

MVS will have a DTT channel in Mexico City

MVS Communications will enter the free-to-air market in Mexico City. In June, regulator IFT authorized the transmission of channel 52MX using the frequency 6.4 that belongs to Multimedios, El Economista reported. IFTs approval comes after four years of dispute for regulatory issues related to MVSs concession title and a conflict with the regulator in 2014 [...]

América Móvil gets approval to buy spectrum from MVS

Mexican Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) has authorized Telcel (América Móvil) to buy 60 Mhz of spectrum in the 2.5 GHz band from Grupo MVS. In a statement, América Móvil said it expects to complete the acquisition during the second quarter of 2017. The 2.5 Ghz band is used for next generation mobile services, including the [...]

Telcel acquires MVS spectrum in 2.5 Ghz band

Mexican mobile operator Telcel (América Móvil) announced an agreement to acquire 60 MHz in the 2.5 GHz band from MVS, for mobile services in various regions of the country. The amount of the transaction was not disclosed. América Móvil said in a statement that the agreement executed is subject to certain corporate and regulatory conditions, [...]

Fox+ to launch platform through the internet independent from Pay-TV with Dish OTT in Mexico

  US broadcaster Fox Networks Group Latin America announced through a press release that it will launch for the first time access to its Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) platform Fox+ for broadband clients and independently from Pay-TV operations through Dish OTT (MVS-Echostar) in Mexico.   As a first step in a strategy that seeks [...]

Televisa consolidates itself as market leader in Mexico but has not the highest growth according to Dataxis

  According to Dataxis new report, the Mexican Pay-TV market grew by 9% in the fourth quarter (4Q) of 2015, when compared to the same period of 2014. Furthermore, Pay-TV household penetration increased from 53% in 2014 to 56.8% in 2015. Even though Televisa is the group with the highest market share in the country, [...]

MVS de México no descarta ir por TV abierta pero prioriza TV pagaMVS from Mexico does not discard going for Free-To-Air TV but prioritizes Pay-TV

La compañía de medios MVS Comunicaciones de México, dueño del 51% de la empresa de DTH Dish y operador de siete canales de TV por suscripción, aseguró que no descartan incursionar en la licitación de canales de TV abierta aunque definieron que su prioridad es la TV paga. Además, analizan una asociación público-privada en conjunto [...]