Tag Archives: Telmex

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

IFT denies Telmex license to offer pay TV in Mexico

Telmex asked the Mexican Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) for a license to offer pay TV in Mexico since the company will carry out its functional separation, as it was requested by the regulator. However, the IFT denied that request, according to El Universal. In its separation plan, the company requested that the regulator “confirm the [...]

IFT approves Telmex separation plan

Mexico’s Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) approved, with four votes in favor and three against, the functional separation plan of Telmex, according to information published on IFTs website. América Móvil said it will challenge the resolution because it substantially differs from the plan presented by Telmex and Telnor in compliance with IFTs separation order of 2017. [...]

Claro Video adds Crackle in Latin America

Claro Video announced that it will add Crackle, Sonys SVOD service, to its entertainment platform in Latin America. Mexico is the first market to launch the service. José Rivera Font, GM & VP, Digital Networks-Latin America at Sony Pictures Television, will participate in the next edition of NexTV Series Colombia & Andean, the leading conference [...]

Mexico’s IFT closes case against América Móvil

Mexican Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) ruled that América Móvil and its subsidiary Telmex did not engage in monopolistic practices by offering Claro Video streaming service free of charge to its customers, Mexican daily El Universal reported. This way, IFT ordered closing the file. In January 2014, Totaplay (Salinas Group), filed a complaint against América Móvil [...]

IFT asks Telmex to modify functional separation plan

Mexican Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) has asked Telmex to modify its functional separation plan. This way, the regulator delays the company’s plans to enter the pay TV market, as it must first comply with this condition. “In assessing the information and documentation submitted, IFT considered that this proposal should be modified in order to ensure [...]