Tag Archives: Telmex

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 [...]

Telmex should be allowed to offer pay TV in Mexico, according to OECD

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said that Mexican regulator IFT should assess the entry of Telmex into pay TV as soon as possible, following the successful implementation of its functional separation. This way, the company could offer pay TV and compete with rivals by offering a full bundle of services, once it [...]

SKY Mexico to offer triple play

Mexican DTH operator SKY (Televisa) will start offering telephony and Internet services in September in Mexico City and Toluca, SKYs General Manager, Alexandre Penna, said in a conference with analysts. Penna said they are working on this project, despite the obstacles they faced to access the infrastructure of Telmex (America Movil), El Universal reported. “We [...]

Telmex fined over agreements with Dish

The Federal Institute of Telecommunications (IFT) of Mexico fined Telmex MX$ 5.3 million (USD 286,000) for failing to comply with the terms of its concession due to its agreements with DTH operator Dish Mexico. The telecommunications company said it will appeal the decision. In a statement, the regulator explained that Telmex entered into a series of [...]

América Móvil pidió poder ofrecer TV paga en México en su reporte trimestralAmerica Movil requested to be able to offer Pay-TV in Mexico in its trimestral report

La compañía de telecomunicaciones América Móvil de México pidió en su tercer reporte trimestral estar habilitado para ofrecer servicios de TV paga en ese país justificado en la ampliación de su competencia, AT&T y Telefónica, en el mercado de telecomunicaciones local. Es esencial que se le conceda a América Móvil la concesión para ofrecer servicios [...]

En 60 días se sabrá el precio regulado para la utilización por parte de terceros de la red de Telmex de México para dar telefonía, Internet y TV paga60 days to know the regulated price for third parties to use Mexican Telmex's network to provide telephony, Internet and pay-TV

Las empresas de telecomunicaciones en México podrán comenzar a utilizar la red de fibra óptica de la compañía Teléfonos de México (Telmex, de Carlos Slim) para brindar servicios de telefonía, Internet y TV paga en un futuro. Gabriel Contreras, Presidente del Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT), sostuvo que esto sería efectivo en tres años aproximadamente [...]