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Argentina passes decree repealing 2009 communications law

Friday 8 April 2016 | 11:01 CET | News
Argentina's congress has voted to repeal the Broadcast Media and Telecommunications Law introduced in 2009 by former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, reports the Buenos Aires Herald. In a stormy session held on 06 April, members of the ruling Mauricio Macri administration ratified the emergency decrees passed in December that amended the previous Broadcast Media Law, which included provisions preventing cable TV companies from surpassing 35 percent of the market share. The decrees repealed the anti-trust measures and merged the communications and telecoms regulators AFSCA and AFTIC

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