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Argentine congress approves creation of new regulator

Monday 29 February 2016 | 14:50 CET | News
The special bicameral committee of the Argentine congress has approved the creation of the new National Communications Regulatory Body (Enacom), reports the Buenos Aires Herald. Enacom, which took over the roles of the communications watchdog AFSCA and telecoms regulator AFTIC, was set up at the beginning of January in an emergency decree, which has now received its first congressional approval. Another of President Mauricio Macri's emergency decrees repealed the Broadcast Media Law, which prevented cable TV companies from surpassing 35 percent of the market share.

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