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Court dismisses Televisa dominant player ruling - report

Friday 20 January 2017 | 09:25 CET | News
A Mexican court has dismissed a ruling that declared broadcaster Grupo Televisa did not have substantial power in the pay-TV market, according to two unnamed sources cited by Reuters. The decision upholds appeals from rivals against a 2015 ruling by the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT), meaning the regulator is required to issue a new decision potentially leading to stricter rules against Televisa, said the sources. Back in 2015 the IFT concluded that Televisa could not be considered a dominant player because rivals such as Megacable and Dish were increasing subscribers, resulting

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Cablevision / IFT / Megacable / Telecable / Televisa
Countries: Mexico
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