Dish Mexico, Telmex fined MXN 57.4 mln for billing tie-up

Monday 12 January 2015 | 09:14 CET | News
Mexican telecoms regulator IFT has fined fixed line operator Telmex and satellite TV provider Dish a total of MXN 57.4 million for failing to fully reveal the details of a billing and marketing tie-up between them. The companies had an agreement in place to issue a single invoice for shared services but competitors such as TV Azteca and Grupo Televisa complained to the regulator about their relationship on the grounds that Telmex wasn't licensed to offer broadcast or pay-TV services and that the deal was a "de facto partnership." According to separate statements issued by Telmex and Dish, the

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: General
Companies: America Movil / IFT / Televisa / Telmex / TV Azteca
Countries: Mexico
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Telmex fined MXN 5.4 for violating public TV concession

Published 06 Apr 2017 11:06 CET | Mexico
Mexican telecoms regulator IFT said it fined America Movil's fixed-line unit Telmex MXN 5.4 million for violating the terms of ...

Dish Mexico offers HBO Go to all broadband users 

Published 08 Jan 2016 09:27 CET | Mexico
Satellite TV provider Dish Mexico has reached a partnership with HBO to give its broadband subscribers access the HBO Go VoD ...

Telefonica Mexico unit handed record fine for dropped calls

Published 10 Nov 2015 10:43 CET | Mexico
Mexico's telecoms watchdog has imposed a record fine of MXN 410.9 million on Pegaso Tecnologia, a unit of Spain's Telefonica, on ...

IFT to probe Telmex-Dish tie-up, online news service

Published 26 Aug 2015 09:20 CET | Mexico
America Movil has announced that Mexican telecoms regulator IFT has launched an investigation into the relationship between its ...

IFT decides not to reapply MXN 12 bln Telcel fine - report

Published 24 Jun 2015 11:06 CET | Mexico
Mexico's Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) has decided not to reapply a fine of MXN 11.9 billion imposed on the mobile ...

Mexican regulator orders Telmex to issue clearer bills

Published 24 Mar 2015 14:55 CET | Mexico
Mexican telecoms regulator IFT has ordered fixed line operator Telmex to issue phone bills with far clearer and more detailed ...

IFT announces consultation on interconnection points

Published 21 Jan 2015 11:30 CET | Mexico
Mexican telecommunications regulator IFT announced plans to hold a public consultation on the draft proposal regarding ...

Mexican regulator fines Telmex MXN 657 million

Published 10 Nov 2014 22:32 CET | Mexico
Mexican fixed line operator Telmex has been fined MXN 657 million for monopolistic practices against rival operator Axtel, Terra ...

Mexican regulator fines Telmex MXN 49.3 million

Published 01 Oct 2014 14:16 CET | Mexico
Mexico's Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) has fined Telefonos de Mexico (Telmex) MXN 49.3 million for monopolistic ...

Dish Mexico denies market concentration with Telmex

Published 03 Jul 2014 16:03 CET | Mexico
Pay-TV operator Dish México denied reports that stated it has an illegal market concentration with compatriot fixed telephony ...

IFT probes alleged alliance between Dish, Telmex

Published 27 May 2014 10:04 CET | Mexico
Mexican telecom regulator IFT recently sent various notifications to Dish and Telmex concerning a case under investigation ...

Telmex could start offering TV services in 2015

Published 17 Mar 2014 15:30 CET | Mexico
Telefonos de Mexico (Telmex) may start offering TV services in 2015, when the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) will ...

TV Azteca claims Telmex's Uno TV illegal

Published 14 Jan 2014 16:01 CET | Mexico
Mexico's Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) will soon examine the possible illegality of Uno TV, Telmex's internet ...