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Mexican regulator grants CFE licence to provide telecom services

Thursday 29 August 2019 | 15:07 CET | News
Mexico's Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) announced that the 'CFE Telecomunicaciones e Internet para Todos' subsidiary of the country's Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) has been granted a single concession to provide non-profit telecommunications services and internet access to underserved parts of the country. The concession was requested on 05 August and has been approved to "guarantee the right of access to information and communication technologies, as well as broadcasting and telecommunications services, including broadband and internet," said the regulator.

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Companies: Federal Electricity Commission / IFT
Countries: Mexico
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