Mexican regulator says OTT providers not under pay-TV law

Tuesday 11 August 2015 | 12:46 CET | News
Mexico's Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) has decided that OTT services will not be regulated under the same terms as traditional pay-TV services, daily Cronica reports. According to the regulator, the features of OTT services do not allow them to be considered a TV service. Also, the services provided over public telecommunications networks, such as pay-TV and mobile and fixed telephony, differ from applications and content available on the internet. The IFT points out that OTT services do not match the description in the law on what should be considered pay-TV via satellite, cable

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