Mexico considering regulation of OTT market

Monday 20 July 2015 | 10:27 CET | News
Mexico's telecoms watchdog IFT is considering the possibility of regulating over the top (OTT) services provided by platforms such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger in view of their increasing importance in the market, reports El Economista, citing IFT strategic planning coordinator Aldo Sanchez. "OTT services aren't currently regulated like other services and we are working on the relevance of having some form of regulation in this new market," said Sanchez. However, before that occurs, the regulator needs to explore how to obtain accurate data to measure the progress of this market at a

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