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Mexico limits access to content by dominant operators

Monday 2 June 2014 | 12:44 CET | News
Mexico's Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) established that dominant operators in the telecommunications sector may not acquire exclusive transmission rights anywhere in the country on Relevant Audiovisual Content. When such content is exclusively contracted by dominant operators, it allows them to strengthen their position in terms of audience and limits other market participants to compete effectively, the regulator said. The IFT banned dominant operators from buying exclusive rights to broadcast the final stages of the World Cup football tournament and Olympics ceremonies, as well

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: America Movil
Countries: Mexico
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