Mexico Senate committees approve telecom, broadcaster reform bill


Mexicao FlagMexico’s Senate has voted in favor of a series of measures meant to open up the country’s currently monopolized broadcast and telecommunications markets.  Mexican Senate committees gave their general approval 7/3 to legislation needed to implement a reform of the phone and TV markets that seeks to rein in telecom tycoon Carlos Slim and broadcaster Televisa.

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Carl has been with RBR-TVBR since 1997 and is currently Managing Director/Senior Editor. Residing in Northern Virginia, he covers the business of broadcasting, advertising, programming, new media and engineering. He’s also done a great deal of interviews for the company and handles our ever-growing stable of bylined columnists.