Category: Pay TV

The Federal Telecommunications Institute of Mexico (IFT), on March 2, determined that Grupo Televisa is dominant in pay TV services. This way, one of the first effects is that the company will have to start paying retransmission fees to free-to-air networks. Mexican Telecommunications law establishes that companies declared with substantial power cannot carry FTA channels […]


Mexico’s telecom regulator IFT has decided by majority vote that Grupo Televisa is an economic agent with substantial power in the pay TV market. Grupo Televisa considers that IFT’s decision is “unconstitutional” and announced that it will pursue all options in its defense. In September 2015, IFT had resolved that Grupo Televisa had no substantial power […]