Tag Archives: Media Law

New Uruguay Government prepares changes in the telecommunications area

New Uruguays President, Luis Lacalle Pou, presented a new project to be applied from next March 1st, when starting his presidential term. Titled Uruguay seguro, transparente y de oportunidades, the initiative suggest to make changes in the current telecommunications legislation and other areas, and consists of 10 sections and more than 400 articles.  The initiative [...]

Uruguayan cable operators to debate about the country’s TV industry

Reinventing the box, event in which Uruguayan cable TV operators Montecable, Nuevo Siglo and TCC met Uruguayan and regional TV industry leaders to present, debate and propose ideas based on the new realities of consumer spending. entertainment and the different regulatory contexts, has been developed on Wednesday, March 13th at the Sofitel Hotel in Montevideo, [...]

Uruguay’s Supreme Court declared unconstitutional four articles of the Media Law due to claim from DirecTV

  The Supreme Court of Uruguay declared unconstitutional four articles of the still unregulated Audiovisual Communication Services Law, revised following a resource by DTH operator DirecTV (AT&T).   Three of the articles were censored partially while number 55, concerning a maximum of subscribers that the Media Law intended to impose on service providers, was dismissed [...]