Mexico's competition regulator is investigating whether a tie-up between Telmex (TMX), the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Mexico's competition regulator is investigating whether a tie-up between Telmex (TMX), the country's largest home-phone network, and pay TV company EchoStar (SATS) has given Carlos Slim, the world's richest man, a backdoor entry to the television market. Telmex rivals have loudly complained for years that the partnership is improper; Telmex insists that it only has a narrow deal.