Feb. 2, 2012, 8:44 AMMexico's antitrust commission rejects an attempt by the country's two top broadcasters to join forces in a mobile-phone company and challenge telecommunications mogul Carlos Slim (TMX). Televisa (TV) sought to acquire a 50% stake for $1.6B in Iusacell, a small mobile-phone company owned by Ricardo Salinas, who also controls TV Azteca (AZTEF.PK), Mexico's no. 2 broadcaster. | Comment!
Aug. 19, 2011, 3:15 PMCarlos Slim's America Movil (AMX) may sidestep a $1B fine from Mexican regulators for anti-competitive behavior, as a ruling due in September now appears likely to be delayed. Regulators have accused the Latin American wireless giant of misusing subsidiary Telmex's (TMX) wireline infrastructure to stifle competition. | Comment!
Aug. 2, 2011, 4:20 PM
Aug. 1, 2011, 5:02 PMCarlos Slim's Armerica Movil (AMX) is looking to acquire the 40% of wireline subsidiary Telmex (TMX) that it doesn't already own, for $8.8B. Like many wireline carriers around the world, Telmex's voice business has struggled to deal with competition from mobile and voice-over-IP services. | Comment!
Jul. 14, 2011, 2:08 PM
Jul. 12, 2011, 4:58 PMMexico'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. | 1 Comment
Mar. 9, 2011, 12:09 PMIt may be as a spin-off or separately run unit, but Carlos Slim's Telmex (TMX -2.1%) is splitting in two, establishing a new company to handle rural investments, where the company says it's often operating at a loss. Rivals complain that access to Slim's telecom networks is too pricey, while Slim argues they need to establish their own infrastructure, particuarly in the hard-to-reach areas. | Comment!
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