This publication reviews the telecommunication market in Mexico, examines the current policy and regulatory framework of the sector and puts forward proposals for reform in order to develop competition in the market.
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Executive summary: An overall assessment Chapter 1. The telecommunication sector in Mexico -The national context for telecommunications policies -Telecommunication market participants, market performance and the regulatory regime -Development of competition Chapter 2. Regulatory structures and their reform -Regulatory institutions -The regulatory regime -Regulations and related policy instruments in the telecommunication sector -Regulation of interconnection -Price regulation -Competition policy -Convergence in communication markets -Next generation access -Quality of service -Resource issues (spectrum, infrastructure sharing) -Universal service -International aspects -Consumer protection and empowerment -Streamlining regulation and application of competition principles Chapter 3. Review of telecommunication policy and regulation in Mexico Conclusions and recommendations Annex A. Regulatory decisions and the judicial process (2005-10) Annex B. Ofcom vs. Cofetel: Competencies in telecommunications and spectrum policy Annex C. Estimation of loss in consumer surplus resulting from excessive pricing