On April 13, 2021, the Senate approved, in general, an amendment to the Federal Telecommunications and Broadcasting Law, which implies the creation of a National Registry of Mobile Telephony Users (the “Registry”). With a very close vote, it was decided to approve the creation of a Register that will contain biometric, fingerprint and personal data […]
On January 12, 2021, the Reform Decree was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation (“DOF”), which adds a section IV to subsection A) and section IV of item B) of Article 298 of the Federal Telecommunications and Broadcasting Law (the “Reform Decree”).
At the morning conference on January 7, 2021, the President of the Mexican Republic, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, stated his intention to present a reform initiative to eliminate several autonomous agencies, including the Federal Telecommunications Institute (“IFT”) and the National Institute of Access to Public Information, in order to reduce public spending.
The PJF definitively confirms the legality and constitutionality of the tender for the Shared Telecommunications Network.
The constitutional reform on telecommunications, published in June 2013, established the obligation for the federal executive to install a shared wholesale public network.
Last September 12, 2019, Senator Ricardo Monreal Ávila, member of the MORENA parliamentary group, presented in the Senate an initiative to reform the Value Added Tax Law and the Federal Telecommunications and Broadcasting Law.