Monday , November 30 2020

The Federal Telecommunications Institute will renew its concessions to Televisa



Televisa He reported that the Federal Telecommunication Institute (IFT) has renewed the company's open television concessions for 20 years.

"IFT has approved the renewal of the so-called broadcast television concessions The Stars, Channel 5, Channel 9, TV Forum and many local channels, For a period of 20 years as of the date of expiry, "said Televisa.

The company said that 60% of the concession program was in the process of renewal of concessions in recent months by the competent authorities.

"The television stations 225, with which Televisa has several renewals, and the last one by the Ministry of Communication and Transport (SCT) in 2006."

Since 2014, the process of extending concessions has been in force, this is the first time that the television station has received such a comprehensive review and which obliges the authorities to regulate compliance with concessions by the concessionaires.

"Two of them are two autonomous agencies, the National Electoral Institute and IFT, and the Federal Directorate, the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Public Finance and the SCT."

Televisa stressed that it had to meet the electoral, financial, technical, programming, legal and economic requirements to achieve the expansion, to promote the launch of digital transmission for six years and to close the analogue signal, "when originally designed for 2021."

When the television is notified by the controller, the appropriate fee will be paid to the Federal Treasury.


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