Mexican Court Invalidates “Televisa Law”

Law360, New York (June 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Mexico's two broadcasting giants received a blow this week when the country's Supreme Court invalidated numerous provisions of a telecommunications law that would have given them added power.

The Federal Law on Radio and Television, dubbed the “Televisa Law” by its critics, was said to favor Grupo Televisa and TV Azteca, which together control about 90% of the Mexican market.

However, the Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously struck down a provision that would have allowed television and radio broadcasters to use spectrum freed up by improved...
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