Mexican Antitrust Agency Probes Telecoms

Law360, San Francisco (May 13, 2011, 6:10 PM EDT) -- Mexico's competition watchdog is again turning a critical eye toward the telecommunications industry, revealing Friday it had launched an investigation into possible monopolistic practices in the telephone interconnection market.

The Federal Competition Commission announced the probe in a notice published in the Diario Oficial de la Federación, the country’s daily official government publication.

The investigation will consider potentially monopolistic practices by telecom companies that include raising costs and refusing to sell services to certain parties while giving favorable prices to other parties in an attempt to...
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