Mexico Senate OKs Telecom Competition Bill With Changes

Law360, New York (April 23, 2013, 7:34 PM EDT) -- Mexico's Senate passed a telecommunications reform bill Friday but made some changes to the measure designed to overhaul competition in the sector by creating a new regulator with antitrust authority over the heavily consolidated industry.

Several committees signed off on the proposed constitutional amendments — a key part of recently elected Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's reform agenda —  but made some changes that will require the measure to go back to the House of Deputies for another vote.

Nieto tweeted his appreciation of the senators'...
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