Mexico Backs down from Telecom, Internet Limits

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The Mexican government’s bid to tighten control over use of the Internet has triggered anti-censorship protests. With the public backlash being so intense, the country’s ruling party has backed down. CCTV’s John Holman reports from Mexico City.

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Mexico Backs down from Telecom, Internet Limits

Mexico Backs down from Telecom, Internet Limits

The Mexican government's bid to tighten control over use of the Internet is triggering anti-censorship protests. The public backlash has been so intense, the country's ruling party is backing down. CCTV's John Holman from Mexico City.

Meanwhile, Mexico’s lawmakers are debating how to regulate the telecommunications sector. Two companies dominate the sector: Telmex, owned by the former world’s richest man, Carlos Slim, and Grupo Televisa, the world’s largest Spanish broadcaster. CCTV’s Franc Contreras reports.

Follow Franc Contreras on Twitter@FrancMex

Mexico Telecom Reform: Debate over Regulation

Mexico Telecom Reform: Debate over Regulation

Meanwhile, Mexico's lawmakers are debating how to regulate the telecommunications sector. Two companies dominate the sector: Telmex, owned by the world's richest man, Carlos Slim, and Grupo Televisa, the world's largest Spanish broadcaster. CCTV's Franc Contreras reports.