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Mexico faces test in regulating powerful telecom industry

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Mexican businessman Carlos Slim speaks during the "Expocomer 2005" trade show in Panama City, Panama, Wednesday, March 2, 2005.

In Mexico, change could soon be coming to the telecoms and television industry – long dominated by just a handful of powerful players, including multi-billionaire Carlos Slim. The result could be a shift not just for the companies but for tens of millions of consumers throughout the country. 

For more, we’re joined by Henry Tricks, bureau chief in Mexico for The Economist.


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