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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. ARNULFO FRANCO/AP

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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