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Mexican Government Drafts Initial Plan for Privatization of Satellite System

ISSN:1054-8890
LADB Article ID: 55223
Category/Department: Mexico
Date: 1997-05-07
By: LADB Staff

In early May, the Communications and Transportation Secretariat (SCT) announced a formal plan to privatize Mexico's satellite system. Under the plan, which must still receive final approval from President Ernesto Zedillo and Congress, the SCT will offer three separate areas for concession: commercialization of satellite services, maintenance and operation of ground stations, and the right to use orbits assigned to Mexico.

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