Broadcasting network sites represent an essential facility for the provision of open TV services to consumers around the world. For this reason, in some countries, such as Mexico, regulators impose asymmetric regulation on the incumbent operators of the broadcasting sites, issuing, for instance, cost-oriented price control obligations.
In this context, the objective of the project was to develop, populate and agree with the industry a bottom-up LRIC model that would enable the Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones (IFT) to understand the costs of providing wholesale broadcasting services in Mexico.
The project involved the development of the following activities:
Through this project, the IFT obtained a cost model that will enable it to set wholesale tariffs for access to the broadcasting access network of the Economic Preponderant Agent in Mexico.