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Request for authorization to exploit emission and reception rights of signals and frequency bands associated to foreign satellite systems that cover and may provide service in the national territory
Folio: UCS-04-005

Article 170, section IV, of the Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión, published in the Federal Official Gazette on July 14, 2014 

Rule 11 of the Reglas de carácter general que establecen los plazos y requisitos para el otorgamiento de autorizaciones en materia de telecomunicaciones establecidas en la Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión, published in the Federal Official Gazette on July 24, 2015.

Who?

Parties interested in obtaining authorization to exploit emission and reception rights of signals and frequency bands associated to foreign satellite systems that cover and may provide service within the national territory.


When or in what cases?

In case that they need to exploit emission and reception rights of signals and frequency bands associated to foreign satellite systems that cover and may render service within the national territory to perform their activities.

Duly signed request using the Format “IFT-Autorización-C”, submitted before the Filing Office of the Federal Telecommunications Institute.


Legal basis:

Rule 11 of the Reglas de carácter general que establecen los plazos y requisitos para el otorgamiento de autorizaciones en materia de telecomunicaciones establecidas en la Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Authorization.

Authorizations will be granted for a term of up to 10 years, which may be extended up to equal terms, provided that the authorized party requests it in writing within the previous year to the beginning of the last fifth portion of the corresponding Authorization.


Legal basis:

Article 170, last paragraph, of the Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Rule 25 of the Reglas de carácter general que establecen los plazos y requisitos para el otorgamiento de autorizaciones en materia de telecomunicaciones establecidas en la Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Business or natural days, months:

30 business days.


Is constructive assent or denial applicable?:

Afirmative response


Legal basis:

Article 175 of the Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Rule 22 of the Reglas de carácter general que establecen los plazos y requisitos para el otorgamiento de autorizaciones en materia de telecomunicaciones establecidas en la Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

No aplica


Format(s):

  Format IFT-Autorización-C (.doc)

Data:

1. Identity (nationality, name, denomination or corporate name).

2. Address and contact information.

3. Legal representation.

4. Name of the satellite or satellites. 

5. Name of the foreign operator, and

6. General characteristics of the satellite(s).


Legal basis:

Rule 4 and Format IFT-Autorización-C, of the Reglas de carácter general que establecen los plazos y requisitos para el otorgamiento de autorizaciones en materia de telecomunicaciones establecidas en la Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Documents:

General information of the interested party.

1. Identity (nationality, name, denomination or corporate name).

1.1. In case of being an individual, the interested party shall accredit his or her nationality by the original or a certified copy of any of the following documents issued by Mexican authorities: birth certificate and copy of official identification document; certificate of Mexican nationality; naturalization certificate; valid passport; citizen identity badge; voter’s badge or National Military Service badge, or consular registration.

1.2. In the case of legal entities, the interested party may accredit its Mexican nationality by official transcript or certified copy of public deed where its incorporation is evidenced, duly registered in the Public Registry of Commerce, or a certified copy of the bylaws in force. The nationality of public agencies, entities or institutions will be accredited by their legal existence in accordance with the applicable regulations related to their legal nature.

2. Address and contact information.

2.1. Address designation within the national territory (street, external number, apartment, town or neighborhood, municipality or delegation, state and zip code).

2.2. It will be accredited with a simple copy of a receipt of electric power, water, telecommunications services, property tax, leasing, gratuitous loan or similar agreement, issued during the previous three months, counting from the filing date, as well as contact telephone numbers and electronic mail.

2.3. A legal entity shall accredit its corporate or legal address, or the place of business or headquarters or branch office.

Also, it may indicate a different Address for service from the Federal Telecommunications Institute and, when applicable, the interested party may authorize agents for service.

3. Legal representation.

3.1. For legal entities and, when applicable, individuals, the identity and authority of the legal representative will be accredited with an official transcript or certified copy of the legal instrument granted before a public attestor where at least general authority for administration acts is granted, attaching a simple copy of the legal representative’s official identification (any of those indicated in section 1.1 of the preceding number 1). When applicable, the interested party may appoint agents for service;

4. Documents evidencing its technical capacity;

5. Copy of the satellites’ registrations before the International Telecommunications Union and their status;

6. General characteristics of the satellite(s) (Technical file);

7.  Favorable determination or opinion from the Ministry of Communications and Transportation relating to the coordination status of the requested foreign satellite network;

8. Agreement or contract evidencing:

8.1. The legal relationship between the foreign satellite operator and the interested party who would exploit the system in the national territory, and

8.2. That the interested parties will maintain control over the services provided in the national territory.

9.  Investment program, and

10. The corresponding duties or exploitations payment receipt (know how to submit it before the Institute).


Legal basis:

Rule 4 and Format IFT-Autorización-C, of the Reglas de carácter general que establecen los plazos y requisitos para el otorgamiento de autorizaciones en materia de telecomunicaciones establecidas en la Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Business or natural days, months:

15 business days, in writing and only once, to correct omissions within the term established by the Institute, which may not be less than 5 business days from the date following notice.


Legal basis:

Rule 22 of the Reglas de carácter general que establecen los plazos y requisitos para el otorgamiento de autorizaciones en materia de telecomunicaciones establecidas en la Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión. 

Not applicable.


Legal basis:

Not applicable.

Amount

Duties shall be paid according to the following tariff: $9,997.00 (nine thousand nine hundred ninety-seven pesos 00/100 MXN). 

To know how to make your payment click here

Legal basis:

Article 174-H, section I of the Ley Federal de Derechos, considering the update provided for in the Omnibus Tax Ruling for 2018 and its addendum 19, published in the Federal Official Gazette on December 22, 2017.

The Federal Telecommunications Institute will analyze and evaluate the documentation of the requests for modification in order to verify compliance with the corresponding requisites to issue a decision within the indicated term.


Legal basis:

Rule 22 of the Reglas de carácter general que establecen los plazos y requisitos para el otorgamiento de autorizaciones en materia de telecomunicaciones establecidas en la Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Filing Office of the Federal Telecommunications Institute.
Address: Av. Insurgentes Sur 1143, Ground Floor, Col. Noche Buena, Delegación Benito Juárez, zip code 03720, Mexico City, Mexico.
Telephone: (55) 5015 4000 or 01 800 200 0120
Service hours: Monday thru Thursday, from 9:00 to 6:30 PM hours and Friday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM hours.

Director of Certification and Licenses

Patricia Huesca Baños

patricia.huesca@ift.org.mx

Address: Av. Insurgentes Sur 838, Sixth Floor, Col. Del Valle, Delegación Benito Juárez, zip code 03100, Mexico City, Mexico. Phone: (55) 5015 4000 Ext. 4471 or 01 800 200 0120

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In order to inform facts that may imply a presumption of responsibility for acts or omissions of the Institute´s public servants in the performance of their employment, position or commission, within the framework of the Ley General de Responsabilidades Administrativas, you can submit your complaint to the Internal Control Body of the Federal Telecommunications Institute, through the Deputy General Directorate of Complaints and Investigations in one of the following ways:

• By e-mail,

• By written document presented in the Filling Office of the Internal Control Body of the Federal Telecommunications Institute,

• Personally at the offices located at the following address:

Insurgentes Sur Avenue # 838, First Floor, Colonia del Valle, Zip Code 03100, Delegación Benito Juárez, in Mexico City, Mexico.

From Monday to Thursday from 9:00 to 18:30 hours and Friday from 9:00 to 15:00 hours.

• By the following email address: denuncias.oic@ift.org.mx

• By telephone, at the number: (55) 50152082, or

• Throught web site of the Federal Telecommunications Institute at the Formulario de presentación de denuncias contra las servidoras y los servidores públicos.

The Federal Telecommunications Institute will register those Authorizations, notices and amendments that, when applicable, are approved, in the Public Concessions Registry, within 15 business days following the date of notice to the applicant on the granting of the corresponding Authorization or modification or, when applicable, from the day following the filing or the corresponding notice before the Federal Telecommunications Institute.

Important:

- All data included in this Website is intended for information only and shall not be considered as binding for the Federal Telecommunications Institute.

 

- All information submitted to the Federal Telecommunications Institute shall be in Spanish language.

Not applicable.

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Last modified date: Thursday, August 23, 2018.
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