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Request for concession of orbital resources by interested party and, when applicable, unique concession, both for public or social telecommunications use
Folio: UCS-02-005

Articles 66, 6, sections II and IV, and 96, of the Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión, published in the Federal Official Gazette on July 14, 2014.

Articles 12 and 13 of the Lineamientos generales para el otorgamiento de las concesiones a que se refiere el Título cuarto de la Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión, published in the Federal Official Gazette on July 24, 2015.

Who?

The Powers of the Union, of the States, Government Agencies of the Federal District, Municipalities, constitutional autonomous agencies and public higher education institutions; concessionaires or licensees of public services different from telecommunications or broadcasting, and any individual or legal entity, with non-profit cultural, scientific, educative or community purposes.

 

Community and indigenous media referred in article 67, section IV, of the Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión, as well as private higher education institutions, are included.  


When or in what cases?

When they desire to state before the Federal Telecommunications Institute their interest for the Federal Government to obtain orbital resources in favor of the Mexican State, in order to obtain a concession title on orbital resources and, when applicable, a unique concession, both for public or social use.

Free form document accompanied by the Format IFT-Orbital Resources Concession. Type A. Public Use or Type C. Social Use (as the case may be), submitted before the Filing Office of the Federal Telecommunications Institute.


Legal basis:

Article 96 of the Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Articles 3, sections I, II and VI, 11, sections II and III, 12 and 13 of the Lineamientos generales para el otorgamiento de las concesiones a que se refiere el Título cuarto de la Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

In case that as a consequence of the procedure the country obtained priority before the International Telecommunications Union to occupy the orbital resources subject matter of the request, the Federal Telecommunications Institute will directly grant the concession.

A concession title on orbital resources will be issued arising from the preceding, and, when applicable, a unique concession title, both for public or social use, with a validity of up to 20 and 30 years, respectively.

In case the request is not valid, the interested party will be notified about the reasons for non-validity.


Legal basis:

Articles 72, 75 and 97, paragraphs fifth and tenth, of the Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Business or natural days, months:

120 business days from notice to the Federal Telecommunications Institute from the Ministry of Communications and Transportation stating that priority on the Orbital Resource has been obtained from the International Telecommunications Union.


Is constructive assent or denial applicable?:

Negative response


Legal basis:

Articles 18, paragraph second, and 20 of the Lineamientos generales para el otorgamiento de las concesiones a que se refiere el Título cuarto de la Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Format IFT - Orbital Resources Concession. Type A. Public Use or Type C. Social Use (as the case may be).

Which are an integral part of the Lineamientos generales para el otorgamiento de las concesiones a que se refiere el Título cuarto de la Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión, published in the Federal Official Gazette on July 24, 2015.


Format(s):

  Format IFT - Orbital Resources Concession. Type C. Social Use (.xls)
  Format IFT - Orbital Resources Concession. Type A. Public Use (.xls)

Data:

General information of the interested party.

1. Identity, name, denomination or corporate name.

2. Commercial name or brand of the service to be provided, when applicable.

3. Address in Mexican territory. (Street, external number, apartment, town or neighborhood, municipality or delegation, state and zip code). Also, it may indicate a different Address for service from the Federal Telecommunications Institute. Communities composed of Indigenous Population shall indicate the location of their settlement in the national territory, indicating an Address for service form the Federal Telecommunications Institute.

4. Agents for service, when applicable.

5. Electronic mail of the interested party or its legal representative.

6. Telephone number of the interested party or its legal representative.

7. Federal Taxpayers Code

8. Specify usage mode: commercial, public, private or social.  Under the assumption of social use, it shall be indicated if a Unique Concession for Social Community Use or a Unique Concession for Social Indigenous Use is being requested.

9. The location of control centers, including address and geographic coordinates; of which at least one shall be established in the national territory.

Technical parameters of Terrestrial Stations.

 

Sites.

10. Name of each site

11. Address, including state and delegation of municipality.

12. Geographic coordinates, latitude and longitude (in degrees).

 13. Height over sea level.

 

Stations

14. Name of each station.

15. Station type (Transmission, reception or transception).

16. Equipment brand and model.

17. Nominal output power of the equipment (dBW).

18. Loss to the antenna (dB).

Radiant system (Antenna).

19. Brand and model of the antenna.

20. Diameter (m)

21. Maximum gain Tx (dBi).

22. Maximum gain Rx (dBi).

23. Radiation pattern.

24. Tx Polarization and Rx Polarization.

25. Azimuth (o)

26. Elevation angle (o);

27. Beam divergence (o);

28. Height of the radiating point over ground level (m), and

29. Horizon profile. Azimuth (each 5 o), Elevation angle and distance (Km).

General parameters.

30. Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP) (dBW); (Transmitter)

31. Merit factor (G/T) (dB/or K); (Receiver);

32. Information to be transmitted (voice, data, TV, etc.);

33. Type of issuance;

34. Signal to Noise Ratio or Carrier to Noise Ratio (S/N or C/N), and

35. Admissible interference power (AIP or TIL) in BW (dBW).

36. Frequency band or bands.

37. Geographic coverage.

38. The intended geostationary orbital position to be occupied or, when applicable, a detailed description of the satellite orbit or orbits, as well as the corresponding satellite system.

39. Project’s technical specifications, including the description of the satellite(s) intended to use the orbital resources.

40. All additional technical information that the requester deems relevant.

41. Intended radio communications services to be offered in each one of the bands to coordinate.

42. The information requested in the IFT-Concesión de Recursos Orbitales  format. Type A. Public Use or Type C. Social Use (as the case may be).


Legal basis:

Articles 73 and 96 of the Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Articles 3, sections I, II and VI, 11, sections II and III and 12 of the Lineamientos generales para el otorgamiento de las concesiones a que se refiere el Título cuarto de la Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Documents:

1. Request stating its interest.

2. Investment Project.

3. Written commitment to participate and collaborate with the Federal Government in all necessary procedures, requisites and coordination to obtain or register orbital resources in favor of the country.

4. Documentation evidencing the technical, financial, legal and administrative capacity of the requester.

Accreditation of Capacity

5. Original or a certified copy of any of the following documents issued by Mexican authorities: birth certificate; certificate of Mexican nationality; naturalization certificate; valid passport; citizen identity badge; voter’s badge; National Military Service badge or professional license. For the case of legal entities, it shall be accredited 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; in the case of civil partnerships or civil associations, said registration is not required. 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.

 

The identity of public entities will arise from their own nature and shall be accredited and referenced in terms of applicable regulations, indicating the creation date and legal nature of the public entity.  In turn, the capacity of its legal representative will be accredited wih a simple copy of the corresponding appointment or official transcript or certified copy of the corresponding legal instrument.

In case that the interested party is a concessionaire or licensee of public services different from telecommunications and broadcasting, it shall submit a certified copy of the enabling title. Likewise, the capacity of its legal representative shall be accredited with the official transcript or certified copy of the legal instrument granted before a public attestor where at least general authority for administration acts is granted.

 

In case the interested party is an Indigenous Community, it shall indicate its identity in terms of its customary law, describing it collective decision mechanisms and indicating the individuals appointed to request and manage the obtention of the concession. The analysis performed by the Federal Telecommunications Institute on this matter, by itself or by third parties, if deemed necessary, may include anthropologic tests, testimonies, including those of expert indigenous communicators, ethnolinguistic criteria and/or any other means that allows accreditation of the belonging, roots, identity or physical settlement of the Indigenous Community. Likewise, upon request of the interested party, in terms of the principle of self-adscription, the conscience of indigenous identity shall be the fundamental criteria to determine applicability of the stipulations on indigenous population.

6. Simple copy of a receipt of electric power, water, telecommunications services or property tax issued during the previous three months, counting from the filing date.

7. Simple copy of the Fiscal Identification Document or certification of the corresponding fiscal registration.

8. Payment for the request’s analysis. The interested parties who desire to obtain any concession shall attach to their request the receipt of payment of duties or exploitations of the corresponding request study.

9. The documents indicated in the IFT-Format - Orbital Resources Concession. Type A. Public Use or Type C. Social Use (as the case may be).


Legal basis:

Article 96 of the Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Articles 3, sections I, II and VI, 11, sections II and III and 12 of the Lineamientos generales para el otorgamiento de las concesiones a que se refiere el Título cuarto de la Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Business or natural days, months:

At any time.

In case that such warning is not answered within a term of 30 business days, the Federal Telecommunications Institute will reject the procedure. The maximum term for the resolution of the procedure or service will be suspended from the time of the corresponding notice and will be resumed on the following business day from the date when the interested party delivers response. Such term may be extended one single time for an equal term upon request of the interested party, which shall be submitted by free form document within the granted term.


Legal basis:

Article 97, first paragraph, of the Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Article 21 of the Lineamientos generales para el otorgamiento de las concesiones a que se refiere el Título cuarto de la Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Not applicable.


Legal basis:

Not applicable.

Amount

The amount to be paid is $6,516.88 (six thousand five hundred sixteen pesos 88/100 MXN), equivalent to 20% of $32,584.40 (thirty two thousand five hundred eighty four pesos 40/100 MXN), in accordance with the stipulations of the Ley Federal de Derechos. 

This case will be free of charge when the service is related to social community and indigenous use concessions.

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Legal basis:

Articles 173-C, section I, and 174-I, sections I and III 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 take into account that all mandatory information in the corresponding format is duly integrated, complete.

In the case of agencies and entities of the Federal Public Administration, the Federal Telecommunications Institute shall ensure at all times availability of orbital resources for national security, public security, public sites connectivity, social coverage and other needs, functions, ends and objectives in charge of the Federal Executive.  To this effect, it will directly grant, free of charge, with priority over third parties, for a term of up to 20 years, irrevocably, the necessary public use concessions, previous evaluation of their consistency with the principles and objectives stipulated by Law for the management of the radio spectrum, the national radio spectrum program and the frequency bands program.


Legal basis:

Article 98 of the Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Articles 3, sections I, II, III, subsection b), IV and V, 11 and 13 of the Lineamientos generales para el otorgamiento de las concesiones a que se refiere el Título cuarto de 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.

Underdirector of Concessions for Public and Social Use

Joselyn Aurora Fuentes Ledesma

joselyn.fuentes@ift.org.mx

Address: Av. Insurgentes Sur 838, Seventh Floor, Col. Del Valle, Delegación Benito Juárez, zip code 03100, Mexico City, Mexico. Phone: (55) 5015 4000 Ext. 2305

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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 provide an electronic system for the reception and processing of the requests to obtain any of the concessions, in accordance with article Seventh Transitory of the General guidelines for the granting of concessions referred in Title fourth of the Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

In the case of Concessions for Social Community Use and Concession for Indigenous Community Use, the Federal Telecommunications Institute shall provide technical assistance, upon request of the interested party, on the legal, engineering and/or administrative subjects prior the filing of the request and during the procedure to obtain the corresponding concessions, to facilitate compliance with the corresponding requisites.  To request technical assistance, the interested party shall contact the Concessions and Services Unit of the Federal Telecommunications Institute by a free form document to indicate contact information to schedule and provide the required assistance. In those cases of justified necessity, such assistance may be required by a telephone call in which verifiable contact information is provided, in accordance with article 14 of the Lineamientos generales para el otorgamiento de las concesiones a que se refiere el Título cuarto de la Ley Federal de Telecomunicaciones y Radiodifusión.

Indigenous Communities are not required to submit Taxpayers Code.

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: Wednesday, May 29, 2019.
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