Dredging Today - Communications and Transport Minister Gerardo Ruiz Esparza announced a continuing logistics development strategy for the Port of Lazaro Cardenas. The work will service as an example in Mexico's port system.
Christian Science Monitor - Of all the numbers that demonstrate Mexico’s persistent inequality, the digital divide is one of the more surprising. There are fewer than 41 million Internet users in Mexico. That’s a connectivity rate of just 36 percent.
Dow Jones - Mexico's telecommunications regulator says he expects concessions for two new digital television networks to be granted by the end of this year, increasing competition in the broadcast television market and freeing up wireless spectrum.
Dredging News Online - The first phase of the Guaymas port expansion will be tendered in March. The port in Sonora on the Gulf of California, will be developed in two phases, first phase consisting of dredging and the construction of 10 terminals.
Latin American Herald Tribune - New guidelines for the interconnection fees that Mexican telecommunications companies charge each other could be published in early February, regulators said.
Business News Americas - The Mexican infrastructure sector can secure a 28.2 trillion peso investment ($2.23 trillion) between 2013 and 2018 with the right reforms, said Luis Zárate, president of the Mexican construction chamber CMIC.
UT San Diego - U.S. and Mexican authorities are preparing for the opening of a customs inspections station in Tijuana that will allow U.S. officers for the first time to screen commercial shipments on Mexican soil before they reach the border.
ZeeBiz.com - Mexico has announced a high-speed rail project in the Yucatan Peninsula aimed at unlocking that region's economic potential. The Merida-Punta Venado Trans-Peninsular Train project is scheduled to be auctioned in the fall of 2013.
Business News Americas - Airport infrastructure in Mexico looks set to play second fiddle to rail and port development during 2013, with only minor projects included in the 2013 budget proposal.
WPC - In one of the biggest industrial real estate ventures in North American in decades, Calgary-based TransCanada Corp. plans to begin a series of natural gas pipeline projects in Mexico in early 2013. The estimated total cost is $1.4 billion.