CNNExpansion - Analysts are saying that the television network company Televisa has sufficient liquidity to participate in the upcoming government auction for wireless frequencies. Providing cellular telephony could be financially complicated, they say, but the firm would gain a new market.
Sentido Comun - A new 26 million peso ($1.95 million) terminal to handle liquid fertilizer has been inaugurated a fluid port terminal at Guaymas, Sonora. The complex can also process up to 400,000 tons of material.
El Semanario - The modernization of water systems and processes in some municipalities, agricultural areas and industrial systems is lagging "light years" behind what it should be, warns Jose Luis Luege Tamargo, chief of the National Water Commission (Conagua).
El Semanario - The federal National Water Commission (Conagua) says it will soon launch the tender for construction of a Zapotillo-León aqueduct to supply water to the cities of Altos Jalisco and Guadalajara, which will require an investment of over 5.35 billion pesos ($406.9 million).
El Economista - Axtel is seeking the dismissal of Hector Osuna Jaime as chairman of the Federal Telecommunications Commission (Cofetel), saying he has ignored for three years 25 complaints that its long-distance mobile interconnections were blocked.
Reuters - Mexico said on Monday it plans to publish the rules next month for a fiber optic tender, which local and international telecom companies are eagerly awaiting in order to expand their reach. The government hopes to award the contracts in January.
Reuters - ICA, Mexico's top builder, aims to bid for $18 billion in projects over the next 12 to 18 months, but also expects its debt to increase, the company's chief financial officer said on Friday.
El Semanario - A new, four-mile bridge connecting McAllen, Texas, and Reynosa, Tamaulipas, will open in December. The bridge, called Anzalduas International, required an investment of $190 million from both the United States and Mexico.
El Economista - The Federal Telecommunications Commission (Cofetel) is examining the feasibility of including the 2.5 GHz band (GHz) in an upcoming program on procurement. The 190 megahertz making up the 2.5 GHz band is currently held by MVS, but in December 2008 Cofetel issued an opinion against the renewal of its concession, arguing that the frequency was not utilized to the fullest.
Bloomberg - Billionaire Carlos Slim’s Impulsora del Desarrollo y el Empleo en America Latina won a bid to build and operate Mexico’s Pacifico Norte highway project. Ideal, as the Mexico City-based construction financing company is known, will invest as much as 4 billion pesos ($306 million) on the project.