BRIEF-Western Energy says increased support for combination with Savanna Energy
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MEXICO CITY, April 16 Mexico's telecommunications regulator IFT set an 830-million-peso ($63.37 million) minimum price for new free-to-air television channels, the agency said in a statement Wednesday.
The regulator announced in March plans to auction two new free-to-air channels following a major sector overhaul passed last year aimed at boosting competition in the market.
Mexico's television market is currently dominated by broadcaster Grupo Televisa, the world's largest provider of Spanish-language content.
($1 = 13.0983 Mexican Pesos) (Reporting by David Alire Garcia; Editing by Bernadette Baum)
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