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(Dec 07, 2012)
On November 13, 2012, telecommunications authorities from the
According to the FCC press release issued on the occasion, this agreement builds upon the "PROTECTS initiative," which was recently launched by the FCC in conjunction with public safety authorities and telecommunications companies, in order to create a database to prevent the use of stolen mobile devices, among other measures. The database allows the public to report thefts of their mobile devices to wireless companies, which in turn have committed to use technical means to block such devices from being used again. (
Reports suggest that a number of devices stolen in the
Under the terms of the bilateral agreement, the FCC and Mexican telecommunications authorities will publish a report twice a year on the Internet, providing information on "compliance with carrier commitments." (
- Author: Gustavo Guerra More by this author
- Topic: Communications and electronic information More on this topic
- Jurisdiction: Mexico More about this jurisdiction
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Last updated: 12/07/2012