Wholesale Termination of International Voice, Mexico/USA

This case involved a billing dispute between a Mexican and an American telecommunications company in the market for the wholesale termination of international communication traffic. According to the terms of their contract, the parties had to resolve their disagreement through arbitration in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association. The place of arbitration was New York City, USA.

One of the parties hired Oxford Competition Economics to provide expert testimony, including a stage of cross-examination of experts, on telecommunications economics. The topics included the impact of the Mexican asymmetric termination regime on international traffic exchange patterns between the USA and Mexico, international best practices for wholesale traffic pricing and exchange, and the calculation of the damages disputed between the parties.