On 19 May 2017, Roberto Viola, Director-General of Communications Networks, Content and Technology and Edgar Olvera Jiménez, Undersecretary of Communications of the Ministry of Communications and Transport co-chaired the first dialogue on the digital economy between the EU and Mexico. The wide-ranging discussion noted the importance of Mexico's reforms for developing a competitive market, where European telecom companies and equipment providers are actively involved. They also agreed to pursue discussions on connectivity and infrastructure investment.

photo of the European Union and Mexican delegations