Tag Archives: Televisa

AT&T insists with Hulu and Sky Mexico sale

International holding AT&T mentioned the possibility of selling its assets in Hulu and Sky Mexico again, in order to  gain cash after buying Time Warner by USD 85,000 million. AT&T FCO, John Stephens, explained that it is pretended to obtain between USD 6,000 million  and USD 8,000 million with the asset sale. At 2019 Citi [...]

Axtel sells a portion of its business to Televisa

Mexican telecommunications company Axtel announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell a portion of its fiber (FTTX) mass market business, for MX$ 4.7 billion (USD 234.5 million), to Grupo Televisa. In a press release, Axtel said it has transferred 227,802 mass market customers, 4,432 km of FTTx fiber optic network and other [...]

IFT renews TV Azteca and Televisa concessions

Mexican telecom regulator IFT has renewed the concessions of TV Azteca and Televisa for another 20 years. Both stations reach 93.2% of Mexican households, according to data from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi). This includes Televisas free-to-air channels Las Estrellas, Canal 5, Canal 9, Foro TV and several local stations. In the [...]

Televisa unveils new original series

Televisa held its 2019 Upfront in Mexico where it revealed its new programming lineup to clients, advertisers and agencies, among others. The event also had the participation of the countrys President-elect Andres Manuel López Obrador. The new content offer will include short and dynamic formats, with a multiplatform approach. Some of the titles are “Fábrica [...]

Content and Cable segments drive Televisa sales

Grupo Televisa announced its financial results for the third quarter of the year. The company reported that net sales increased by 10.5% to MX$ 25,033 million (USD 1.3 billion), driven by the growth in sales of the Content and Cable segments. In the Content segment, third-quarter sales increased by 21.0% to MX$ 9,710 million (USD [...]

Televisa’s Blim close to deal with Totalplay

Vanessa Rosas Molina, New Business & Alliances Director of Blim, Televisas OTT service, said during NexTV Series Mexico & Central America that the company is close to sign a deal with IPTV operator Totalplay (Salinas group). “We are talking with other carriers and cable companies, there are different business models; with Izzi we have video [...]

NexTV Series returns to Mexico to discuss the new TV business

The eighth edition of NexTV Series Mexico 2018 will gather more than 60 executives from the main companies in the industry to discuss TV, OTT and video trends. The region’s leading conference will be held on September 25 and 26 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in CDMX. The event will have the participation of Pablo [...]

Mexico to discuss the future of video advertising

The next edition of NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, to be held on September 25 and 26 in Mexico City, will have this year a new thematic segment – called Future Ad Track – that will analyze the future of TV and video advertising with executives of the main companies in the market. In [...]

IFT starts investigation on substantial power in radio and TV

Mexico´s Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) has launched a process to determine the possible existence of economic agents with substantial market power in the radio and television industries. In the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF), the regulator said the investigation is ex officio. The procedure “does not prejudge the existence of substantial power by any [...]

Televisa positioned as leader in digital content

According to the latest ComScore ranking of most viewed news sites, Grupo Televisa is the main digital content generator, with more than 27.8 million unique visitors. The TelevisaDeportes.com site grew by 351% from May to June and reached 11.8 million unique users. On the other hand, Noticieros Televisa increased its audience by 34.5%, from 7.5 [...]