Tag Archives: Televisa

Televisa, Univision launch global TV pilot initiative

Grupo Televisa and Univision announced during Natpe the launch of the first-ever TV pilot initiative to nurture the development of new original scripted and unscripted series by global independent producers. This initiative will result in the production of Spanish-language programming for both media powerhouses. Televisa said in a press release that the first phase of [...]

Sky increases prices in Mexico

DTH operator Sky Mexico (Televisa-AT&T) increased the price of its TV packages. The company mentioned the inflation in 2017, the devaluation of the Mexican peso against the dollar and the increase in costs to provide the service as the causes to make this adjustment. The increase of the prices became effective on January 2. The [...]

Mexico’s Supreme Court to rule on Televisa’s dominance in pay TV market

Mexico’s Supreme Court will analyze the appeals filed by Televisa against the decision that determined the application of a series of measures to reduce the company’s substantial power in pay TV. In November, the First Chamber of the Supreme Court received two appeals of Televisa that question the decision of the judge who ordered the [...]

Televisa extends deal with NFL

Grupo Televisa announced that it has extended for another three years its contract with the National Football League (NFL). This way, three more games will be played at Estadio Azteca, one each year, until 2021. So far, three NFL games were played in Mexico. The new agreement will allow matches to continue at Estadio Azteca [...]

Televisa announces reactivation of its share repurchase program

Grupo Televisa announced its intention to reactivate the share repurchase program previously approved by the board of directors. This way, the company may acquire stock subject to legal, market and other business conditions at the time of purchase. In addition, the top executives of the company, including the co-Chief Executive Officers, collectively intend to invest [...]

Televisa says it may not keep all divisions together in the future

Mexico’s Grupo Televisa said that in the future it may not keep all its divisions under the same umbrella, reported Reuters. “In the future there may be a scenario where we do not have all units under the same umbrella, because it may not make sense or because it will generate more value for shareholders [...]

Televisa sales down 3.8% in Q3, profit up 9.1%

Mexico’s Televisa presented its financial results for the third quarter of 2017. The company said its net sales decreased by 3.8% to MX$ 22.8 billion (USD 1.2 billion). This fall was mainly attributable to the drop in advertising revenues. Net income attributable to stockholders of the company grew by 9.1% and reached MX$ 1.1 billion [...]

Pay TV market in Latin America reached 74.3 million subs in Q2 2017

Following Dataxis research, the pay TV market in Latin America reached 74.3 million subscribers in the second quarter of 2017, ended almost unchanged from the previous quarter. Although the market remained stable, America Movil and AT&T (DirecTV), the two main groups lost subscribers. America Movil lost 1.3% of its pay TV subscriber base in the [...]

Televisa and TV Azteca discuss multiscreen strategies

During the first day of NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, the leading conference held on October 3 & 4 in Mexico City, executives of the main Mexican networks, Televisa and TV Azteca, discussed the transition to OTT and the importance of producing multiscreen content. Diego Leonel de Cervantes, Chief Digital Officer of TV Azteca, [...]