Tag Archives: Televisa

Televisa launches new website of Las Estrellas

Televisa Digital launched the new website of Las Estrellas, which includes technological improvements that optimize video consumption and navigation on mobile devices. The portal offers live streaming of the free-to-air channel and on demand content. According to the company, the new website uses the same technology as Facebook and Instagram, offering a more agile and [...]

Net sales of Televisa increased by 3.9% in Q118

Televisa announced the financial results for the first-quarter 2018. The company informed that net sales increased by 3.9% to MX$ 22,812 million (USD 1,210 million). This increase was mainly attributable to revenue growth in the Cable and Content segment, as the group explained on its report. However, net income attributable to stockholders decreased 43.3% to [...]

Unicable renews its image

Pay TV channel Unicable, which is part of Televisas portfolio, rebrands today as “U” and unveils a new image and programming with renewed formats and new original productions. “The change of name and image of Unicable, is due to the continuous effort of Televisa to stay at the forefront and evolve along with the audiences, [...]

IFT: Televisa does not have substantial power in pay TV

Mexican Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) announced that it does not have elements to determine that Televisa has substantial power in the pay TV market. The regulator reversed an earlier decision after the Mexican Supreme Court ordered it to revisit its finding that Grupo Televisa has substantial power in the pay TV market. The Mexican group [...]

Amazon to premiere first original series for Mexico

Amazon Prime Video announced that it will premiere in May the new series “Diablo Guardián”, based on the book by Xavier Velasco. Televisa had planned to release this production on its SVOD service Blim, but it will finally be part of Amazons catalogue as part of the agreement between both companies. This way, “Diablo Guardián” [...]

Televisa creates new premium content unit, signs first deal with Amazon

Grupo Televisa announced the creation of Televisa Alternative Originals (TAO), a new unit that will develop premium content for SVOD platforms and pay TV systems. The new division has already signed a multiseries agreement Amazon Prime Video. The Mexican company said in a statement that the new unit will have presence in Los Angeles and [...]

Mexico’s IFT to review its decision on Televisa’s power in pay TV market

After a recent Supreme Court decision, the Mexican Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) will have to review its decision on Televisa’s substantial power in pay TV market. “We are aware that we will have to revoke the resolution that determined that Televisa had substantial power in the pay TV market and issue a new one with [...]

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 [...]