Tag Archives: Televisa

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 [...]

Latam Pay TV subscriptions fall for sixth consecutive quarter

According to Dataxis, as at Q1 2018 Pay TV in Latin America reached 71.4 million subscribers, which represents a drop of around 0.1% compared to the end of 2017. Venezuela, Brazil and Mexico were the markets that recorded the highest loss of subscribers. This way, the regional pay TV sector registered its sixth straight quarterly [...]

Megacable to launch mobile telephony service

Megacable will start offering mobile telephony as a virtual operator by the end of 2018 or the beginning of next year. It will use the country’s ‘Red Compartida’ (shared network) developed by Altán Redes, said Enrique Yamuni, CEO of the company, in an interview with El Universal. The Mexican operator will complete this way its [...]

Televisa considering spinning off units

Televisa said that it was still considering whether to keep the company without changes or to spin off some divisions, particularly its Cable TV unit. The Mexican broadcaster will finish its review this year. This was announced by Alfonso de Angoitia, Co- Chief Executive Officer of Televisa in an analyst conference call on Tuesday. According [...]

Televisa sees growth in Q218 driven by FIFA World Cup

Televisa announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2018. The company’s net sales during the period increased 16.2% to MX $ 26,702 million (USD 1,398 million). This increase mainly was attributable to revenue growth in the Content and Cable segments, the company explained in its report. Televisa’s net income increased 153% to MX [...]

Gala TV rebrands as Canal Nu9ve

Televisa announced that Gala TV will be rebranded as Canal Nu9ve starting on July 9, as part of a renewal of its image. The programming will include new contents of pay TV platforms, as well as Telemundo dramas. The presentation of the new initiative was made through Facebook Live. The new programming will include the [...]

Atresmedia and Televisa team up to launch telenovelas SVOD service

Atresmedia has signed an agreement with Televisa to launch Novelas Nova, a new subscription VOD service within Atresplayer that will include “the largest library of telenovelas in Spain,” according to a statement. The platform will initially offer 5,000 hours of content. Novels Nova will add series that have not been available in Spain, as well [...]

Izzi launches exclusive sports channel

Mexican triple play operator Izzi (Televisa) announced the launch of the new sports channel Afizzionados, which will be available from the first week of July exclusively for subscribers. It will include contents of Liga MX and national and international sports. Afizzionados will broadcast the home games of Tigres, as well as special programs dedicated to [...]

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 [...]