Tag Archives: TV Azteca

TV Azteca sells U.S. network Azteca America to HC2

Mexicos TV Azteca announced that it has sold Azteca America – the companys broadcast television network focused on the U.S. Hispanic market – to HC2 Network Inc., a subsidiary of HC2 Holdings, a diversified holding company based in New York City. Through this transaction, HC2 Network acquired Azteca America, some rights on part of its [...]

TV Azteca net sales up 7% in Q317

Mexicos TV Azteca presented its financial statement for the third quarter of 2017 in which it reported net sales of MX$ 3,459 million (USD 180.6 million), up 7% from previous year. The company reported a net loss of MX$ 307 million (USD 16 mllion), which represents a recovery of 84% compared to the previous year. [...]

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, [...]

Televisa and TV Azteca win Mexican national team broadcast rights

Mexican broadcasters Televisa and TV Azteca have renewed their exclusive TV rights to broadcast the matches of the Mexican national soccer team for another eight years, the President of Santos Laguna team, Alejandro Irarragorri, announced on Friday. The new deal was approved by 12 votes in favor and four against during the assembly composed of the owners [...]

NexTV Series, the most exclusive conference on the future of TV and OTT, comes to México

NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, the leading conference organized by Dataxis, will gather the main TV, OTT and online video companies around the debate on the future of TV. The 7th edition of the conference will be held on October 3 and 4 at the Presidente Intercontinental hotel in Mexico City. More than 50 [...]

Televisa and TV Azteca to discuss about FTA and multiplatform strategies at NexTV Series Mexico & Central America

Executives of Televisa and TV Azteca, the main Mexican networks, will participate in the next edition of NexTV Series Mexico & Central America, on October 3 & 4, to discuss the future of free-to-air TV and the evolution towards multi-screen platforms. The conference, organized by Dataxis, will be held at the Presidente Intercontinental Hotel in [...]

Mexican baseball league returns to free-to-air TV with TV Azteca

Mexican broadcaster TV Azteca has closed an agreement with the Mexican baseball league (Liga Mexicana de Béisbol, LMB) to broadcast the Serie del Rey 2017, as well as the two 2018 championships and postseasons, through its new channel a+. This way, the LMB returns to free-to-air TV after more than two decades. The Serie del [...]

FOX prepares lawsuit against Sportflix

FOX Sports and other content providers are preparing a formal lawsuit against the streaming service Sportflix one the Mexican Intellectual Property Institute (IMPI) determines if the platform violates the broadcast rights of several companies, revealed Carlos Martinez, president of FOX Networks Group (FNG) Latin America in an interview with Mexican newspaper El Financiero. “We have prepared [...]

TV Azteca adds more anime

Mexicos TV Azteca announced the premiere of Sailor Moon on Monday, August 7 as part of a new anime programming block that includes other Japanese productions such as “Super Campeones” and “Pokemon”. The content will air on Azteca 7 during the afternoon slot. Starting at 3.30 PM the channel will broadcast “Super Campeones”, an hour [...]