The 3 Media Giants of Mexico

     There are a lot more going on in media than Hollywood and the regular t.v. stations we’ve grown up watching like A.B.C., C.B.S., Fox, etc… Move over guys and check out these 3 media giants.

1.Grupo Televisa (Televisa)

Televisa the most impactful media company from Mexico. They dominate the Spanish-speaking market of cable operators and as an operator of direct-to-home satellite pay television in Mexico. They produce and output content through various networks, cable providers, and other means to Mexico and over 50 countries.

Grupo Televisa (Televisa)

Founded 8 January 1973; 44 years ago

Founder Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta

Headquarters Mexico City, Mexico

Website www.televisa.com

Salvi Rafael Folch Viadero is the Vice President of Finance and Administration for Grupo Televisa. He has also held the position of vice president.

He is the former director general and former director of Commerce Finance Mas, SA de CV as well as the former Vice President of the National Banking and Securities Commission. It’s clear he is a key player in the media sector.

  1. TV Azteca, S.A.B. de C.V.

This Mexican multimedia titan is under their parent company Grupo Salinas. It’s only second to Televisa and own 2 national television networks:

*Azteca 7

*Azteca Trece

They have established transmitters in most major and minor cities in 13 countries around the world.

TV Azteca

Founded 1993; 24 years ago

Founder Grupo Salinas

Headquarters Mexico City

Website www.tvazteca.com

  1. Imagen Televisión

Although Imagen Televisión is young it is rapidly making its mark as a national broadcast television network. Imagen’s parent company is Grupo Empresarial Angeles purchased XHRAE-TV channel 28 in Mexico from its previous owner in 2006.

They acquired more integral pieces as they prepared to launch their network.

Imagen Televisión

Founded 2015 (Launch date October 17, 2016)

Founder Grupo Imagen

Headquarters Mexico City

Website www.imagentv.com