Advanced Television


Televisa eyes Megacable merger

Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa is offering to merge its cable and broadband unit Izzi with smaller rival Megacable, according to Reuters. A stock-for-stock deal would result in Megacable’s shareholders owning about 45 per cent of the merged company with Televisa at about 55 per cent. Televisa would also offer Megacable shareholders a 14.8 billion peso […]

December 13, 2022By Colin Mann

Intelsat, Televisa renew LatAm TV deal

Intelsat, the satellite and terrestrial network, has signed a multi-year and multi-transponder deal with Televisa to continue TV programming distribution to viewers in Latin America. Televisa will be utilising transponders across three satellites, Intelsat 34 (IS-34), Galaxy 16 (G-16), and Galaxy 19 (G-19), to provide TV programming to regional viewers. “This renewal builds on the […]

October 11, 2022

TelevisaUnivision chooses WHATS’ON for ViX streaming service

MEDIAGENIX, the Media Business Management Platform solution provider for the M&E industry, has announced that TelevisaUnivision will be leveraging WHATS’ON to manage, schedule and optimise programming for ViX, the global large-scale streaming service created specifically for the Spanish-speaking world. WHATS’ON allows ViX to plan more than 50,000 hours of Spanish-language content across genres, including original […]

April 6, 2022

Univision, Televisa complete merger

Grupo Televisa and Univision Holdings II, Inc. (together with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Univision Communications, have confirmed the completion of the $4.8 billion (€4.3bn) transaction between Televisa’s media content and production assets and Univision. The new company, TelevisaUnivision, creates the world’s leading Spanish-language media and content company. TelevisaUnivision will produce and deliver premium content for its […]

February 1, 2022By Colin Mann

Mexico: La Liga extends Televisa deal

La Liga, Spain’s top flight football league, has agreed an eight-year broadcasting extension with Televisa worth a reported $70 million (€61.1m) per year – double the amount of the current deal. The deal to air La Liga in Mexico and Central America begins with the 2024-25 season. Televisa’s Sky Sports channels have held a partnership […]

November 12, 2021

Univision launches global streaming service

Spanish-language media and content company Univision has unveiled its plans for a comprehensive global streaming service, which includes both free ad-supported and premium subscription-based options, to launch in the US and Latin America in 2022. The two-tier streaming service will offer a differentiated product proposition, vast content scope, expansive library and more Spanish-language originals than […]

June 21, 2021

Televisa, Univision assets merger

In what the pair describe as a landmark transaction, Grupo Televisa and Univision Holdings have announced a definitive transaction agreement in which Televisa’s content and media assets will be combined with Univision to create the largest Spanish-language media company in the world: Televisa-Univision. The combination brings together the two leading media businesses in the two […]

April 14, 2021