Advanced Television


Televisa takes 100% of Sky Mexico

Grupo Televisa, the Mexican telco, has announced that the approval from the Federal Telecommunications Institute (Instituto Federal de Telecomunicaciones) has been received with regards to the acquisition by the company of the participation in Sky Mexico previously held by AT&T. The transaction, first announced in April 2023, has now been carried out. Consequently, Televisa now […]

June 10, 2024

Televisa overhauls broadcast ecosystem with Synamedia

Video software provider Synamedia has announced that Televisa, the Mexican telecommunications and broadcasting company, has chosen Synamedia as its partner of choice for a complete overhaul of its broadcast distribution. Televisa is leveraging Synamedia’s Media Edge Gateway (MEG) and PowerVu throughout its nationwide network, spanning 180 stations across the country, to increase video distribution, processing […]

April 25, 2024

Televisa acquires AT&T’s Sky Mexico stake

Mexican telco Grupo Televisa has reached an agreement with AT&T for the acquisition of its participation in Sky Mexico, by which the company would become owner of 100 per cent of Sky’s capital stock. As part of this agreement, the transaction price would be paid by the company in 2027 and 2028. The transaction is […]

April 8, 2024

Televisa selects Eutelsat

Grupo Televisa, a producer of Spanish-speaking content, has selected Eutelsat Communications to further expand the reach of its video services in Europe. Grupo Televisa is a Mexican multimedia company producing Spanish-speaking content across the globe, particularly in Europe. Leveraging Eutelsat’s coverage over the European continent via the Eutelsat 9B satellite, Televisa entrusts Eutelsat to further […]

April 20, 2023

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