Azteca América

American Spanish-language free-to-air television network

Azteca América (Spanish pronunciation: [asˈteka], sometimes shortened to Azteca) was an American Spanish-language free-to-air television network owned by INNOVATE Corp..

Azteca América
TypeSpanish language free-to-air television network
CountryUnited States
Broadcast area
  • United States
  • (coverage: 41%)[1]
  • Northern Mexico
  • (via U.S.-based free-to-air affiliates and select pay-TV providers)[2]
AffiliatesList of affiliates
HeadquartersGlendale, California
Programming
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
480i (SDTV)
(formatted to downconverted widescreen in many markets)
Ownership
OwnerINNOVATE Corp.
(Azteca name & branding licensed from TV Azteca)
Key peopleManuel Abud, President and CEO, Azteca America[3]
History
FoundedSeptember 8, 2000; 23 years ago (2000-09-08)
LaunchedJuly 28, 2001; 22 years ago (2001-07-28)
FounderRicardo Salinas Pliego
ClosedJanuary 1, 2023; 17 months ago (2023-01-01)
Former namesAzteca (2014–2015)
Links
Websiteaztecaamerica.com
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital subchannel on/or primary channel of broadcast stationsSee List of affiliates
Satellite
Dish Network825 (SD)
DirecTV/Stream441 (HD/SD)
IPTV
AT&T U-verse3019
Streaming media
Sling TVInternet Protocol television

The closure of the channel was previously announced due to an agreement signed between TV Azteca and Estrella TV to broadcast TV Azteca's programming through Estrella,[4] The network went off the air on January 1, 2023, around 00:59, after a broadcast of Ya Cayó Renovado. Around December 26, 2022, the Azteca América website was closed.

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References

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  1. Buckman, Adam (July 26, 2016). "Diginets Keep Growing, Despite Auction Cloud". TVNewsCheck. NewsCheck Media. Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  2. "Investor Relations – HC2". Archived from the original on 2021-09-22. Retrieved 2022-07-08.
  3. Knox, Merrill. "Manuel Abud Named President, CEO of Azteca America". Adweek.com. TV Spy. Retrieved 14 March 2014.
  4. Schneider, Michael (19 April 2022). "U.S.-Based Estrella Media Aligns With Mexico's TV Azteca in Two-Year Programming Deal (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 22 November 2022.

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