TV Azteca, is a Mexican multimedia conglomerate owned by Grupo Salinas. It is the second-largest mass media company in Mexico after Televisa. As of 2017, it competes in Mexico with Televisa.
|Type||Sociedad Anónima Bursátil de Capital Variable|
|Founded||August 2, 1993|
|Founder||Ricardo Salinas Pliego|
|Benjamín Salinas Sada (CEO) Ricardo Salinas Pliego(President)|
|Products||Television broadcasting, radio and multimedia|
|Revenue||US$ 3900million (2012)|
|US$ 1850 million (2012)|
Number of employees
It operates two television networks in Mexico: Azteca 7 and Azteca Uno. It also operates repeaters and affiliate stations in most major and minor cities.
In the 1990s, during the presidency of Carlos Salinas de Gortari, several companies were privatized, including Imevisión (Spanish: Instituto Mexicano de Televisión; English Mexican Television Institute), which owned two channels (Red Nacional 7 and Red Nacional 13), which after its privatization, it would be renamed Televisión Azteca, S.A de C.V (except Canal 22 would pass under the power of Conaculta).
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- ↑ "Editorial Televisa, Worlds Largest Spanish-Language Publisher, Goes Live with K4 | MEI". Archived from the original on 2012-06-04. Retrieved 2013-05-01.
- ↑ Peschard-Sverdrup, Armand B.; Rioff, Sara (2005). Mexican Governance: From Single-party Rule to Divided Government. CSIS. p. 281. ISBN 978-0-89206-457-1.