History
    • 2013 -

      Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (NYSE:TV; BMV: TLEVISA CPO)  celebrated 20 years of being listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Emilio Azcárraga Jean, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Televisa, joined by Messrs. Bernardo Gómez and Alfonso de Angoitia, Executive Vice Presidents, Mr. José Bastón, President of Television and Content, Salvi Folch, Chief Financial Officer, and Carlos Madrazo, Investor Relations Officer, rang the opening bell to commemorate its stock-listing anniversary. (Press Release)

    • 2013 -

      Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (NYSE:TV; BMV: TLEVISA CPO)  celebrated 20 years of being listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Emilio Azcárraga Jean, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Televisa, joined by Messrs. Bernardo Gómez and Alfonso de Angoitia, Executive Vice Presidents, Mr. José Bastón, President of Television and Content, Salvi Folch, Chief Financial Officer, and Carlos Madrazo, Investor Relations Officer, rang the opening bell to commemorate its stock-listing anniversary. (Press Release)

    • 2013 -

      Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. ("Televisa"; NYSE:TV;BMV:TLEVISA CPO) announced on May 7th, 2013 the pricing of Ps.6,500 million aggregate principal amount of 7.25% senior notes due 2043 registered with Mexico's Banking and Securities Commission (Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). (Press Release)

    • 2013 -

      Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. ("Televisa"; NYSE:TV;BMV:TLEVISA CPO) announced on May 7th, 2013 the pricing of Ps.6,500 million aggregate principal amount of 7.25% senior notes due 2043 registered with Mexico's Banking and Securities Commission (Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). (Press Release)

    • 2012 -

      Televisa converts the debentures issued by GSF Telecom Holdings and now holds 50% equity Stake in GSF, the controlling company of Grupo Iusacell. (Press Release)

    • 2012 -

      Televisa converts the debentures issued by GSF Telecom Holdings and now holds 50% equity Stake in GSF, the controlling company of Grupo Iusacell. (Press Release)

    • 2011 -

      Televisa and Iusacell announced that they have reached an agreement under wich Televisa will make an investment of US$37.5 in equity and US$1,565 million in convertible debt of Iusacell. Upon conversion of the debt, the equity participation of Televisa in Iusacell will be 50% (Press Release)

    • 2011 -

      Televisa and Iusacell announced that they have reached an agreement under wich Televisa will make an investment of US$37.5 in equity and US$1,565 million in convertible debt of Iusacell. Upon conversion of the debt, the equity participation of Televisa in Iusacell will be 50% (Press Release)

    • 2010 -
      The world's leading Spanish-language media companies - Univision Communications Inc. and Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. - announced an agreement in which Televisa will make a substantial investment in Univision and the long-term Program License Agreement (PLA) between the two companies will be expanded and extended. As a result, Televisa and Univision will enhance their respective business potential and value creation opportunities. (Press Release)
    • 2010 -
      The world's leading Spanish-language media companies - Univision Communications Inc. and Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. - announced an agreement in which Televisa will make a substantial investment in Univision and the long-term Program License Agreement (PLA) between the two companies will be expanded and extended. As a result, Televisa and Univision will enhance their respective business potential and value creation opportunities. (Press Release)
    • 2010 -
      Televisa Networks enhances portfolio offer launching a news pay-TV channel: Foro TV.
    • 2010 -
      Televisa Networks enhances portfolio offer launching a news pay-TV channel: Foro TV.
    • 2009 -
      Televisa Networks and Televisa Deportes offer a new option in pay-TV initially in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean: Televisa Deportes Network (TDN). A new sports specialized pay-TV channel that offers 24-hour-a-day programming 365 days a year.
    • 2009 -
      Televisa Networks and Televisa Deportes offer a new option in pay-TV initially in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean: Televisa Deportes Network (TDN). A new sports specialized pay-TV channel that offers 24-hour-a-day programming 365 days a year.
    • 2009 -
      Sky continues to expand through out Central America and the Dominican Republic launching operations in El Salvador and Honduras.
    • 2009 -
      Sky continues to expand through out Central America and the Dominican Republic launching operations in El Salvador and Honduras.
    • 2008 -
      Televisa converts its long-term notes into 99.99% of the equity of Alvafig, which holds 49% of the voting equity of Cablemás, the second-largest cable company in Mexico based on number of subscribers and homes passed.     (Press Release)
    • 2008 -
      Televisa converts its long-term notes into 99.99% of the equity of Alvafig, which holds 49% of the voting equity of Cablemás, the second-largest cable company in Mexico based on number of subscribers and homes passed.     (Press Release)
    • 2008 -
      Televisa and NBC Universal's Telemundo, a U.S.-based producer of innovative Spanish-language content for Hispanics in the United States and around the world, enter into a strategic alliance agreement to distribute Telemundo content in Mexico across multiple platforms including broadcast TV, pay-TV and emerging digital platforms.    (Press Release)
    • 2008 -
      Televisa and NBC Universal's Telemundo, a U.S.-based producer of innovative Spanish-language content for Hispanics in the United States and around the world, enter into a strategic alliance agreement to distribute Telemundo content in Mexico across multiple platforms including broadcast TV, pay-TV and emerging digital platforms.    (Press Release)
    • 2008 -
      Sky continues to expand through out Central America and the Dominican Republic launching operations in Nicaragua, Panamá and Guatemala.
    • 2008 -
      Sky continues to expand through out Central America and the Dominican Republic launching operations in Nicaragua, Panamá and Guatemala.
    • 2007 -
      Sky launches operations in Central America, closing the year with 33 thousand subscribers in Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic.
    • 2007 -
      Sky launches operations in Central America, closing the year with 33 thousand subscribers in Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic.
    • 2007 -
      Cablestar acquires the majority of the assets of Bestel. Cablestar is owned 70% by Empresas Cablevision, in which Televisa owns a 51% stake; 15% by Televisión Internacional; and 15% by Cablemás.     (Press Release)
    • 2007 -
      Cablestar acquires the majority of the assets of Bestel. Cablestar is owned 70% by Empresas Cablevision, in which Televisa owns a 51% stake; 15% by Televisión Internacional; and 15% by Cablemás.     (Press Release)
    • 2007 -
      Televisa acquires 99.9% of the shares of Editorial Atlántida, the leading magazine publishing company in Argentina.     (Press Release)
    • 2007 -
      Televisa acquires 99.9% of the shares of Editorial Atlántida, the leading magazine publishing company in Argentina.     (Press Release)
    • 2007 -
      The Ministry of Communications and Transportation granted Televisa's subsidiary Empresas Cablevisión a concession to offer fixed telephony services through its network. Cablevision began offering triple play services the next year.    (Press Release)
    • 2007 -
      The Ministry of Communications and Transportation granted Televisa's subsidiary Empresas Cablevisión a concession to offer fixed telephony services through its network. Cablevision began offering triple play services the next year.    (Press Release)
    • 2006 -
      Televisa changes its Global Depositary Receipts (GDR) ratio from 1 GDR per 20 Certificados de Participación Ordinarios (CPOs) to 1 GDR per 5 CPOs, a 1:4 GDR split. This ratio change was effective for holders of record on February 27, 2006. The effective date for the ratio change was March 22, 2006.     (Press Release)
    • 2006 -
      Televisa changes its Global Depositary Receipts (GDR) ratio from 1 GDR per 20 Certificados de Participación Ordinarios (CPOs) to 1 GDR per 5 CPOs, a 1:4 GDR split. This ratio change was effective for holders of record on February 27, 2006. The effective date for the ratio change was March 22, 2006.     (Press Release)
    • 2006 -
      Televisa acquire a 50% interest in Televisión Internacional, a cable television company with a license to operate in the city of Monterrey and other areas in northern Mexico.
    • 2006 -
      Televisa acquire a 50% interest in Televisión Internacional, a cable television company with a license to operate in the city of Monterrey and other areas in northern Mexico.
    • 2005 -
      The government of Spain granted a concession for a free-to-air television channel to the consortium formed by Televisa and Grupo Audiovisual de Medios de Producción ("GAMP"). Televisa holds a 40% participation interest in the consortium, and GAMP holds a 60% interest.     (Press Release)
    • 2005 -
      The government of Spain granted a concession for a free-to-air television channel to the consortium formed by Televisa and Grupo Audiovisual de Medios de Producción ("GAMP"). Televisa holds a 40% participation interest in the consortium, and GAMP holds a 60% interest.     (Press Release)
    • 2005 -
      Televisa and EMI, the world's largest independent music company combine their respective strengths in music, distribution and media to enter into a major new partnership, forming a new joint venture record company in Mexico (Televisa EMI Music), and Televisa's participation in EMI's US Latin operations.     (Press Release)
    • 2005 -
      Televisa and EMI, the world's largest independent music company combine their respective strengths in music, distribution and media to enter into a major new partnership, forming a new joint venture record company in Mexico (Televisa EMI Music), and Televisa's participation in EMI's US Latin operations.     (Press Release)
    • 2004 -
      Televisa and Hispanic Publishing Group (HPG) reach a strategic alliance allowing Editorial Televisa to include in its portfolio its first two English-written magazines for Hispanics in the US: Hispanic Magazine, with a 280,000 circulation, and Hispanic Trends, with a 75,000 circulation.     (Press Release)
    • 2004 -
      Televisa and Hispanic Publishing Group (HPG) reach a strategic alliance allowing Editorial Televisa to include in its portfolio its first two English-written magazines for Hispanics in the US: Hispanic Magazine, with a 280,000 circulation, and Hispanic Trends, with a 75,000 circulation.     (Press Release)
    • 2004 -
      Sky Mexico began operations in late 1996, and by 2004 had more than 940,000 subscribers, annual sales of approximately $4.2 billion pesos and EBITDA of approximately $1.4 billion pesos. On April 1, 2004, Televisa began consolidating Sky Mexico in its financial statements. Also during 2004, DirecTV ceased operations in Mexico and in an effort to provide an alternative, DirecTV sold its subscriber list to Sky Mexico.     (Press Release)
    • 2004 -
      Sky Mexico began operations in late 1996, and by 2004 had more than 940,000 subscribers, annual sales of approximately $4.2 billion pesos and EBITDA of approximately $1.4 billion pesos. On April 1, 2004, Televisa began consolidating Sky Mexico in its financial statements. Also during 2004, DirecTV ceased operations in Mexico and in an effort to provide an alternative, DirecTV sold its subscriber list to Sky Mexico.     (Press Release)
    • 2004 -
      Radiópolis, Televisa's radio subsidiary, signs an agreement with Radiorama affiliating 41 stations (22 AM and 19 FM) to its network and reaching a total of 71 stations. Radiópolis news, entertainment, sports and music content, in combination with its brands, reached at this moment 90% of the country.    (Press Release)
    • 2004 -
      Radiópolis, Televisa's radio subsidiary, signs an agreement with Radiorama affiliating 41 stations (22 AM and 19 FM) to its network and reaching a total of 71 stations. Radiópolis news, entertainment, sports and music content, in combination with its brands, reached at this moment 90% of the country.    (Press Release)
    • 2004 -
      Televisa realizes a series of transactions to concentrate all equity ownership in the Company at the Televisa level. The initiatives fall into three categories: i) Televisa Share Recapitalization, ii) Televicentro Capital Reduction, and iii) Trust Agreement.     (Press Release)
    • 2004 -
      Televisa realizes a series of transactions to concentrate all equity ownership in the Company at the Televisa level. The initiatives fall into three categories: i) Televisa Share Recapitalization, ii) Televicentro Capital Reduction, and iii) Trust Agreement.     (Press Release)
    • 2004 -
      Televisa's Board of Directors approves a Dividend Policy under which the Company will pay an annual regular dividend of MXP$0.35 per CPO.     (Press Release)
    • 2004 -
      Televisa's Board of Directors approves a Dividend Policy under which the Company will pay an annual regular dividend of MXP$0.35 per CPO.     (Press Release)
    • 2002 -
      Televisa and Corporación Interamericana de Entretenimiento (CIE), the leading live entertainment company in Latin America, Spain and the Latin U.S. market, form a strategic alliance under which Televisa acquires 40% of OCESA Entretenimiento, a newly formed subsidiary of CIE.    (Press Release)
    • 2002 -
      Televisa and Corporación Interamericana de Entretenimiento (CIE), the leading live entertainment company in Latin America, Spain and the Latin U.S. market, form a strategic alliance under which Televisa acquires 40% of OCESA Entretenimiento, a newly formed subsidiary of CIE.    (Press Release)
    • 2001 -
      Televisa and Venevision increase their ownership stake in Univision Communications and Univision acquires Televisa's music recording company, Fonovisa, North America's premier Latin music label.    (Press Release)
    • 2001 -
      Televisa and Venevision increase their ownership stake in Univision Communications and Univision acquires Televisa's music recording company, Fonovisa, North America's premier Latin music label.    (Press Release)
    • 2001 -
      Grupo Televisa reaches an agreement with Grupo Prisa, a leading Spanish language communications group, to develop the radio industry in Mexico. Under the agreement, Grupo Prisa acquires a 50% non-voting stake in Sistema Radiopolis.    (Press Release)
    • 2001 -
      Grupo Televisa reaches an agreement with Grupo Prisa, a leading Spanish language communications group, to develop the radio industry in Mexico. Under the agreement, Grupo Prisa acquires a 50% non-voting stake in Sistema Radiopolis.    (Press Release)
    • 2001 -
      EsMas.com, the Mexican based content Internet portal owned by Televisa purchases Submarino.com-Mexico, the leading Mexican E-shopping site.    (Press Release)
    • 2001 -
      EsMas.com, the Mexican based content Internet portal owned by Televisa purchases Submarino.com-Mexico, the leading Mexican E-shopping site.    (Press Release)
    • 1997 -
      Emilio Azcárraga Milmo-president of the company for more than 25 years, and creator of the leading media group in the Spanish-speaking world-passes away. Emilio Azcárraga Jean becomes president of the company.
    • 1997 -
      Emilio Azcárraga Milmo-president of the company for more than 25 years, and creator of the leading media group in the Spanish-speaking world-passes away. Emilio Azcárraga Jean becomes president of the company.
    • 1995 -
      VISAT (now Televisa Networks) is created. VISAT produces and distributes channels for pay television operators in Mexico and abroad.
    • 1995 -
      VISAT (now Televisa Networks) is created. VISAT produces and distributes channels for pay television operators in Mexico and abroad.
    • 1993 -
      Televisa holds its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.
    • 1993 -
      Televisa holds its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.
    • 1991 -
      Televisa holds its initial public offering on the Mexican Stock Exchange.
    • 1991 -
      Televisa holds its initial public offering on the Mexican Stock Exchange.
    • 1985 -
      Channel 8 changes its signal and becomes XEQ Channel 9
    • 1985 -
      Channel 8 changes its signal and becomes XEQ Channel 9
    • 1973 -
      Telesistema Mexicano and Television Independiente de México are integrated to form Televisa (television via satellite), to coordinate, operate, and transmit the signals of channels 2, 4, 5, and 8.
    • 1973 -
      Telesistema Mexicano and Television Independiente de México are integrated to form Televisa (television via satellite), to coordinate, operate, and transmit the signals of channels 2, 4, 5, and 8.
    • 1972 -
      Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta passes away, and Emilio Azcárraga Milmo is appointed as president of the company. Mr. Azcárraga Milmo had begun to realize his vision for the company in 1961 with the launch of Spanish International Network (SIN), in the United States. SIN later became Univision.
    • 1972 -
      Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta passes away, and Emilio Azcárraga Milmo is appointed as president of the company. Mr. Azcárraga Milmo had begun to realize his vision for the company in 1961 with the launch of Spanish International Network (SIN), in the United States. SIN later became Univision.
    • 1969 -
      Intermex, our publishing distribution company with operations in Mexico and abroad, is created.
    • 1969 -
      Intermex, our publishing distribution company with operations in Mexico and abroad, is created.
    • 1968 -
      Cablevision, our cable television segment, is created.
    • 1968 -
      Cablevision, our cable television segment, is created.
    • 1966 -
      Construction begins on the Azteca Stadium, which has seating capacity for more than 100 thousand people, the highest in Latin America.
    • 1966 -
      Construction begins on the Azteca Stadium, which has seating capacity for more than 100 thousand people, the highest in Latin America.
    • 1955 -
      Telesistema Mexicano is created from the combination of channels 2, 4, and 5
    • 1955 -
      Telesistema Mexicano is created from the combination of channels 2, 4, and 5
    • 1952 -
      Guillermo Gonzalez Camarena, creator of the color television, receives a concession for a third television channel, XHGC Channel 5.
    • 1952 -
      Guillermo Gonzalez Camarena, creator of the color television, receives a concession for a third television channel, XHGC Channel 5.
    • 1951 -
      A second television channel, XEWTV Channel 2, officially launches over the air, transmitting its signal from the XEW facilities. Founded by media pioneer Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta, Channel 2's the slogan is "La Voz de la America Latina desde México": "The Latin American voice from Mexico". In the same year, Televicentro opens facilities in Mexico City.
    • 1951 -
      A second television channel, XEWTV Channel 2, officially launches over the air, transmitting its signal from the XEW facilities. Founded by media pioneer Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta, Channel 2's the slogan is "La Voz de la America Latina desde México": "The Latin American voice from Mexico". In the same year, Televicentro opens facilities in Mexico City.
    • 1950 -
      With the creation of the first television channel, XHTV Channel 4, Mexico becomes the first nation in Latin America to enjoy television.
    • 1950 -
      With the creation of the first television channel, XHTV Channel 4, Mexico becomes the first nation in Latin America to enjoy television.
    • 1930 -
      Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta creates the first radio station in Latin America, station XEW.
    • 1930 -
      Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta creates the first radio station in Latin America, station XEW.