GRUPO TELEVISA S.A.B. DE C.V.

GRUPO TELEVISA S.A.B. DE C.V.

Previous company name
GRUPO TELEVISA S.A.
Name change date
1/1/2006
Company Overview
Grupo Televisa S.A..B. de C.V. is the largest television network in the world, and has interests in television production and broadcasting, programming for pay television, international distribution of television programming, direct-to-home satellite services, publishing and publishing distribution, cable television, radio production and broadcasting, dubbing, and the operation of a horizontal internet portal.
The company’s activity is carried out through nine segments. Pay Television Networks provide and distribute TV channels for pay-TV systems. Publishing segment publishes Spanish-language magazines in Mexico, the United States and Latin America. Programming Exports provide international licensing of TV programs. Television Broadcasting produces Spanish-language TV contents. Publishing Distribution segment distributes Spanish-language magazines and other consumer products in Mexico and Latin America. Sky Mexico provides direct-to-home satellite TV system. Cable Television offers cable TV services and broadband access in Mexico. Radio segment operates 80 owned and affiliated broadcast stations. Other businesses include digital web entertainment, gaming services, soccer team management, stadium operation and feature film production and distribution.
The company has its registered office in Mexico DF, Mexico. Its mission is to satisfy both the entertainment and information needs of its audiences and meet its profitability requirements via the highest standards of quality, creativity and social responsibility.
Business Summary
Grupo Televisa, S.A.B is a media company and a participant in the international entertainment industry. The Company operates broadcast channels in Mexico and complements its network coverage through affiliated stations throughout the country. During the year ended December 31, 2008, its broadcast television channels had an average sign-on to sign-off audience share of 72.3%. It produces pay television channels with national and international feeds, which reach subscribers throughout Latin America, the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific
Description and history
Grupo Televisa, S.A.B is a media company and a participant in the international entertainment industry. The Company operates broadcast channels in Mexico and complements its network coverage through affiliated stations throughout the country. During the year ended December 31, 2008, its broadcast television channels had an average sign-on to sign-off audience share of 72.3%. It produces pay television channels with national and international feeds, which reach subscribers throughout Latin America, the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. It exports its programs and formats to television networks worldwide. In 2008, it exported 64,803 hours of programming to approximately 60 countries. As of May 2009, it owned 58.3% of the capital stock and 49% of the voting stock of Cablemas. Cablemas operates in 49 cities.


Description in Spanish
GRUPO TELEVISA S.A.B Televisa es el segundo conglomerado de medios mбs grande de Amйrica Latina y la mayor productora de contenidos en espaсol en el mundo. Entre sus servicios se encuentran programaciуn de televisiуn de paga, distribuciуn internacional de programas en espaсol, servicio de televisiуn por satйlite, editoriales de revistas y periуdicos, estaciones de radio y producciуn de pelнculas.Grupo Televisa se encuentra listado en la Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV: TLEVISA) y en la Bolsa de Nueva York (NYSE: TV). Posee ademбs el 40% de las acciones del canal espaсol La Sexta, estrenado en marzo de 2006. En los Estados Unidos posee parte de la cadena televisiva Univisiуn, asн como es principal accionaria de empresas televisivas en diferentes paнses de Amйrica Latina y Espaсa.Hoy Televisa es la cadena de televisiуn en espaсol mбs grande del mundo.
Business Line
Television network with interests in television production and broadcasting, programming for pay television, international distribution of television programming, direct-to-home satellite services, publishing and publishing distribution, cable television, radio production and broadcasting, dubbing, and the operation of a horizontal internet portal
Subsidiary
ATLANTIDA DIGITAL S.A.
Advisor
COOPERS & LYBRAND
IPO date
12/10/1991
US SIC Code
4833
Company Address
2000, Av. Vasco de Quiroga

City province or state postal code
12210, SANTA FE
Phone: +52 55 5261 2445
Fax: +52 55 5261 2494
Country address: MEXICO
Website url: www.televisa.com