Television in Latin America

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Television in Latin America currently includes more than 1,500 television stations and more than 60 million tv sets throughout the 20 countries that constitute latin America. Due to economic and political problems television networks in some countries of this region have developed less than the North American and European networks, for instance. In other countries like Colombia or Chile, television broadcasting has historically been public-broadcast dominated until the 1990s.[citation needed] The largest commercial television groups are Mexico-based Televisa, Brazil-based Globo and Canada-based Canwest Latin American Group. Due to the shared language of Spanish by two thirds of Latin Americans a lot of programmes and broadcasters operate throughout the region, offering both United States television (often dubbed into Spanish) and Spanish-language television.

Argentina[edit]

Bolivia[edit]

Main article: Television in Bolivia

Brazil[edit]

Main article: Television in Brazil

Chile[edit]

Main article: Television in Chile

Colombia[edit]

Costa Rica[edit]

Cuba[edit]

Main article: Television in Cuba

Dominican Republic[edit]

Ecuador[edit]

Main article: Television in Ecuador

El Salvador[edit]

Guatemala[edit]

VHF

UHF

Satellite

Guatemala don't have a digital terrestrial standard yet, but it seems that ISDB-T it will be the norm. Albavision used to broadcast for 4 years in the ATSC norm on channel 19 HDTV, but is back to analog on that same frequency.

Honduras[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Main article: Television in Mexico

Nicaragua[edit]

Panama[edit]

Paraguay[edit]

Peru[edit]

Main article: Television in Peru

National networks[edit]

Frequency numbers for Lima in analog TV. (most are also available on DTT)

Pay TV[edit]

National channels from Telefónica's Cable Mágico, the country's most popular operator.

Puerto Rico[edit]

Puerto Rico follows USA TV Code system

  • Telemundo de PR (WKAQ)
  • Sistema TV (WMTJ)
  • WAPA TV. (WAPA)
  • Puerto Rico TV ( WIPR) government
  • TeleIsla (WSTE)
  • Univisión PR ( WLII)
  • Canal de Vídeos ( WTCV)
  • TeleOro (WORO) religious-catholic church
  • New conscience network (WUJA (religious)
  • La cadena del milagro WCCV RELIGIOUS
  • MUNDO FOX PR (wjpx)
  • Mega tv pr WSJU
  • Telesur pr WECN
  • Bayamon Christian network WDWL RELIGIOUS
  • AMÉRICA TE VE PR (WIRS)
  • Canal iglesia de dios Pentecostal WIDP RELIGIOUS
  • VMAX (WRFB)
  • Accu weather WMEI
  • WAPA 2 (sports)
  • Punto dos

Uruguay[edit]

Main article: Television in Uruguay

Venezuela[edit]