TBN Enlace USA

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TBN Enlace USA
Enlace TBN USA.png
Launched As early as 2002
Owned by Enlace Internacional
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Country United States
Broadcast area Over-the-air
(In select markets)
Nationwide
(via cable and satellite)
Worldwide
(via internet)
Headquarters San José, Costa Rica
Formerly called TBN Enlace USA (2002–2010)
Sister channel(s) TBN (United States)
The Church Channel (United States)
Smile of a Child (United States)
JCTV (United States)
TBN Nejat TV (United States)
The Healing Channel (United States)
TCI-Italia (Italy)
TBN Europe (United Kingdom)
CTV Christian Television (South Africa)
Enlace Juvenil (United States)
TBN Russia (Russia)
JCTV Russia (Russia)
Smile of a Child Russia (Russia)
JUCE (Russia)
TBN Africa (South Africa)
Family TV (Kenya)
TBN Asia (Philippines)
The Church Channel Asia (Philippines)
Smile of a Child Asia (Philippines)
JCTV Asia (Philippines)
Light TV 33 (Philippines)
Website Enlace
Availability
Terrestrial
Available in most markets x.4 on most TBN stations; for affiliates, check local listings for stations.
Satellite
DirecTV Channel 448
Dish Network Channel 9411
Glorystar Channel 201
Cable
Verizon FiOS Channel 1740
SkyCable Check local listings
IPTV
AT&T U-verse Channel 3078
Sky Angel Channel 147

Enlace is an American Christian-based broadcast television network. Enlace provides Inspirational Christian programming to the Hispanic community. The network features culturally relevant, faith-based programming to Hispanics of all age groups.[1] Enlace's primary headquarters are in San José, Costa Rica. In addition, Enlace owns and operates studios, offices, and call centers in most Latin American countries. In the U.S., Enlace's broadcast facilities are located in Irving, Texas.[2]

Background[edit]

Enlace TBN logo prior to 2010.

The network's lineup consists of various inspirational and faith programs including church services, music videos, concerts, talk shows, children’s programs and movies. Over 80% of its programs are produced in Latin America by ministries such as Claudio Freidzon of Argentina, Cash Luna of Casa De Dios in Guatemala, and U.S. Hispanic organizations such as Guillermo Maldonado of Miami, Florida, and Danilo Montero of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas.

Concerts and music videos are key components of the network's program lineup featuring singers such as Jesus Adrian Romero, Marco Barrientos, Marcos Witt, Funky, Julisa, and Daniel Calveti. Programs are produced in several countries such as Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Honduras, Venezuela, Argentina, Colombia and in several U.S. cities. The network also features Spanish-language dubs of televangelist programs, such as Michael Rood, and John Hagee.[3]

Technical Information[edit]

Having been broadcast in the U.S. as early as 2002, Enlace is currently available through various cable providers nationwide, and is carried over-the-air on digital subchannels of TBN owned-and-operated and affiliated stations, usually on the fourth subchannel; it is also available across North America, including Mexico on Glorystar Christian Satellite. The network is also streamed on Enlace and TBN's official website for use externally in browsers and media players, available at different speeds for dial-up and broadband connections. As of April 2011, Enlace is one of nine channels that are featured with live real-time webcasts on the TBN Mobile App, developed by Trinet Internet Solutions, Inc., and available for free on iTunes for the Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.[4] An EDGE, 3G, 4G or WiFi connection is required for the live broadcasts.[5]

On December 16, 2009, DirecTV in the United States began carrying Enlace on channel 448, making it available as part of its various English, Spanish and international packages.[6] On February 2011, Dish Network began carrying Enlace on channel 9411.

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