|Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua /
El Paso, Texas / Las Cruces,
|City of license||Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua|
|Slogan||El Canal de las Noticias
(Spanish: The News Channel)
|Channels||Analog: 44 (UHF)
Digital: 45 (UHF)
Virtual: 44 (PSIP)
44.2 44 Alternativo
44.3 UACJ TV
44.4 Milenio Televisión
|Translators||K40FW 40 (El Paso, Texas, 1998-2003
Now a Multimedios Televisión-affiliate)
(Arnoldo Cabada De La O)
|Founded||October 16, 1980|
|First air date||October 16, 1980|
|Call letters' meaning||XH Intermedia Juárez (Intermedia's Flagship station)|
|Sister station(s)||XHILA-TV (Mexicali, Baja California)|
|Former affiliations||Telemundo (1990s)
Azteca 7 (1993-1997)
Spanish Independent (2000-2005)
|Transmitter power||1,279 kW Analog
150 kW Digital
|Height||166 m (545 ft) (digital)|
XHIJ-TV, Canal 44, is a Spanish-language affiliate of cadenatres serving the Ciudad Juárez-El Paso-Las Cruces metropolitan area. The station is licensed to Ciudád Juarez and was once a Telemundo station during the 1990s., also of Azteca 7 between 1993 and 1997, and CNI between 1995 and 2000. and was an independent station between 2000 and 2005. Today, Telemundo is now seen on KTDO channel 48 in Las Cruces and Azteca 7 programming since 1997 on the TV Azteca-owned XHCJH-TV channel 20.
XHIJ-TV and KTSM-TV in El Paso share resources especially with violence in Juarez.
By Mexican law, XHIJ was required to turn off its analog signal and transition to digital television by December 31, 2012. However, on November 1, 2011, XHIJ-TDT began broadcasting in digital on UHF channel 45. Through the use of PSIP, digital television receivers display XHIJ-TDT's virtual channel as 44.1.
The station's digital channel is multiplexed.
|44.1||45.1||1080i||16:9||XHIJ TV||Cadenatres||Main XHIJ HD Programming|
|44.2||45.2||480i||4:3||44 Alternativo||Alternative Programming|
|44.3||45.3||UACJ TV||Educational programming by UACJ|
|44.4||45.4||Milenio Television||24-hours Spanish Language News|
- La Semana En Resumen: 5AM-6AM (Monday) / Contacto Nocturno: 5AM-6AM (Tuesday-Friday)
- Contacto Matutino: 6AM-9AM (Monday-Friday)
- Contacto Mitad Del Dia: 2PM-3PM (Monday-Friday)
- Contacto Tarde: 4:55PM-6PM (Monday-Friday)
- CadenaTres Noticias: 9:00-9:25PM (Monday-Friday)
- Contacto Nocturno: 9:25PM-11PM (Monday-Friday)
- Contacto En Movimiento: 7AM-9AM (Saturday)
- La Semana En Resumen: 10PM-11PM (Sunday)
Due to the conversion from analog to digital television in México (which is a phased process), XHIJ must shut off its analog signal by November 26, 2013.