List of Mexican television networks

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Mexico has adopted the NTSC and ATSC television transmission standards without any alterations. However, some unique local variations exist for DTH television due to transponder design variation in the Anik series of satellites.

National network list[edit]

All of the networks listed below operate a number of terrestrial TV stations. In addition, several of these networks are also aired on cable and satellite services.


Four television networks in Mexico have more than 75% national coverage and are thus required to be carried by all cable providers and offered at no cost by the broadcaster. Multimedios Televisión will be able to fulfill this obligation once it launches its stations won in the 2017 IFT-6 auction, which includes concessions in Mexico City, Guadalajara and Ciudad Juárez (a fifth network had space set aside for it in IFT-6, but no broadcaster chose to launch a new fifth network);

There are also several other significant national networks, which in some cases have coverage primarily provided by subchannels:


Of the many noncommercial services, there are only two national networks of retransmitters:

The digital SPR retransmitters offer Canal Once along with these important noncommercial television services:

Regional network[edit]

One independent regional network operates in Mexico:

State-level broadcast television networks[edit]

Mexico also has government-run state television networks in 26 of its 32 federal units:

Network State
Canal 26  Aguascalientes
Canal Ocho  Baja California Sur
TRC  Campeche
Canal 10 Chiapas  Chiapas
Canal 12  Colima
Capital 21  Mexican Federal District
TVCUATRO  Guanajuato
RTG  Guerrero
Hidalgo Radio y Televisión  Hidalgo
C7  Jalisco
Televisión Mexiquense State of México
SMRTV  Michoacán
El Canal de Morelos  Morelos
10Tv Nayarit  Nayarit
TVNL  Nuevo León
CORTV  Oaxaca
Puebla TV  Puebla
RTQ  Querétaro
Canal Nueve  San Luis Potosí
Telemax  Sonora
Televisión Tabasqueña  Tabasco
TDT  Tlaxcala
TVMÁS  Veracruz
Trecevisión  Yucatán
SIZART  Zacatecas

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