Telemetro

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Telemetro Panama
Panama City, Panama
Branding Telemetro
Slogan Parte de tu vida (English: Part of your life)
Channels Analog: 13 VHF
Digital: 44 DVB-T
Translators (Ch.6) Chiriqui, Bocas
(Ch.3) Azuero, Cocle
(Ch.7) Colon, Darien
(Ch.13)Veraguas
Owner Corporacion Medcom
First air date October 13, 1981
Sister station(s) RPC TV MallTv 7
Former callsigns Canal 13
Website www.telemetro.com

Telemetro is a television network headquartered in Panama City, Panama, with repeaters throughout the country. The station broadcasts in NTSC format and in Panama City also in DVB-T format. In 1996 Telemetro and RPC TV merged and formed Corporacion Medcom.

Main programming consists on news, novelas, and local reality shows; it has a direct rivalry with TVN since it has similar programming.

History[edit]

In 1981, Nicolas Gonzalez Revilla founded Telemetro as a metropolitan VHF scrambled pay-per-view channel, this format wasn't successful and was replaced for regular broadcasting, by 1983 reached Colon Province, by 1990 expanded to Central Provinces and finally in 1992, covered Chiriqui and Bocas del Toro to have national coverage.

Specific programming[edit]

News[edit]

  • Telemetro Reporta Matutino (Morning News): Delia Muñoz, Alvaro Alvarado and Virna Quintero.
  • Telemetro Reporta Mediodía (Noon News): Vanessa Calviño and Massiel Rodriguez.
  • Telemetro Reporta Estelar (Evening News): Jenia Nenzen and Jose Escobar.

Mall TV[edit]

Mall Tv
Launched July 10, 2001 (2001-07-10)
Owned by Corporacion Medcom
Country Panama
Language Spanish
Broadcast area Panama City, Panama
Headquarters Ave. 12 Octubre
Formerly called Tele 7
Sister channel(s) RPC-TV, Telemetro
Website www.medcom.com.pa
Availability
Terrestrial
VHF 7
DVB-T 43
Cable
Cable Onda 7

Originally launched as a kids programming channel under the brand of Tele 7 In 2011 the channel was relaunched as Mall TV to feature local shopping stores ads, real state development, health clinics and infomercials. The channel is also available in many provinces by cable with Cable Onda.

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