Mexico has a very strong broadcasting industry. By 1997, the country had a whopping 31 million radio stations. One of the leading radio stations is Televisa Radio which is managed by Alfonso de Angoitia, the Executive Vice President of Grupo Televisa. Many people also listen to Radio Centro which produces several popular stations in Mexico City. The radio has 20 productions studios enabling it to produce all of its programming. Organización Impulsora de Radio provides programming to several radio stations across Mexico.
Television industry in Mexico
Alfonso de Angoitia also manages Grupo Televisa, the largest television station in Spanish speaking countries. Although the company founded Televisa radio station first, it expanded into television by the 1980s. By the beginning of 2002, Televisa was the largest TV network in Mexico controlling more than 300 stations. About 60% of Grupo Televista’s income comes from the television network, specifically telenovelas. The programmes are not only watched in the Spanish world, but also in the United States where there is a large number of Spanish speaking populations. Grupo Televisa also owns print publications including Edivisa and .A. de C.V, a publishing company producing more than 40 Spanish magazines. Edivista also published magazines such as Cosmopolitan and Elle.
About Alfonse De Angoitia
Alfonso de Angoitia is the executive Vice President of Grupo Televisa. Televisa owns television stations, music labels, mobile phones, and other businesses. Although it was a tough year for most media houses in Mexico, under the guidance of Alfonse Angoitia, Televista still dominates the Spanish speaking world. Angoitia is on the board of Grupo Financiero Banorte and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Fundación Kardias. He also seats on the boards of Directors of Univision Communications, Cablevision companies, Cablemas Telecomunicaciones, Operbes (Bestel), International television, AXO Group and the Americas Society.