Mexico is a growing media market with a wide range of companies providing news, sports, financial and cultural information through newspapers, radio, television and internet services. While Televisa and TV Azteca operate Mexico’s only national television networks, there are a number of smaller players in the industry. They include the government-run channels 11 and 22 as well as hundreds of regional companies. One of Mexico’s most powerful media companies is Telmex, the national telephone company and largest internet provider. They will soon begin offering cable television service.
There are several major newspapers in Mexico. They include Reforma, El Norte, La Jornada, El Universal, Milenio, El Financiero, El Economista and the English language newspaper, The News, aimed at tourists, expatriates and English-speaking Mexicans. The country also has many very popular radio stations. Some of the most listened to are
Televisa Radio, Radio Centro, Radio Formula, Radio Acir and Radio Unam. People have access to the internet in most parts of Mexico. There are some 22.8 million regular users. While Telmex is the largest provider, smaller phone companies like Axtel and Maxcom as well as cable television companies offer internet service as well.
One of the most powerful men in Mexican media circles is Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega. He is executive vice president and director of the Spanish-speaking world’s largest media company, Grupo Televisa, S.A.. Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega began his career in New York City where he worked with White & Case LLP. He then founded one of Mexico’s leading law firms, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C. Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega was Grupo Televisa CEO Emilio Azcárraga’s personal attorney and helped him sign a $1.2 billion deal with Univision to expand Grupo Televisa’s reach to the large Hispanic population in the United States.
A highly respected businessman, Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega is on the board of numerous large, powerful companies in Mexico. He also works with many influential people of business, philanthropic, political and cultural importance internationally. Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega works with several philanthropic organizations including Kardias A.C., Fundación Mexicana para la Salud A.C. and the American School Foundation.