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The Instituto Mexicano de la Radio (English: "Mexican Radio Institute") is a Mexican public broadcaster, akin to National Public Radio in the US. It is also known as IMER. Its slogan is "Inteligente Manera de Escuchar Radio" (English: [the] intelligent way to listen [to] radio").

Instituto Mexicano de la Radio
TypePublic broadcasting
radio network
AvailabilityNational; available throughout Mexican states
HeadquartersMexico City, Mexico
OwnerState governments
Key people
Ana Cecilia Valdés Terrazas
Launch date
March 23, 1983
Official website
IMER official site


It was founded in 1983 as a companion to the public TV broadcaster Imevisión, since privatized and known as TV Azteca. When Imevisión was privatized, XEIMT-TV (Imevisión's cultural channel) and IMER remained under government control.

Current stationsEdit

Defunct stationsEdit

  • XERMX-OC (international short-wave service)

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