MVS Comunicaciones

MVS Comunicaciones (MVS) is a Mexican media conglomerate. The company owns MASTV, MVS Radio operator of four national radio networks, MVS Televisión operator and distributor of 7 pay television networks, E-Go wireless broadband internet and 51% of Dish México.[1]

MVS Comunicaciones
IndustryMass media
Founded1967; 53 years ago (1967)
FounderJoaquín Vargas Gómez
HeadquartersMexico City, Mexico
Area served
Latin America
ServicesNetwork Television
Pay Television
Radio Networks

Pay televisionEdit

Dish MéxicoEdit

The main MVS pay television service is Dish México. Dish México is a company that operates a subscription satellite television service in México. On December 1, 2008, Dish México began to operate in México, after an agreement between Dish Network and MVS. Echostar owns 49% and MVS owns 51% of Dish México. All of Dish México's channels programming are dubbed or subtitled in Spanish or originally Spanish language. Dish does not beam Televisa or TV Azteca network locals due to a dispute between Dish and Televisa. Televisa wants to charge Dish México per subscriber for its feeds of free over the air Televisa networks. Dish, however, leases an HD receiver with a terrestrial antenna input which when connected to an over the air antenna picks up digital local stations signals free of charge.[2]


Logo for MASTV

MVS also owns MASTV, a wireless cable television company. The wireless cable company offers 17 channels to 11 cities in Mexico; Mexico City, Guadalajara, Leon, Mérida, Monterrey, Pachuca, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi, Toluca, Tuxtla Gutierrez, and Villahermosa. The system started operations on September 1, 1989 as MVS Multivisión in Mexico City. It later expanded to 10 other markets across Mexico. In 2002, MVS Multivision changed its name to MASTV.[3]

MVS TelevisiónEdit

MVS owns MVS Televisión that operates and distributes seven pay television networks; 52MX, a general entertainment network, Exa TV, a music video network, Multicinema, an American movie network, Multipremier, an international movie network, Cinelatino, a Spanish-speaking world movie network, Viva Sports, a sports network, and distributes Antena 3 Internacional in Latin America, a Spanish pay TV network. From 1991 until July 31, 2012, MVS owned and operated the children-oriented channel ZAZ. All seven television networks are available through Dish México and MASTV.[4]

Network Programming
52MX General
Antena 3 Internacional General from Spain
Cinelatino Latin American and Spanish movies
Exa FM Top 40 music videos
Multicinema American movies from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s
Multipremier More recent American movies, international movies and concerts
Viva Sports Sports and sport-related programming

MVS RadioEdit

MVS Radio operates 4 international radio networks owned by MVS Comunicaciones. These networks are Exa FM, La Mejor, Noticias MVS, and FM Globo. These networks broadcast in various countries including Argentina, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, and the United States. All MVS owned radio networks are available on Dish México.[5]

Network Programming
Exa FM Top 40
FM Globo Spanish romantic ballads
La Mejor Mexican Regional
MVS Noticias News and Talk


Logo for MVS from 1989 to 2002

MVS offers wireless broadband internet via microwaves called E-Go with the use of a USB modem. This service is currently available in Ciudad de México, Monterrey, Toluca, and Guadalajara.[6]


  1. ^ MVS Comunicaciones profile
  2. ^ Green light for MVS / Echostar union (in Spanish)
  3. ^ What is MASTV? Archived 2011-12-31 at the Wayback Machine (in Spanish)
  4. ^ MVS pay tv networks Archived 2012-01-01 at the Wayback Machine (in Spanish)
  5. ^ MVS Radio networks (in Spanish)
  6. ^ What is E-Go? Archived 2008-07-24 at the Wayback Machine (in Spanish)

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