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|Type||Spanish-language broadcast television network|
|Slogan||Siempre con usted|
(Always with you)
|Headquarters||San José, Costa Rica|
|Owner||Olga Cozza de Picado|
|May 9, 1960(as Teletica Canal 7)|
In October 1958 an agreement was signed that gave rise to Televisora de Costa Rica S.A., Teletica Channel 7. Mario Echandi, President of Costa Rica, decided to grant licenses to private television. Two men were his great predecessors, in the area of business, Mr. René Picado Esquivel and the area of electronics, Mr. Carlos Manuel Reyes and his wife Andreina Otalvaro.
On May 9, 1960 the first television image was aired. People were amazed to have this new world in their homes. From its first day on the air, its goals were to inform, educate and entertain, stimulate art and culture, and encourage further commercial development through advertising activity.
Teletica Canal 7Edit
This is the flagship TV station of the media group. It airs news, sports, and imported programs from Televisa in Mexico, Univision and Telemundo in the United States, and Venevisión in Venezuela. Other programs are from NBC, ABC, and CBS.
XPERTV Canal 33Edit
The channel was established in 2009 and focuses to small and medium companies, airing lifestyle programming and minor sporting events.
Sports channel, launched in 2013, focusing on local sporting events. This channel exclusively available on Cable Tica.
Since 1991, this has been the most popular cable network in San Jose, Costa Rica, including internet service and HD channels.