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XEQ-TDT (channel 22, virtual channel 9) is a Televisa TV station, based in Mexico City. XEQ is the flagship television station of the Nu9ve network. The Nu9ve network, unlike the other major networks in Mexico, is broadcast by a mix of full-time repeaters as well as local stations, operated by Televisa and its local partners, that also produce and air local programs.

Mexico City, Mexico
ChannelsDigital: 22 (UHF)[1]
Virtual: 9 (PSIP)
SloganTodo Tuyo (All Yours)
(Teleimagen del Noroeste, S.A. de C.V.)
FoundedJune 23, 1967; 53 years ago (1967-06-23)
First air date
January 25, 1969; 52 years ago (1969-01-25)
Former call signs
XHTM-TV (1968-1985)
Former channel number(s)
8 (VHF), (1968-1985 in Mexico City; in Toluca, until 2016)
9 (VHF), (1985–2015)
Digital: 44 (2005-2017)
Call sign meaning
comes from radio station XEQ-AM
Technical information
Licensing authority
ERP270 kW (Mexico City digital)
200 kW (Toluca digital)


XEQ was founded in 1968, as XHTM-TV channel 8 operated by Televisión Independiente de México (TIM). TIM was headquartered at Estudios San Angel from the time it signed on.[2] In January 1973, TIM merged with Telesistema Mexicano, becoming Televisión Vía Satélite, better known as Televisa. TIM's Mexico City headquarters and production center became Televisa San Angel, which along with Televisa's original Chapultepec facility, is one of the network's two primary Mexico City studios.

In 1985, Imevisión desired to add a VHF station in Mexico City, which became XHIMT-TV channel 7. In order to accomplish this, a complex channel swap was conducted involving XHTM and Televisa's relay stations at Altzomoni in the State of Mexico. XEX-TV, then on channel 7, was moved to 8, and XEQ-TV, then on 9, was moved to channel 10. As part of the move, Televisa moved the XEQ-TV callsign to Mexico City, so the two repeaters on Puebla became XEX-TV and XHTM-TV.

For much of the 1980s, Televisa devoted channel 9 to noncommercial cultural and educational programming. This ended in 1992 with XEQ-TV returning to commercial programming.

In 2018, the concessions of all Televisa-owned Nu9ve stations were consolidated in the concessionaire Teleimagen del Noroeste, S.A. de C.V., as part of a corporate reorganization of Televisa's concessionaires.

Digital channelsEdit

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming
9.1 1080i 16:9 XEQ Main XEQ-TDT programming / Nu9ve

Analog-to-digital conversionEdit

XEQ-TV and other television stations in Mexico City and Toluca discontinued regular programming on its analog signal, over VHF channel 9 (8 in Toluca), on December 17, 2015 at 12:00 a.m., as part of the IFT federally mandated transition from analog to digital television.

In 2016, in order to facilitate the repacking of TV services out of the 600 MHz band (channels 38-51), XEQ was allowed to move from channel 44 to channel 22. The change occurred in April 2017, including a brief period in which both facilities operated at the same time. The Toluca transmitter repacked in July 2018 at the same time as the other Televisa stations in Toluca.


A major repeater of XEQ is located in Toluca, Estado de México, broadcasting from Cerro Jocotitlán on digital channel 22 (virtual channel 9, formerly 8) with 200 kW ERP.[3] It is among the most powerful repeaters of its type in the country.

The Toluca station carries certain local programs and is known as Nu9ve Estado de México. Local programming in Toluca began in 2002.

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