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Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) reported that Voz Media bought its Spanish-language network Mega TV for $64 million dollars. With this sale, Mega TV, which targets Spanish-speaking Latino audiences in the US and Puerto Rico, will continue to be owned by a Hispanic company.
The purchase still needs to be approved by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Mega TV, which is headquartered in Miami, is distributed via air, cable and satellite signals in Puerto Rico, and has several affiliates in the continental United States.
This chain broadcasts around thirty original programsincluding Bayly, Dante Night Show, Mega Noticiero, La Corte del Pueblo, Latin Angels and Mega Kids.
“I am very proud of the nearly two decades of award-winning programming, community dedication and industry achievements achieved by Mega TV, a network that has managed to carve out its own unique position among Hispanic viewers in the US and Puerto Rico,” he said. Raúl Alarcón, CEO of SBS, in a statement.
“I am especially pleased to leave this unique resource in the hands of a dedicated Hispanic owner, Orlando Salazar, founder of Voz Media, who will continue Mega TV’s expansion and honor its unwavering commitment to faithfully serve our nation’s burgeoning Latino population.” added.
Voz Media was founded in 2022 by CEO Orlando Salazar in Dallas, with headquarters in Las Colinas, Texas.
Voz Media, a company that provides news and alternative content for Latinos, is planning a slate of original series and movies that reflect the core Hispanic values of hard work, faith and commitment to family.
The content will be aimed at the Spanish-speaking audience in the US and Latin America.
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