Mexico offers its citizens and visitors a wide range of options when it comes to media. There is free and pay television, an abundance of radio stations, many popular newspapers and magazines as well as access to news, information, entertainment and online shopping and social media via the internet. Almost anywhere in Mexico, you go you have easy access to both traditional and modern media.
There is lots of competition for Mexican viewers, listeners and reader but a few companies dominate the market. In free broadcast television it is Televisa and TV Azteca. They are national networks. Pay TV through either cable or satellite serves more than 5.5 million Mexicans. Sky Mexico dominates Mexico’s satellite television service industry. On the other hand, there are a host of regional cable television companies from which people generally choose. Mexico’s telephone companies Telmex, Axtel and Maxcom are the main sources of internet service.
There are many radio stations in Mexico. Radio Centro, Radio Formula, Radio Acir and
Televisa Radio are the most popular. In print media, Reforma, El Universal, La Jornada and Milenio have the most readers. Magazines like Proceso,
Vertigo and Letras Libres also have large readerships.
In Mexican media circles Salvi Rafael Folch Viadero is a powerful figure. He is the director, CFO and vice president of administration and finance of Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. Salvi Rafael Folch Viadero was also the company’s vice president of financial planning and CEO of Comercio Mas, S.A. de C.V. Since 2002 he’s been Innova, S. de R.L. de C.V ‘s director. Salvi Rafael Folch Viadero also serves as Consorcio ARA, S. A. B. de C. V.’s independent director.
Viadero is also on the board of Mercado Mexicano de Derivados S.A., Mexder, Proveedor Integral de Precios, FS Unit 3007 Inc. and Miami Holdings, S.A. de C.V.