|Industry Mass media|
Area served Latin America
Founder Joaquín Vargas Gómez
|Headquarters Mexico City, Mexico|
|Services Network Television
Subsidiaries MVS Multivision SA de CV, MVS Multivisión Digital S. de R. L. de C. V., Cinema Aeropuerto, S.A. de C.V
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.