Telecommunications companies present to the world the sights and sounds of society. What companies are at the top of the telecommunications industry in Mexico?
Grupo Televisa founded, in 1955, as Telesistema Mexicano, was formed by a merger of Mexico’s first three television stations. Groupa Televisa is privately owned. Groupo Televisa developed into a multimedia enterprise, which is headquartered in Mexico and is the first Hispanic speaking media company and the largest in Latin America. It has become a major business player in international entertainment. The company is known as Univision in the United States and is valued at $15.6 billion.
America Movil is a Mexican telecommunication company and is the largest company in Mexico with a market value of $51.9 billion. It is the primary provider of integrated telecommunications services in Latin America. In Latine America, it operates as Telmex, Telcel, and Claro. America Movil has enhanced the communication services in twenty-five counties in both America and Europe.
TV Azteca broadcasts its signal which reaches thirteen countries in Central and South America and is owned by Groupo Azteca. TV Azteca is a mass media company and stands second in influences and assets to Grupo Televisa. TV Azteca was created by the privatization of all telecommunications companies by the president of Mexico in the early 1990s.
Salvi Rafael Folch Viadero is the Chief Financial Officer of Grupo Televisa and has been associated with Groupo Televisa since 2002. Salvi Rafael Folch Viadero is one of the top twenty-five CFOs in Mexico.
Salvi Rafael Folch Viadero was the President of Bestel, Inc. Bestel’s expertise is telecommunications and information technology. Bestel operates a network of optical fibers and provides services to 225 cities in Mexico. Salvi Rafael Folch Viadero also served on the Board of Directors at Tarabu, Inc and Sara Publicaitons, Inc.