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ADVISORY for May 25
DIRECTV, Inc., provider of the nation’s leading digital television service, has added KTDF-18, Azteca America, to the San Antonio local broadcast channel lineup. DIRECTV is the only multichannel service provider to deliver KTDF-18 throughout the entire San Antonio designated market area (DMA).
The launch of Azteca America in the San Antonio DMA marks the 17th major DMA where DIRECTV has launched an Azteca America local channel. DIRECTV customers in this DMA who subscribe to the local channel package can now see a variety of Azteca America’s Spanish-language entertainment programming, including worldwide soccer highlight coverage, “Ventaneando” with Patti Chapoy, newscasts from Mexico, highly popular novelas and professional Mexican League Soccer matches.
TV Azteca, the second-largest producer of Spanish-language programming in the world, provides KTDF-18 with the full array of TV Azteca’s hard-hitting, highly popular novelas in weekday primetime, including two brand new novellas, “Amor sin Condiciones” and “Amores Cruzados.” And on July 6 begins the brand new season of “La Academia.”
DIRECTV currently offers customers in the San Antonio DMA access to additional Spanish-language local channels, including KWEX (Univision), KVDA (Telemundo) and KNIC (Telefutura). Other local channels in the lineup include: KSAT (ABC), KENS (CBS), KABB (Fox), WOAI (NBC), KLRN (PBS), KCWX (UPN) and KRRT (WB). To receive local channels, DIRECTV customers can subscribe to the SELECCION EXTRA(TM) for $29.99 or TOTAL CHOICE(R) for $44.99 a month.
DIRECTV(R) Channel 18
DIRECTV offers the widest array of Spanish- and English-language programming available, at affordable prices. The service provides access to more than 55 Spanish-language channels(a) including sports, movies, music, news and educational networks and 250 English-language channels of DIRECTV(R) programming, featuring the largest selection of pay per view choices and sports programming available. For pricing please visit DIRECTV.com/paratodos. (a) Includes English-Language broadcast channels with alternate Spanish audio.