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Once TV México, Spanish for México Eleven TV is a Mexican
Mexico
The United Mexican States , commonly known as Mexico , is a federal constitutional republic in North America. It is bordered on the north by the United States; on the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; on the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and on the east by the Gulf of...

 educational broadcast television network owned by Instituto Politecnico Nacional. The network's flagship station is XEIPN channel 11 in Mexico, Distrito Federal. It broadcasts across Mexico through local television affiliates, cable television, and free-to-air
Free-to-air
Free-to-air describes television and radio services broadcast in clear form, allowing any person with the appropriate receiving equipment to receive the signal and view or listen to the content without requiring a subscription or one-off fee...

 satellite. The network is also avaibale in the United States
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

 through Once Mexico Channel via satellite from DirecTV
DirecTV
DirecTV is an American direct broadcast satellite service provider and broadcaster based in El Segundo, California. Its satellite service, launched on June 17, 1994, transmits digital satellite television and audio to households in the United States, Latin America, and the Anglophone Caribbean. ...

 and also various cable outlets. Most of its programs are also webcast
Webcast
A webcast is a media presentation distributed over the Internet using streaming media technology to distribute a single content source to many simultaneous listeners/viewers. A webcast may either be distributed live or on demand...

 through the Internet
Internet
The Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite to serve billions of users worldwide...

, though its programming is not the same as the actual aerial or satellite signal.

History


The network began broadcasting on March 2, 1959, when its flagship station became the first non-profit educational and cultural television station in Mexico, owned and operated by a Mexican institution of higher education. The television channel was conceived by Alejo Peralta y Díaz, Director of the National Polytechnic Institute (1956–1959), and supported by Eugenio Méndez Docurro, Director of the National Polytechnic Institute (1959–1962), Walter Cross Buchanan, Secretary of Communications and Transportation
Secretariat of Communications and Transportation (Mexico)
The Secretariat of Communications and Transportation of Mexico is a federal entity that regulates commercial road traffic and broadcasting...

, and Jaime Torres Bodet
Jaime Torres Bodet
Jaime Torres Bodet was a prominent Mexican politician and writer who served in the executive cabinet of three Presidents of Mexico....

, Secretary of Public Education. Its first broadcast was a mathematics
Mathematics
Mathematics is the study of quantity, space, structure, and change. Mathematicians seek out patterns and formulate new conjectures. Mathematicians resolve the truth or falsity of conjectures by mathematical proofs, which are arguments sufficient to convince other mathematicians of their validity...

 class transmitted from a small television studio
Television studio
A television studio is an installation in which a video productions take place, either for the recording of live television to video tape, or for the acquisition of raw footage for post-production. The design of a studio is similar to, and derived from, movie studios, with a few amendments for the...

 located at the Casco de Santo Tomás, on the northern part of Mexico City.

Awards


Once TV has won many national and international prizes, including the following:
  • Promax World Gold Awards 2004 New York
    New York
    New York is a state in the Northeastern region of the United States. It is the nation's third most populous state. New York is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south, and by Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont to the east...

    , U.S.:
Golden Prize T 08 for Program Promotion: "Violencia Doméstica"
Golden Prize T 10 for Special Event Program Promotion: "Violencia Doméstica"
Silver Prize T 08 for Program Promotion: "Diálogos en confianza" (Talk show
Talk show
A talk show or chat show is a television program or radio program where one person discuss various topics put forth by a talk show host....

)
Silver Prize T 27 for Non-Promotional Animation: " Master of lounge music "

  • Promax BDA World Gold Awards 2004, New York, U.S.:
Gold 56 for Consumer Topical Advertising: "Pasión por la Naturaleza "
Silver 4 for Topical Print: "Tour de cine francés"
Silver 65 for Poster: "Tour de cine francés"
Silver 69 for Illustration for Print: "Pasión por la Naturaleza "
Bronze 13 for Open: "Violencia Familiar"
Bronze 16 for Art Direction & Design, Topical Promo: " Diálogos en Confianza "

  • I Festival Internacional de Documentales de Madrid 2004, Madrid
    Madrid
    Madrid is the capital and largest city of Spain. The population of the city is roughly 3.3 million and the entire population of the Madrid metropolitan area is calculated to be 6.271 million. It is the third largest city in the European Union, after London and Berlin, and its metropolitan...

    , Spain
    Spain
    Spain , officially the Kingdom of Spain languages]] under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages. In each of these, Spain's official name is as follows:;;;;;;), is a country and member state of the European Union located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula...

    :
Jury's Special Mention for "Series del Once"

Affiliates


The following is a list of all full-time Once TV affiliates:
CH
Television channel
A television channel is a physical or virtual channel over which a television station or television network is distributed. For example, in North America, "channel 2" refers to the broadcast or cable band of 54 to 60 MHz, with carrier frequencies of 55.25 MHz for NTSC analog video and...

Callsign City of License A Power
Electric power
Electric power is the rate at which electric energy is transferred by an electric circuit. The SI unit of power is the watt.-Circuits:Electric power, like mechanical power, is represented by the letter P in electrical equations...

DT
Digital television
Digital television is the transmission of audio and video by digital signals, in contrast to the analog signals used by analog TV...

DT Power
Digital television
Digital television is the transmission of audio and video by digital signals, in contrast to the analog signals used by analog TV...

Owner / Operator
3 XHTJB
XHTJB-TV
XHTJB is the television call sign for the local Once TV repeater in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico....

 
Tijuana, Baja California 40 kW Instituto Politecnico Nacional
20 XHCHU  Cuauhtemoc, Chihuahua
Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua
Ciudad Cuauhtémoc is a city located in the west-central part of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. It serves as the seat of the municipality of Cuauhtémoc....

 
63 kW Instituto Politecnico Nacional
20 XHCHD  Delicias, Chihuahua
Delicias, Chihuahua
Delicias is a city in the Mexican state of Chihuahua and serves as the seat of the municipality of the same name. It is located southeast of the state capital, Chihuahua. Delicias was declared an official municipality of the state of Chihuahua on January 7, 1935...

 
254 kW Instituto Politecnico Nacional
20 XHCHI  Chihuahua, Chihuahua
Chihuahua, Chihuahua
The city of Chihuahua is the state capital of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. It has a population of about 825,327. The predominant activity is industry, including domestic heavy, light industries, consumer goods production, and to a smaller extent maquiladoras.-History:It has been said that the...

 
245 kW Instituto Politecnico Nacional
13 XHSCE
XHSCE-TV
-External links:*...

 
Saltillo, Coahuila  9 kW Instituto Politecnico Nacional
7 XHGPD
XHGPD-TV
-External links:*...

 
Torreon, Coahuila  32 Instituto Politecnico Nacional
11 XHIPN Mexico, Distrito Federal 324 kW 33.1 Instituto Politecnico Nacional
13 XHEW
XHEW-TV
XHEW was the television call sign for the local Once TV repeater in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico.The station went dark in 2000 due to equipment failure; its license was cancelled by the SCT in 2007....

 
Matamoros, Tamaulipas
Matamoros, Tamaulipas
Matamoros, officially known as Heroica Matamoros, is a city in the northeastern part of Tamaulipas, in the country of Mexico. It is located on the southern bank of the Rio Grande, directly across the border from Brownsville, Texas, in the United States. Matamoros is the second largest and second...

 
15 kW Patronato Cultural de Televisión de Matamoros, A.C.
34 XHDGO  Durango, Durango
Durango, Durango
-Climate:The city of Durango has a semi-arid climate, classified as Bsk in the Koppen system. The climate is temperate in the western portion , with the average annual temperature being 15 °C and consisting of an average annual rainfall of 1,600 millimeters. In the eastern region, the average...

 
29 kW Instituto Politecnico Nacional
7 XHGDP
XHGDP-TV
XHGDP-TV channel 13 is the television call sign for the TV Azteca owned television station in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico. The station is affiliated to the Azteca 13 network and is part of Azteca 13 Noreste. This channel also broadcasts local news and programming.-External links:**...

 
Gomez Palacio, Durango  32 kW Instituto Politecnico Nacional
12 XHOPCE  Celaya, Guanajuato  59 kW 20.1 Organismo Promotor de Medios Audiovisuales
38 XHOPLA  León, Guanajuato
León, Guanajuato
The city of León, formally León de los Aldama is the sixth most populous city in Mexico and the first in the state of Guanajuato. It is also the seat of the municipality of León...

 
111 kW 34.1 Organismo Promotor de Medios Audiovisuales
27 XHOPGA  Guadalajara, Jalisco
Guadalajara, Jalisco
Guadalajara is the capital of the Mexican state of Jalisco, and the seat of the municipality of Guadalajara. The city is located in the central region of Jalisco in the western-pacific area of Mexico. With a population of 1,564,514 it is Mexico's second most populous municipality...

 
110 kW 43.1 Organismo Promotor de Medios Audiovisuales
7 XHVBM  Valle de Bravo, México  .5 kW Instituto Politecnico Nacional
45 XHOPMO  Morelia, Michoacán  45 kW 44.1 Organismo Promotor de Medios Audiovisuales
6 XHCIP  Cuernavaca, Morelos  5 kW Instituto Politecnico Nacional
47 XHOPMT  Monterrey, Nuevo León  133 kW 51.1 36 kW Organismo Promotor de Medios Audiovisuales
2 XHOPOA  Oaxaca, Oaxaca
Oaxaca, Oaxaca
The city and municipality of Oaxaca de Juárez, or simply Oaxaca, is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of the same name . It is located in the Centro District in the Central Valleys region of the state, in the foothills of the Sierra Madre at the base of the Cerro del Fortín...

 
41 kW 35.1 Organismo Promotor de Medios Audiovisuales
38 XHOPPA  Puebla, Puebla
Puebla, Puebla
The city and municipality of Puebla is the capital of the state of Puebla, and one of the five most important colonial cities in Mexico. Being a planned city, it is located to the east of Mexico City and west of Mexico's main port, Veracruz, on the main route between the two.The city was founded...

 
118 kW 30.1 Organismo Promotor de Medios Audiovisuales
5 XHNQR  Cancún, Quintana Roo  14 kW Gobierno de Quintana Roo
9 XHCZQ  Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo  2 kW Gobierno de Quintana Roo
4 XHSLP  San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosi
San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí
San Luis Potosí, commonly called SLP or simply San Luis, is the capital of, and most populous city in the Mexican state of the same name. The city lies at an elevation of 1,850 meters...

 
6 kW Instituto Politecnico Nacional
5 XHSIN  Culiacan, Sinaloa  10 kW Instituto Politecnico Nacional
11 XHSIM  Los Mochis, Sinaloa  10 kW Instituto Politecnico Nacional
35 XHOPHA  Hermosillo, Sonora  174 kW 27.1 Organismo Promotor de Medios Audiovisuales
30 XHOPTA
XHOPTA
XHOPTA analog channel 30 digital channel 35.1 is a Once TV affiliate in Tampico, Tamaulipas.-External links:*...

 
Tampico, Tamaulipas  77.5 kW 35.1 Organismo Promotor de Medios Audiovisuales
31 XHOPCA  Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz  81 kW 46.1 Organismo Promotor de Medios Audiovisuales
34 XHOPXA  Xalapa, Veracruz  251 kW 35.1 Organismo Promotor de Medios Audiovisuales
5 XHOPME  Merida, Yucatán
Mérida, Yucatán
Mérida is the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Yucatán and the Yucatán Peninsula. It is located in the northwest part of the state, about from the Gulf of Mexico coast...

90 kW 23.1 Organismo Promotor de Medios Audiovisuales

External links

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