Iñaki Ferreras ©RapidTVNews | 05-08-2011

Spanish Broadcasting System - owner of Mega TV – has purchased Texan KTBU-TV Channel 55 for $16 million from US Farm & Ranch Supply Company.

The deal also includes other TV assets serving the Houston market. This Texan TV channel will be the third in the US that is owned or operated by Mega TV, the others being Miami’s WSBS-TV and Puerto Rico’s WMEI-TV.

KTBU-TV reaches nearly 1.8 million homes through its different distribution platforms - in-the-clear television, cable and satellite.

Since SBS launched Mega TV five years ago, the channel has been increasing its distribution to 5.6 million homes through affiliates in seven cities in the US and Puerto Rico. The channel also gets distributed on cable and satellite.
Mega TV is known for offering renowned talents and innovative formats.