DIRECTV Gets Azteca America

Azteca America, the broadcaster providing first-run access to content from Mexican giant TV Azteca, said its national signal is available via DIRECTV Mas, the satellite TV company's Spanish- and English-language programming offering,

Azteca America can be viewed on DIRECTV channel 441, and is accessible to DIRECTV Mas customers at no additional charge. The programmer said the distribution agreement significantly expands the availability of its programming.

Azteca America airs Spanish-language programming from TV Azteca's three networks in Mexico (Canal 7, Canal 13 and Proyecto 40). The content is supplemented with programs licensed from top international distributors and original series.