Azteca Mexico to air in U.S. via satellite

DirecTV Mas carrying 24-hour channel

MEXICO CITY -- Content provider Azteca Networks, owned by Mexican broadcaster TV Azteca, said Thursday that DirecTV Mas has agreed to carry 24-hour Spanish-language channel Azteca Mexico in the U.S.

Set to bow next week, Azteca Mexico will offer exclusive programming from TV Azteca's three Mexico-based networks.

Currently included in the DirecTV Mas package is a nationwide feed of Azteca America, TV Azteca's U.S. Spanish-language network.