Enlace

Enlace is a Latin American Christian-based broadcast television network. Enlace provides Inspirational Christian programming to the Hispanic community. The network features culturally relevant, faith-based programming to Hispanics of all age groups.[1] Enlace's primary headquarters are in San José, Costa Rica. In addition, Enlace owns and operates studios, offices, and call centers in most Latin American countries.

In the United States, Enlace is distributed by Trinity Broadcasting Network (as Enlace TBN); its broadcast facilities are located in Irving, Texas.[2]

Enlace
Enlace TBN USA
LaunchedSeptember 9, 1988
(as Canal 23 Costa Rica)
November 1, 1996
(as Enlace)
Owned byEnlace Internacional
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 480i/576i for the SDTV feed)
Slogan
  • Una imagen de lo alto (2015-present)
  • Una imagen que viene de lo alto (1996-2015)
Sister channel(s)EJTV
WebsiteEnlace
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital terrestrial television
(United States)
x.4 on TBN stations
Satellite
DirecTVChannel 448
Dish NetworkChannel 9411
GlorystarChannel 201
IPTV
AT&T U-verseChannel 3078
Verizon FiOSChannel 1740

History

In 1981 Jonas González Rodriguez visited NASA’s base in Houston, TX and he had a vision of creating a Christian television network for Latin America and the world. On April 2, 1984 Rodriguez sent a letter to Costa Rica's national Radio control department when they communicate new projects on television and the union of Christian radio stations in Central America. On July 17, 1986 he was awarded television license under Number 167 for use of the channel 23 UHF frequency in the Metropolitan region of Costa Rica.

In 1987 saw the establishment of an office in San Antonio, TX in the Continental Building. In August 1988, TBN founder Paul Crouch donated a driver with 10 watts to Channel 23. Later engineer Ricardo Jarquín installed the first transmitter for Channel 23. Channel 23 began transmitting on September 9, 1988. In January 1990 they installed a transmitter with 1000 watts in the Irazú volcano. During 1991 a trademark was filed for the name Enlace. In 1992 Channel 23 began expansion progress. The channel installed three repeaters in Limón, Santa Elena and Cerro de la Muerte. In 1994, Channel 23 opened its first studio. Later on August 2 of that year Channel 23 began transmitting vía satellite during TBN’s flagship program Praise the Lord. In 1996 Enlace launched on the Mexican satellite Soldaridad 2 transmitting 24 hours a day, extending their signal all over Latin America. During 1998 they changed their satellite to Pas-5 extending all over Europe. In 2000 they changed their satellite again to Pas-9, also on that year Enlace Juvenil TV was launched. In 2002 TBN Enlace USA was launched as part of TBN's digital lineup alongside The Church Channel and JCTV. In 2003, Enlace started transmitting on the satellites Hispasat-1C and Hotbird 6 extending to the Middle East. In 2005, Enlace started transmitting on Galaxy 23 and Galaxy 19 extending to North America. In 2006 they moved transmission to the satellite Galaxy 14.

In 2007 Enlace started changes in Costa Rica. Also on that year Enlace launched on the Nossa TV platform in Brazil transmitting on its satellite Galaxy 28. In 2008, Enlace and Enlace Juvenil received new imagery and look. Also on that year Enlace started transmitting on DirecTV Latin America for the very first time on their satellite Galaxy 3C.

Background

The network's lineup consists of various inspirational and faith programs including church services, music videos, concerts, talk shows, children's programs, and movies. Over 80% of its programs are produced in Latin America by ministries such as Claudio Freidzon of Argentina, Cash Luna of Casa De Dios in Guatemala, and U.S. Hispanic organizations such as Guillermo Maldonado of Miami, Florida, and Danilo Montero of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas.

Availability

The network is available via free-to-air satellite. The channel is available over-the-air in the metropolitan Costa Rica area on channel 23. The channel is available in all Latin American cable providers.

Having been launched in the United States on May 1, 2002, Enlace is currently available through various cable providers nationwide, and is carried over-the-air on digital subchannels of TBN owned-and-operated and affiliated stations, usually on the fourth subchannel. Enlace is also available across North America, including Mexico on Glorystar Christian Satellite. The network is also streamed on Enlace and TBN's official website for use externally in browsers and media players, available at different speeds for dial-up and broadband connections, and is also available through TBN's iOS, Google Play and Roku apps.

On December 16, 2009, DirecTV in the United States began carrying Enlace on channel 448, making it available for part of its various English, Spanish and international packages.[3] In February 2011, Dish Network began carrying Enlace on channel 9411.[4]

References

  1. ^ http://www.tbn.org/announcements/tbn-enlace-usa-brings-quality-faith-based-television-to-the-hispanic-community
  2. ^ TBN Enlace USA - NCTA.com
  3. ^ DIRECTV Launches Enlace Christian Television, dated December 16, 2009
  4. ^ MyDISH: Real-Time Online Guide. Retrieved on 2016-09-28 from https://www.mydish.com/guide.

External links

Autovía AS-I

The AS-I is a highway in Asturias, Spain that connects Mieres and Gijón. It is also known as Autovía Minera because of its travel through the mining towns in Asturias like Mieres or Langreo, passing near La Camocha coal mine before finishing in Gijón.

The AS-I was made between 2000 and 2003 by the Government of the Principality of Asturias.

The last junctions opened were the Enlace de Ceares in Gijón, in 2007, and the one in Pola de Siero.

Comité de Enlace del Guidismo en España

The Comité de Enlace del Guidismo en España (Catalan: Comité d'Enllaç del Guiatge a Espanya; Joint Committee for Guiding in Spain) is the Spanish national Guiding association. Guiding was introduced to Spain in 1929. The Comité de Enlace del Guidismo en España became a full member of World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in 1969. Guiding has actually 7,559 members in Spain (as of 2008).The member organizations are:

Federacion Española de Guidismo (FEG)

Federació Catalana d'Escoltisme i Guiatge (FCEG, only in Catalonia)Both member organizations are umbrella federations. Their members are:

Federación Española de Guidismo (FEG)

Asociación Guías de Aragón (AGA)

Asociación Guías de Torrelodones

Associació Guiatge Valencià (AGV)

Escoltes i Guies de Mallorca (EGM)

Euskal Eskaut Gia Elkartea (EEGE)

Federació Catalana d'Escoltisme i Guiatge (FECG)

Escoltes Catalans (EC)

Minyons Escoltes i Guies de Catalunya (MEG)All Spanish Guiding associations are interreligious, except the Catholic MEG, and are coeducational.The Catalan FCEG is also an associated member of the Federación de Escultismo en España and so affiliated to WOSM.

Enlace Nicaragua

Enlace Nicaragua is a Christian television channel in Nicaragua, part of the international Enlace TBN network (Trinity Broadcasting Network). It broadcasts on UHF channel 21.

KLUJ-TV

KLUJ-TV is a religious television station in Harlingen, Texas, broadcasting locally on digital channel 34 (virtual channel 44). Founded August 1, 1983, the station is owned by the Trinity Broadcasting Network, under the license name of Community Educational Television. It maintains studios located on Loop 499 in Harlingen.

KNMT

KNMT, virtual channel 24 (UHF digital channel 32), is a TBN owned-and-operated television station licensed to Portland, Oregon, United States. The station is owned by the Trinity Broadcasting Network. KNMT's studios and offices are located on Northeast 74th Street in Portland, and its transmitter is located in the Sylvan-Highlands section of the city, near the West Hills of Portland. The station is available on Comcast cable channel 20, and is carried on several other cable providers in the area.

KVFW-LD

KVFW-LD is a low-powered television station licensed to Fort Worth, Texas and owned by New York Spectrum Holding Company, LLC. It is not available on either Charter Communications or Verizon FiOS, as there is no legal requirement for a cable or satellite provider to carry a low-power station or station with insignificant numbers of viewers.

KVFW signed on in 1998 as a TBN Enlace USA affiliate on channel 65 with calls K65HA; the KVFW call letters were issued in late 1999. In 2003, the station moved to channel 38 for better market coverage. Channel 65, the original channel assignment, was made a repeater without FCC authorization. After a complaint to the FCC, channel 65 was shut down. That same year, the TBN Enlace USA affiliation was moved to KDTX-TV as one of its digital subchannels. From 2004 to 2009, it was the flagship station for Reino Unido Network, a Spanish religious network operated by Templo Jesucristo Rey de Gloria. The slogan was "Venga tu Reino y Hágase tu Voluntad (a section of the Our Father in Spanish)".

In June 2009, Reino Unido Network moved its Dallas affiliation to KATA-CD subchannel 50.2. Also in 2009, KVFW-LP ceased analog broadcasting and switched to digital. Beginning in May 2010, KVFW affiliated with the Almavision network, making the network's third return to the Dallas/Fort Worth market. However, in September 2010, KVFW returned to its previous independent Spanish Religious programming.

In early 2014, Gerald Benavides (the station's original owner) sold KVFW-LD to CMMB America, with New York Spectrum Holding Company, LLC as its licensee. That same year, KVFW switched its programming to infomercials.

KZTN-LD

KZTN-LD is a low power television station licensed to Boise, Idaho, owned by Celebration Praise, LLC.

Mexican Trade Services Documentation and Cultural Office

The Mexican Trade Services Documentation and Cultural Office (Spanish: Oficina de Enlace de México; Chinese: 墨西哥商務簽證文件暨文化辦事處; pinyin: Mòxīgē Shāngwù Qiānzhèng Wénjiàn Jì Wénhuà Bànshìchù) represents interests of Mexico in Taiwan in the absence of formal diplomatic relations, functioning as a de facto embassy. Its counterpart in Mexico is the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Mexico in Mexico City.The Office is headed by the Minister, Juan Manuel González Bustos.

Rejas

Rejas is a ward (barrio) of Madrid belonging to the district of San Blas-Canillejas.

TBN Salsa

TBN Salsa is an American Christian-based digital broadcast television network that is owned by the Trinity Broadcasting Network. The network offers a mix of religious and family-oriented programming aimed at Hispanic Americans primarily or exclusively fluent in the English language (serving as a compliment to Spanish language sister network TBN Enlace USA).The network is available as a 24-hour-a-day service distributed primarily on digital subchannels of TBN owned-and-operated and affiliated stations nationwide (usually on the fifth subchannel). It is the only U.S.-based TBN network that is not available for livestreaming on TBN's website and mobile app.

WBUY-TV

WBUY-TV, virtual channel 40 (UHF digital channel 26), is a TBN owned-and-operated television station serving Memphis, Tennessee, United States that is licensed to Holly Springs, Mississippi. The station is owned by the Trinity Broadcasting Network. WBUY's studios are located on Cazassa Road in the southeast section of Memphis, and its transmitter is located near Arlington.

WDWL

WDWL is a Spanish-language religious television station in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, broadcasting locally on digital channel 24, virtual channel 36 as an affiliate of TBN Enlace. Founded May 11, 1987, the station is owned by TeleAdoración Christian Network.

WELF-TV

WELF-TV, virtual channel 23 (UHF digital channel 16), is a TBN owned-and-operated television station serving Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States that is licensed to Dalton, Georgia. Owned by the Trinity Broadcasting Network, the station maintains studio and transmitter facilities on SR 157 in Rising Fawn, Georgia.

WJEB-TV

WJEB-TV, virtual channel 59 (UHF digital channel 44), is a TBN owned-and-operated television station licensed to Jacksonville, Florida, United States. The station is owned by the Community Educational Television subsidiary of the Trinity Broadcasting Network, which manages TBN-owned stations in Florida and Texas on channels allocated for non-commercial educational broadcasting. WJEB-TV's studios are located on Emerson Expressway/U.S. 1 in southeastern Jacksonville, and its transmitter is located on Newton Road in the city's Brackridge neighborhood.

WMPV-TV

WMPV-TV, virtual channel 21 (UHF digital channel 20), is a TBN owned-and-operated television station licensed to Mobile, Alabama, United States. The station is owned by the Trinity Broadcasting Network. WMPV's transmitter is located near Robertsdale.

WRBJ-TV

WRBJ-TV is a TBN owned-and-operated television station licensed to Magee, Mississippi, United States, serving the Jackson, Hattiesburg and Meridian television markets. Owned by the Trinity Broadcasting Network, it broadcasts a standard definition digital signal on virtual and UHF channel 34 from a transmitter near Raleigh, Mississippi, in the Bienville National Forest.

WTCE-TV

WTCE-TV, virtual channel 21 (UHF digital channel 18), is a TBN owned-and-operated television station licensed to Fort Pierce, Florida, United States, serving the Gold and Treasure Coasts of South Florida. The station is owned by the Community Educational Television subsidiary of the Trinity Broadcasting Network, which manages TBN-owned stations in Florida and Texas on channels allocated for non-commercial educational broadcasting. WTCE-TV's studios are located on North 25th Street (Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.), in Fort Pierce. The station's transmitter is located in unincorporated southeastern Martin County (southwest of Hobe Sound).

XHSCBS-FM

XHSCBS-FM is a community radio station on 98.9 FM in Tarandacuao, Guanajuato. The station is owned by the civil association Enlace Taranda, A.C.

Última Hora (Nuevo Laredo)

Última Hora (Last Hour) is a Spanish language newspaper published in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. The newspaper was founded on July 26, 1996, as Dos, Enlace de Culturas by Benjamín Galván Gómez. The name was changed to Ultima Hora on November 13, 1998. The newspaper is printed daily at 5:00 PM CST to ensure the latest news is read and the newspaper is sold until 10:30 AM CST. Última Hora is also circulated in Laredo, Texas, United States.

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