|Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico|
|Channels||Analog: 9 (VHF)
Digital: 44 (UHF)
Virtual: 9 (PSIP)
|Call letters' meaning||comes from the radio station, XEQ-AM|
|Former callsigns||XHTIM (1968-1985)
Comes from the old owner, "Televisión Independiente de México" ("Independent Mexico Television")
|Former channel number(s)||8 (1968-1985)|
|Transmitter power||325 kw (analog)|
XEQ (Channel 9 analog, Channel 44 digital HDTV) is a Televisa TV station, based in Mexico, Distrito Federal. XEQ is the flagship television station of the Gala TV network (unrelated to Univision's cable TV network of the same name in the United States).
XEQ was founded in 1968, as XHTIM-TV Channel 8 operated by Televisión Independiente de Mexico (TIM). TIM was headquartered at Estudios San Angel Inn from the time it signed on. TIM later merged with Telesistema Mexicano becoming Televisión Vía Satélite better known as Televisa. TIM's Mexico City headquarters and production center became Televisa San Angel, which along with Televisa's original Chapultepec facility, is one of the network's two primary Mexico City studios. In 1985, XHTIM-TV Channel 8 has moved to XEQ-TV Channel 9 for give technical space to a new television station, XHIMT-TV.
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