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 Posted on June 15, 2014, and last modified on 2 months ago.


The channel 13 frequency ranging between 210 and 216 MHz (NTSC-M system) in Lima was initially operated by Panamericana Televisión that remained at that frequency until 1965 when it changed to the frequency of channel 5 (76-82 MHz).

Later that frequency was assigned to the University of Lima and the donation of equipment by Panamericana Televisión, "Panamericana de Teleducación - Canal 13" is founded, which operated the frequency until 1974, when the military government of Juan Velasco Alvarado decided to close.

In 1983, with a discrete advertising campaign in Lima, Favorita de Televisión - Canal 13 announced the start of its operations for 1984 but never materialized.

By late 1985 and early 1986, Compañía Radiodifusora Univisión S.A. (unrelated to US Hispanic network Univisión), which was then known as SIN) launched a test signal for a few months. Due to problems in importing their equipment, the Peruvian government withdraws the operating license to the nascent corporation in 1989 to finally assign it to Empresa Radiodifusora 1160 S.A. who initially operated UHF channel 33 (Stereo 33) and moved it to 13 (now Red TV).

On July 1, 1986, it started broadcasting on UHF channel 33 as Stereo 33 Televisión, using the then-new stereo technology. The switch to VHF 13 happened at the start of 1989 and, in 1990, it was sold to Vittorio de Ferrari. During this transitory phase, it was known as Canal 13.

The name Global Televisión was adopted in 1991 in time for the launch of its satellite connections in order to cover the whole country. It wasn't considered a "hot" channel and most of their programming was imported content. In 1995, Vittorio de Ferrari signs a deal with Antena 3 and started to show their productions as well as imported films and cartoons. Following the death, the channel's owner, his son, Roberto de Ferrari, revokes the contract with Antena 3 and sold it to Genaro Delgado Parker. The name changed to Red Global. At this stage, it showed programming from his production company, Astros. Said production company and Julio Vera Abad entered a dispute over the ownership of the channel overpayment issues. In July of that year, Genaro and Vera Abad confronted each other at the entrance of Astros, suspending all newscasts on the channel.

Cesar Hildebrandt briefly involved with the channel in 2001, but after discovering a Vladivideo (home videos where Vladimiro Montesinos bribed politicians and owners of companies) where Genaro negotiated Hildebrandt's maintenance with Montesinos, he quickly left.

The channel was sold in 2006 to CORPECON, a company associated with ATV, under the intention to revert the channel's crisis. Genaro Delgado Parker left Red Global by selling the remaining 50% to Albavisión-owned Grupo ATV. Having assumed complete control of the channel, their headquarters move to a location adjacent to the main headquarters of ATV and rebranded it in November 2010 as Global TV.

Red TV (anteriormente conocida como Global Televisión) fue un canal de televisión abierta peruano el cual fue creado en 1989, y fue una de las seis televisoras que tenía alcance nacional. Perdió el título de canal principal por ser parte del Grupo ATV.

En sus inicios se llamó Stereo 33 Televisión y fue operada por Empresa Radiodifusora 1160 S.A. Posteriormente en 1989 fue refundada como el Canal 13 y pasó a propiedad del empresario Vittorio de Ferrari, luego pasó a manos del broadcaster peruano Genaro Delgado Parker.

En 1998 Julio Vera Abad y otros empresarios reclamaron los derechos sobre la televisora, lo que llevó a una serie de litigios judiciales que se prolongaron por más de 10 años.

Actualmente está en manos de CORPECON, empresa administradora controlada por el broadcaster mexicano Remigio Ángel González que representa a los proveedores a quienes el canal les debía por concepto de compra de material televisivo y quién además adquirió mediante el Grupo ATV, el paquete de las acciones que le pertenecieron a Genaro Delgado Parker.

El 13 de abril de 2015 cambió su nombre de Global Televisión a Red TV, abandonando el nombre Global tras cerca de 24 años.1​ El 27 de marzo cesó sus transmisiones, luego de casi 28 años de señal ininterrumpida.