TAMPA, FL – June 22, 2020 – With Telemundo 49/WRMD expanding its broadcast signal in the Tampa Bay area and TeleXitos network moving to a new frequency on June 22, local viewers using an over-the-air antenna are encouraged to rescan their televisions, to continue receiving Telemundo 49 and local TeleXitos programming without interruptions.

This change in frequencies will not impact viewers using cable, satellite or on-line digital platforms to watch Telemundo 49 and TeleXitos.

Viewers can watch a rescan video tutorial on Telemundo 49’s site at Viewers can also access troubleshooting information on the site.

Individuals using an over-the-air antenna can rescan their television by taking the following steps:

  • Pressing “menu” on their television remote
  • Finding either the “channel” or “antenna”, depending on their television
  • Clicking on either “auto-tune” or “rescan”, depending on their television
  • Letting the television automatically adjust (will take between 5 and 15 minutes)

Starting, today Telemundo 49 and TeleXitos in the Tampa Bay market will air crawls during the regularly scheduled programming regarding the impending over-the-air signal change and the need for viewers to rescan their televisions. Telemundo 49 will also air public service announcements on their broadcast and digital platforms to inform viewers about the rescanning of their TVs.

The rescan process and terminology may differ by TV brand and/or model, and language settings. Audiences are encouraged to refer to their TV manufacturer’s instructions. Please visit for more information.

About Telemundo 49/WRMD
Telemundo 49 / WRMD is Telemundo’s local television station serving Spanish-language viewers in the Tampa Bay area. Owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo 49 delivers its audiences more than 10 hours of live, locally produced news each week across all platforms. WRMD’s newscasts feature local breaking news, real-time weather forecasts, consumer reports, and sports information. Telemundo 49 also airs world-class programming produced by Telemundo Network. Telemundo 49’s local news and information can be accessed by audiences across all of its platforms, including online at, through its social media channels, via the “Telemundo 49” mobile app and on local over-the-air on channel 49, Frontier channel 18, Xfinity channel 21 and Spectrum channel 19.


Jael Mejia