Tag Archives: US Hispanic

Venevision comes to the US with Cox

Cisneros Media Distribution (CMD) announced the launch of Venevision as part of Coxs Hispanic-targeted Latino Pak, representing an important step in the channels expansion into the United States. Venevision launched on the Cox Latino Pak on February 8, making its programs available to subscribers throughout its service area.  Venevision comprises of 100% Spanish-language original programming [...]

Estrella TV signs carriage deal with Dish Network

LBI Media signed a multiyear agreement with US satellite service Dish Network to expand the distribution of its channel Estrella TV, which is now available on the providers Americas Top 200 and DishLatino Clasico packages. With this new agreement, Estrella TV expands its national distribution reaching over 40 million U.S. homes. We are proud to [...]

Slim to launch TV channel for Mexican audience in U.S

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim will launch this year a new Spanish-language channel – called Nuestra Visión (Our Vision) – tailored to the Mexican audience in the United States. The channel will be provided by Publicidad y Contenido Editorial, wholly-owned subsidiary of América Móvil. Nuestra vision will feature Mexican films, including black and white movies and [...]

Televisa, Univision unify content production

Grupo Televisa and Univision announced a strengthened and expanded relationship between the two companies that will see them unify their content development and production efforts. As part of this initiative, Isaac Lee will assume the role of Chief Content Officer of both Televisa and Univision, effective immediately. Both companies will benefit from a single, integrated [...]

Televisa y Univision unifican la producción de contenidos

El Grupo Televisa y Univision anunciaron que unificarán sus esfuerzos en el desarrollo y la producción de contenidos. Como parte de esta restructuración, Isaac Lee asumirá el cargo de Director General de Contenidos tanto de Televisa como de Univision. Ambas empresas atenderán a sus audiencias en los dos mercados de manera conjunta y se beneficiarán [...]

Spanish-language SVOD service Pongalo launches on Amazon Channels

Subscription on-demand streaming service Pongalo, which distributes Spanish-language movies and TV shows for U.S. audiences, is now available on Amazon Channels for USD 3.99 a month. Pongalos catalog includes original co-produced telenovelas with RCTV Productions such as Piel Salvaje and Corazón Traicionado.  It also offers classic telenovelas from countries like Mexico, Venezuela and Colombia, including [...]

Televisa gets approval to increase stake in Univision

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authorized Televisa to increase its stake in the U.S. Spanish-language network Univision. The FCC approved Televisa to hold up to 40% of the voting interests and 49% of the equity interests of Univision, according to a joint statement released by both companies. In the same statement, the companies explained that [...]

Zee Mundo to expand into Latin America in 2017

Spanish-language Bollywood TV channel Zee Mundo will launch in Latin America in the next few months, said to NexTV News Latam the General Manager, Javier López Casella. After successfully capturing the Hispanic market in the United States, we will be expanding in the coming months to several markets in Latin America like Mexico, Colombia, Peru, [...]

Cisneros Interactive makes USD 2 million capital investment in Audio.Ad

Cisneros Interactive, a digital advertising division of Cisneros, announced a USD 2 million capital investment in Audio.ad, the digital audio advertising company in Latin America. Audio.Ad will expand operations in Brazil nd Central America, and strengthen its position in the U.S. Hispanic market. A percentage of the funds also have been earmarked for product development. [...]

Discovery invests in digital publisher Batanga

Discovery Communications announced that it has made an investment in and formed a strategic partnership with Batanga Media, the independent digital media and content company for Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic market. Batanga will provide consumers with Discovery short-form video. In this way, the TV network seeks to attract millennials, which advertisers want to [...]