Tag Archives: Univisión

Univision confirms the launch of a new global OTT after merging its assets with Televisa

Univision Communications has officially announced this last Monday, June 21st, its plans to launch a new global OTT, which includes both free ad-supported (AVOD) and premium subscription (SVOD) based options, to launch in the US and Latin America in 2022. The news comes after, in mid-April, Univision and Televisa merged their assets and announced the [...]

Univision strengthens itself in Latin America with DirecTV

According to information reported on various specialized websites, the DTH operator DirecTV (AT&T) has added the US Hispanic channel Univision as part of its programming grid, since last May 3rd. The offer is available to the pay TV operators prepaid and postpaid customers in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. With the announcement of [...]

Univision acquires Eurocopa’s matches TV rights and will broadcast them in Spanish on TUDN and PrendeTV

US TV network Univision officially announced last Monday, May 3rd, that it has acquired the Eurocopa 2020s TV rights. According to the information reported by the company, the pay TV channel TUDN (Televisa and Univision) will air all the competitions matches in Spanish, while Prende TV, the company’s recently launched AVOD OTT, will be in [...]

Univision: ‘We are helding conversations to add Vix and PrendeTV into pay TV operators STBs in the US and Latin America’

Rafael Urbina, General Manager & EVP AVOD, Streaming at Univision Communications Inc. was interviewed by Nextv News Latin America regarding the company’s aims for this year and the impact of the pandemic on the industry. In addition, the executive reported that they are in talks to integrate AVOD OTTs Vix and PrendeTV apps to pay [...]

Televisa merges its media, content and production assets with Univision and plans to launch new streaming platform

Mexican Group Televisa and the US company Univision announced this Tuesday, April 13th, an agreement whereby Televisa combines its content assets with Univisión, thus creating the largest Spanish-speaking media group in the world. The new company is called Televisa-Univision, and, according to the information reported, one of its first projects will be the launch of [...]

Univision launches AVOD OTT PrendeTV with TV channels and VOD content in Spanish for US Hispanic audiences

Univision Communications Inc. announced that it has officially launched PrendeTV, originally announced last January. The platform offers channels and VOD content in Spanish for Hispanic audiences in the US, including titles from Univision, Televisa, RCN, Caracol and Globo, as well as movies from Disney, Lionsgate and MGM, which will be included soon. According to the [...]

Televisa denies a possible merger with Univision

After several informations reporting a possible merger between Grupo Televisa and Univision Communications, the Mexican firm informed through a press release that the information is wrong. As reported by Televisa, the company is aware of certain press reports about a possible operation with Univision, although it pointed out that these are not true. We are [...]

Univision acquires rights to broadcast 2021 Copa America in Spanish on TUDN

Pay TV channel TUDN (Televisa and Univision), focused on sports content and originally launched in July 2019,  has announced it has acquired the rights to broadcast the 2021 Copa America in Spanish, in Mexico and in the US. According to the information that Univision has officially reported, The deal gives TUDN access to the 28 [...]

Univision acquires Vix and strengthens itself on AVOD market

Univision Communications Inc. announced this last Monday, February 1st, it has acquired Vix, one of the leading AVOD OTT available for US Hispanics and Latin American audiences, recently launched in Brazil. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.  Vix acquisition by Univision takes place after the company has renewed its executive structure, having been [...]

Univision to launch new AVOD OTT for US Hispanic audiences

After announcing its sale on December 29th, shared between Televisa and investment funds SearchLight and ForgeLight, Univision Communications Inc. reported that it plans to launch a new AVOD OTT created exclusively for the Hispanic audience in the US. The platform will be called PrendeTV and will include around 10 thousand hours of free programming in [...]