Tag Archives: Univisión

Youtube incorporates Univision channels to its pay TV platform

Univision Communications Inc. reached an agreement with YouTube to incorporate the Univision, UniMás and Galavisión channels to the YouTube TV vMVPD. In this way, Mexican subscribers residing in cities in the United States will be able to access local news and shows. “Since the popularity of streaming services and the growing influence of our Hispanic [...]

IFT from Mexico approves Televisa – Univisión merger

The merger of the Mexican channels Televisa and Univisión was finally approved by the Plenary of the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT). This way, the Televisa Group will obtain a value of USD 4.8 billion and 45% of the shares of the union, becoming its largest shareholder. Last April, the two companies requested the authorization of [...]

Univision strengthens its steaming executives team after launching its new OTT together with Televisa

Spanish-language and media content company Univision Holdings, Inc. has officially announced this last Friday, July 30th the addition of new leaders to its streaming leadership team, following the recent announcement of a new global streaming platform, which will feature both free ad-supported (AVOD) AND premium subscription (SVOD) based offerings, and whose launch is scheduled for [...]

Univision acquires ‘significant equity stake’ in Combate Global and strengthens its sports catalog

US Spanish-language media and content company Univision Communications Inc has officially announced this last Wednesday, July 28th an agreement with Combate Global, LLC, through which Univision has acquired a significant equity stake -which was not reported-  in the Hispanic Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise. Combate Global is the leading Hispanic MMA sports franchise, aimed [...]

Televisa-Univision confirms its new corporate leadership

US Spanish-language media conglomerate Univision has officially announced this last Monday, July 19th, new appointments and the restructuring of its new corporate leadership. Together with the existing leadership team, these executives will execute the vision for the future combined company Televisa-Univision, which was officially announced in mid-April.  I am delighted to share the evolution of [...]

PrendeTV strengthens its sports offering with the Brasileirão and the Argentina Professional Football League

US Spanish-language media conglomerate Univision has officially announced this last Friday, July 16th, that it managed to get the rights to broadcast Argentine and Brazilian Professional Football Leagues on PrendeTV, the company’s new AVOD OTT, focused on the US Spanish-Speaking audience, launched in the country at the end of March. According to the terms of [...]

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 [...]