DirecTV to Kick Off Univision's Cable Network Trio Via Expanded Carriage Pact
Deal also covers owned-and-operated stations, TV Everywhere components
By Mike Reynolds, Multichannel News -- Broadcasting & Cable, 3/19/2013 7:11:24 PM
The multiyear pact, financial terms of which were not disclosed, ensures that subscribers to the nation's No. 1 DBS provider will continue to be able to watch the network feeds of Univision, fellow broadcast service UniMas and cable cousin, Galavision. Univision's owned-and-operated broadcast stations are also part of the deal.
DirecTV will become the fifth provider to present the U.S. Spanish-language media leader's suite of new cable networks: soccer-centric sports service Univision Deportes Network; Univision tlnovelas, home to the telenovelas from Televisa 24-hours-a-day; and ForoTV, the 24/7 new channel, where Hispanic America can view what's happening in Mexico and around the globe. The nation's No. 2 distributor joins Dish Network, Cablevision, Verizon FiOS and AT&T U-verse in offering the trio of cable networks.
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