Sling TV has announced a deal to add Univision Network, UniMás, UDN (Univision Deportes Network), Galavisión, El Rey Network, Bandamax, De Película, De Película Clásico, Telehit, tlNovelas, FOROtv as well as Univision and UniMás broadcast stations nationwide.
This will make Sling TV an attractive option for the estimated 45 million households in the United States that speak Spanish as a first or second language. Univision dose offer English subtitles for non Spanish speakers. Allowing them to enjoy the entertainment, news, and sports content from Univision.
“We are delighted to add Univision’s wide-ranging programming to our growing Sling TV lineup,” said Roger Lynch, Sling TV CEO. “Hispanics are the demographic most engaged with mobile devices, making Univision a natural match for Sling TV. At CES I committed to expanding our programming portfolio. Additional details about the availability of Univision’s award-winning content on Sling TV will be announced in the coming weeks.”
“At UCI our number one goal is creating access for our audience – an audience that is young, digitally-savvy and passionate about our content,” said Tonia O’Connor, president, content distribution and corporate business development. “Sling TV’s next generation TV service aligns with our strategy to deliver the best experiences to our diverse audience, while also partnering with a distributor that has for decades been hyper focused on the Hispanic consumer.”
No exact date has been announced for the Univision addition or what package will offer the channels.
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