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DISH Network Signs A Multi-year, Multi-platform Agreement With Univision Communications Inc.

by Andrew

Posted on January 20, 2012

This year at the 2012 CES convention in Las Vegas, DISH Network signed a multi-year; multi-platform agreement with Univision Communications Inc. Univision Communications Inc. is the leading media service serving the Hispanic American Community. This agreement is set to bring the most comprehensive selection of Spanish-language networks and content to DISH Latino subscribers. DISH Network announced at the CES convention that the first half of the year they will launch Univision’s new networks. The new networks that will be included are, Univision Deportes Dos and thousands of novellas and Spanish-language movies for inclusion in DISH’s Blockbuster @Home package. Not only that but both DISH Network and Univision plan to offer networks such as the Univision Network, TeleFutura, Galavision and a suite of six TV channel offerings; De Pelicula, De Pelicula Clasico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit and Clasico TV. “This agreement with DISH Network, a long-term leader with US Hispanics and long time Univision partner, speaks to their vision and understanding that growth in Hispanic audiences on Univision’s platforms will result in subscriber growth,” said Tonia O’Connor, president of Univision Distribution Sales and Marketing. “DISH is a great innovator. The distribution of these new Univision networks, and the thousands of hours of Spanish-language content that can be streamed in and out of home for the first time ever behind a pay-wall, demonstrates DISH’s commitment to deliver Hispanic subscribers the most robust content offering across multiple screens.” This great offer is the first agreement with a pay-TV provider for Univision, giving DISH Network customers access to their portfolio of current primetime and library content. To learn more about adding this new offering to your list of satellite TV programming visit us at or call (866)989-3474.