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Broadcast Media

Univision to Launch Netflix-Inspired Hispanic Content Platform Next Month

Univision has announced a video-on-demand extension of Univision Now focused on Hispanic content. Though Univision has already collaborated with Netflix to produce content aimed at Latin Americans and U.S. Hispanics, the network has decided to expand its OTT services and cater specifically to the Hispanic niche.

Spark Foundry Wins Telemundo and Universo Accounts

The two NBCU brands had not spent that much on advertising before Spark Foundry took over. We can expect an increase in ad spend starting now that the agency will promote two shows scheduled to air in February.

Chicago’s Ray Flores Rises In MMA Broadcasting World

Ray Flores has become one of the most prominent broadcasters and ring announcers in MMA and boxing. He has set a high standard and serves as an outstanding role model for Latinos in the sports broadcasting word, particularly in combat sports.

HC2 Network Inc. Acquires Azteca America

HC2 Holdings, Inc. subsidiary HC2 Network Inc. has acquired Spanish-language broadcast network Azteca America.The deal includes licensing agreement with TV Azteca for Spanish-Language TV programming; Acquisition of Television Stations from Northstar Media will expand HC2’s Broadcasting Network to 113 operating stations in over 80 U.S. markets.

Entravision Buys 2 NBC Affiliate TV Stations in Palm Springs, CA

Entravision Communications Corporation has entered into an agreement with OTA Broadcasting (PSP), LLC to acquire Stations KMIR-TV, the NBC affiliate, and KPSE-LD, the MyNetworkTV affiliate, serving Palm Springs, California, for US$21 million.The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Juanfutbol Confirms its Expansion Plans for Latin America

A week ago, Univision announced its alliance with Juanfutbol to launch an exclusive soccer channel focused on millennials. Now, in an interview with Portada, Juanfutbol founder Miguel Ramírez Lombana tells us about his plans for expanding the business to a second country in Latin America.