(PRWEB) August 01, 2012
Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) today announced the addition of MundoFox to its comprehensive line-up of Spanish-language programming. A new national network, MundoFox offers original news and entertainment content, as well as exclusive access to sporting events.
MundoFox provides fresh and innovative programming specifically for today’s Latino. The Spanish-language television network broadcasts evening news, sporting events and original entertainment. Exciting series such as El Capo, Kdabra, Corazones Blindados, and Minuto Para Ganar are among the TV shows on the new network. MundoFox will also feature its signature "teleseries," shorter-run series with an emphasis on action-oriented storylines and diverse locations.
“MundoFox is a terrific, high-quality, addition to our expanding array of Spanish-language programming,” said Bradley Feldman, Cablevision’s vice president of video product management. “We believe this will be an important new national network featuring fresh, content specifically for Latino audiences, and a perfect complement to our existing Spanish-language programming, notably our flagship iO en espanol package, which spans more than 45 Spanish-language TV channels. In all, Cablevision customers now have access to more than 50 Spanish-language channels.”
"We are pleased to bring MundoFox to iO TV customers. MundoFox has a diverse roster of quality programming that appeals to the interests of the ‘New Latino’ viewer,” said Emiliano Saccone, President of MundoFox. “iO TV customers will be thrilled with our high-quality, original programming and exclusive sports broadcasts.”
MundoFox will be included in iO TV’s Broadcast Basic package and above on channel 29 in The Bronx and Brooklyn, and channel 107 in other portions of Cablevision’s service area. Residential and commercial customers must also have a digital cable set-top box. Initially offered in standard-definition, Cablevision expects to launch an HD feed of the channel by the end of the year.
Cablevision’s award-winning digital cable service, iO TV, offers customers access to hundreds of channels, including more than 50 premium movie channels, 46 channels of commercial-free digital music, thousands of titles available on demand at all times, an interactive programming guide, more than 120 free high-definition programming services and uniquely valuable and relevant local content through News 12, MSG Varsity and their companion interactive television applications.
Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) is one of the nation's leading media and telecommunications companies. Its cable television operations provide a full suite of advanced communications services that include iO TV® digital television, Optimum Online® high-speed Internet, and Optimum Voice® digital voice, all over state-of-the-art cable systems that pass nearly 6 million households and businesses across the New York tri-state area and throughout four Western states. Cablevision’s telecommunications properties also include its Optimum WiFi® wireless Internet, and its Optimum Lightpath® integrated business communications solutions. Cablevision serves the New York area with compelling local content through News 12 Networks, a local news leader; MSG Varsity, a suite of television and online services covering high school activities; and, Newsday Media Group, a business unit that includes Newsday, Long Island's leading daily newspaper, and amNewYork, the nation's most widely circulated free daily serving New York City. The company also owns and operates Clearview Cinemas throughout the New York tri-state area including the famed Ziegfeld Theatre, a frequent and historic venue for film premieres and events. Additional information about Cablevision is available on the Web at http://www.cablevision.com.
MundoFox is a joint venture between Fox International Channels (FIC), News Corporation’s international multi-media business, and RCN, the leading Latin American television network and production company belonging to Organización Ardila Lülle (OAL). Together, FIC and RCN currently reach over 1.2 billion households worldwide with primetime comedies, dramas and daytime series, as well as factual, sports and lifestyle programming. Additionally, both operate and program cable networks and twenty-four-hour global news channels. The new network, headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, will launch August 13, 2012.
For more information, visit MundoFox online at http://us.mundofox.com/.