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Adsmovil Plans Spanish-Language, Ad-Supported Streaming Platform

Hispanic mobile ads network Adsmovil is getting into the advertising video-on-demand market. The mobile advertising is set to launch Nuestra.TV, a free, bilingual advertising-based video on-demand service aimed at Hispanic audiences and set to compete against TelevisaUnivision’s ViX, Telemundo in the U.S. and other Spanish-language digital TV competition. Nuestra.TV, based in Miami, will debut in […]

TelevisaUnivision First-Quarter Revenue Rises 12 Percent as U.S. Advertising Grows 14 Percent

Spanish-language TV powerhouse TelevisaUnivision said on Tuesday that its revenue would have increased 12.2 percent to more than $1 billion in the first quarter when looking at its combined business created by a $4.8 billion mega-merger at the end of January. The giant, which combines the assets of U.S. Spanish-language media firm Univision with the […]

Univision, Televisa Complete $4.8B Merger

There’s a new Spanish-language TV juggernaut, and its name is TelevisaUnivision. Univision and the Mexican TV giant Televisa completed their $4.8 billion merger on Monday, creating the newly-formed company, which brings together Televisa’s media content and production assets with Univision’s assets, which will include dozens of cable channels, multiple broadcast networks, and a vast array […]

Univision Ad Revenue Jumps 72 Percent

Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications, which late last year sold a majority stake to an investor group led by former Viacom CFO Wade Davis and recently agreed to a merger with Mexican TV giant Televisa, reported a big second-quarter advertising revenue improvement. The company said Thursday that its quarterly profit amounted to $36.6 million, compared with a year-ago loss of $27.3 […]

Univision Adds to Streaming Service Management Post-Televisa Merger

Univision Holdings has added to the management ranks for its unified streaming service to emerge from its Televisa-Univision merger that awaits completion, while also rejigging its entertainment, sports and news divisions. The Spanish-language broadcast giant earlier unveiled a unified streaming service following its merger with Televisa and hired former Netflix exec Rodrigo Mazon to run […]

Univision to Launch Unified Streaming Service Post-Televisa Merger

Univision has unveiled a unified streaming service following its merger with Televisa and has hired former Netflix exec Rodrigo Mazon to run it. After the Spanish-language broadcaster unveiled plans to launch an ad-supported streaming platform, the latest evolution will include a subscription tier and full access to Televisa’s content library once the merger deal closes. […]

Univision Networks Ad Revenue Rises 7 Percent

Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications, which late last year sold a majority stake to an investor group led by former Viacom CFO Wade Davis and recently agreed to a merger with Mexican TV giant Televisa, reported higher first-quarter core advertising sales and earnings Friday. “Our quarterly results demonstrate that Univision’s transformation is continuing to gain […]

Univision Forecasts Revenue Fall Ahead of Televisa Merger

The Spanish language broadcaster issued preliminary first quarter results that indicates $1.36 billion in available liquidity for "potential financing transactions."  

MIPTV: How Long Can the Content Boom Last?

The global streaming wars are driving unprecedented investment in TV production, with new outlets like Disney+ betting big on international content, but one executive says: "It's make hay while the sun shines." 

Televisa-Univision Deal Rationale: To Build Spanish-Language Global Streaming Giant

"We can be winner in global Spanish language streaming," Univision CEO Wade Davis said a day after Mexico's Televisa and his company unveiled merger plans.

Televisa, Univision to Merge, Forming Spanish-Language Media Powerhouse

The two companies announce a $4.8 billion deal to combine media, production and content assets.

Wade Davis Touts Acquiring Univision Stake as “Huge Market Opportunity”

As former Viacom CFO Wade Davis, the founder of ForgeLight, gets set to become CEO of Univision Communications, he talked to The Hollywood Reporter about his plans to capitalize on the fast-growing key Latino demo.