MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Atlantic Broadband, the nation's 12th largest cable operator and Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, which includes one of the top five networks and the no. 1 Spanish-language broadcast network in the U.S., today announced the recent renewal of their multi-year, multi-platform contract. Atlantic Broadband has offered Univision programming to its Miami customers for the past 12 years.
With this contract renewal, Atlantic Broadband customers will continue to have access to the programmer’s broadcast and cable networks, Univision, UniMás and Galavisión, and Atlantic Broadband will be adding El Rey Network in select markets by the end of the year. The new agreement also brings with it rights for enhanced On Demand content and new TV Online capabilities that will allow customers to watch their favorite Univision programming on devices and computers whenever and wherever they want. These new capabilities are expected to roll out later in 2016.
“For twelve years Atlantic Broadband has proudly carried Univision, uninterrupted. And, with this latest contract renewal, we look forward to continuing to work closely with Univision for years to come to ensure our customers have access to the best Spanish-language content available,” said Atlantic Broadband’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, Dave Keefe. “We know how much Univision means to our customers here in Miami, and we are committed to providing new and existing customers with Univision’s terrific programming.”
"Atlantic Broadband has been a true partner for over a decade, working hand in hand with Univision to ensure that one of the largest Hispanic communities in America has access to world class content on multiple platforms. As a business that puts our core customers first, Univision appreciates Atlantic Broadband's commitment to this relationship. We look forward to working together for years to come," said Friday Abernethy, SVP, Content Distribution at Univision Communications Inc.
About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. The Company, a leading content creator in the U.S., includes Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country available in approximately 93% of U.S. Hispanic television households; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network available in approximately 87% of U.S. Hispanic television households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language cable network, as well as UDN (Univision Deportes Network), the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language sports network, Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to telenovelas, ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to international news, and an additional suite of cable offerings - De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson and Telehit; Univision Television Group, which owns 59 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; digital properties consisting of online and mobile websites and apps, including Univision.com, the most visited Spanish-language website among U.S. Hispanics, UVideos, a bilingual digital video network and Uforia, a music application featuring multimedia music content; and Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group in the U.S. which owns and operates 67 radio stations including stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. UCI’s assets also include a minority stake in El Rey Network, a 24-hour English-language general entertainment cable network and a joint venture with Disney/ABC Television Network for Fusion, a 24-hour English-language news and lifestyle TV and digital network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit Univision.net.
About Atlantic Broadband
Atlantic Broadband, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cogeco Communications Inc. is the 12th largest cable operator in the United States, based on the number of television service customers served. The company currently provides TV, Internet and Phone services to approximately 246,000 television service customers located in five operating regions: western Pennsylvania, Miami Beach, Maryland/Delaware, Aiken, S.C. and eastern Connecticut. Atlantic Broadband is headquartered in Quincy, Massachusetts. Additional information is available at www.atlanticbb.com.