The long-term agreement includes carriage of Univision, TeleFutura and Galavisión.
Time Warner Cable and Univision today announced a comprehensive program carriage agreement under which Time Warner Cable has secured long-term retransmission consent for carriage of Univision’s owned and operated broadcast stations and distribution rights for the cable network, Galavisión, and the network feeds for Univision and TeleFutura.
This agreement includes, in certain markets, carriage of affiliated stations owned and operated by Entravision Communications Corp. and Equity Media Holdings Corp.
In addition, Univision will partner with Time Warner Cable to deliver enhanced video services including Start Over and Look Back, as well as extensive video on demand and broadband offerings.
“Univision’s local programming is extremely important to us and our customers so we are very glad that we were able to renew our partnership agreement with them,” said Melinda Witmer, executive vice president and chief programming officer of Time Warner Cable. “Our customers will benefit from this new arrangement, as it represents an exciting long-term expansion of our relationship with Univision for Spanish-language programming.”
“This agreement is further evidence of Time Warner Cable’s commitment to Hispanic audiences,” said Tonia O’Connor, executive vice president, distribution sales and marketing, Univision Communications Inc. “Hispanics represent a growth opportunity for distributors and our goal in this highly competitive environment is to build long-term partnerships that tap into the power of our brand, deliver top quality programming, leverage our multiplatform offerings and provide innovative products to our audiences.”
Other terms of the agreement were not disclosed.