Univision Launches Live, 24/7 Streaming News Channel
Univision Communications, the Spanish-language media and content company has launched Noticias Univision 24/7, what it calls “the premier news streaming channel featuring breaking news, original lifestyle content, opinion, and information curated for Spanish-speaking audiences.”
Expanding the company’s mission to inform and empower the Latino community, Noticias Univision 24/7 is now available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, always free on PrendeTV, the streaming home to a wide selection of Spanish-language content.
Noticias Univision 24/7 is the first news streaming channel to launch on PrendeTV’s newly created News category. Spanish-language news consumption is on the rise, and Univision is expanding its offerings for audiences who want to receive the news from the most trusted voices in journalism, in their language and with the essence of their culture. The U.S. has the second-largest population of Spanish speakers in the world, only after Mexico, and there are over 560 million Spanish speakers globally. Univision says it is strategically positioning itself to reach them and serve them wherever they are.
The newly launched channel features live news programming in digital and mobile friendly formats. The new programming includes:
La Voz de la Mañana (The Voice of the Morning) — Monday-Friday, 7-9 a.m. ET: Hosted by Carolina Sarassa, Paulina Sodi and Maity Interiano, the morning news program kicks off the day in a welcoming and conversational setting, featuring reporters from across the country, influential DJs, and experts who talk about a variety of topics, including finance, health, education, wellness, lifestyle, social media trends, sports, and more.
Noticias Univision 24/7 Daytime — Every day from 1 to 3 p.m. ET: Hosted by Andrea Linares and Borja Voces, this live newscast brings breaking news and up-to-the-minute coverage of the most relevant trending topics.
Noticias Univision 24/7 Primetime — Every day from 7 to 9 p.m. ET: Aylen del Toro and Carolina Rosario present the most relevant news of the day with commentary from some of the most trusted anchors and reporters from across the entire Univision news division at the local, national, and international level.
Noticias Univision 24/7 also presents the local editions of Edición Digital, from New York and Los Angeles, as well as the best of Univision’s flagship programs Despierta América, Primer Impacto and El Gordo y La Flaca.
“This expansion of our news portfolio and digital operations represents one of the most significant and strategic investments in the Univision News division in history,” said Luis Silberwasser, president of the Television Networks Group at Univision. “Univision’s award-winning newsroom is an example of journalistic integrity and excellence, and, with the launch of the news streaming channel, our impact and reach will be every day, all day.”
“Univision’s continued commitment to serving the Spanish-speaking community through rigorous journalism has allowed Univision News to be the No.1 most trusted source of news for U.S. Hispanics for over three decades,” said Leopoldo Gómez González, president of Univision News. “Noticias Univision 24/7 complements and strengthens our offerings and enables us to reach and serve our audience on their platform of choice, from TV to online and to mobile, with the highest quality news content and the most innovative storytelling.”
“The launch of Noticias Univision 24/7 is a key milestone as we are building the best and largest Spanish-language streaming service in the world, offering an experience that includes entertainment, live sports, and now, news,” said Rafael Urbina, general manager and executive vice president of AVOD streaming at Univision. “PrendeTV now offers near 100 linear channels available for free as well as thousands of shows and movies on demand.”