Univision Radio Partners With TuneIn to Make Content Available to Digital Audiences in the U.S. and Puerto Rico
PALO ALTO, CA and NEW YORK, NY, Mar 12, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Univision Radio, the radio arm of Univision Communications Inc., the
leading media company serving Hispanic America, and TuneIn, the
leading service for listening to music, sports and news streams from
around the world, today announced a strategic alliance to extend the
reach of 50 terrestrial Univision Radio stations to millions of
monthly active listeners on TuneIn.
"Univision Radio is committed to making our leading Hispanic Radio
stations available wherever our listeners are including live
streaming online, via the Univision Radio app and, through this
partnership, to the millions of people who utilize TuneIn's directory
service every month on line and on mobile," said Jose Valle,
president, Univision Radio.
As the leading Hispanic radio network in the United States, Univision
Radio is home to some of the most popular and relevant entertainment
and news programming on radio. The network includes more than 15
radio stations that rank in the Top 6 with Adults 18-49 regardless of
Univision Radio's most popular stations including Los Angeles'
K-LOVE, Chicago's WOJO-FM, Miami's Amor 107.5 and New York's X 96.3
FM will now be available to listeners through more than 200 different
TuneIn platforms including smartphone apps, connected vehicle
dashboards, Internet home entertainment systems and online at
"We are proud to be aligned with a company committed to providing the
Hispanic community innovative audio entertainment," added TuneIn CEO,
John Donham. "TuneIn looks forward to delivering Univision Radio's
listening experience to our millions of listeners."
As part of this alliance, Univision Radio will gain use of free,
industry-leading tools, such as analytics through TuneIn Amplifier,
and access to the audio service's ad platform.
For more information on Univision Radio or TuneIn, please visit
Univision.com or TuneIn.com.
TuneIn lets people listen to the world's music, sports,
talk and news from wherever they are, with over 70,000 AM, FM, HD and
Internet radio stations and more than two million on-demand programs
streaming from every continent across 200 connected devices. The
company raised venture funding from General Catalyst Partners,
Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures and Jafco Ventures, and is
headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif.
About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc.
(UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. Its
assets include 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 reaching 96% of U.S.
Hispanic households; UniMas, a leading Spanish-language broadcast
television network reaching 89% of U.S. Hispanic households;
Univision Cable Networks, including Galavision, the country's leading
Spanish-language cable network, as well as Univision tlnovelas, a
24-hour cable network dedicated to novelas, Univision Deportes
Network, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to sports, ForoTV, a
24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to news, and an
additional suite of six cable offerings -- De Pelicula, De Pelicula
Clasico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit and Distrito Comedia; UVideos,
the first bilingual digital network serving Hispanic America;
Univision Studios, which produces and co-produces reality shows,
dramatic series and other programming formats for the Company's
platforms; Univision Television Group, which owns and/or operates 62
television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico;
Univision Radio, the leading Hispanic radio group which owns and/or
operates 69 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets
and Puerto Rico; Univision Interactive, a network of products and
offerings including Univision.com, which continues to be the No. 1
most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics,
Univision Movil, a longstanding industry-leader with unique, relevant
mobile products and services, and Univision Partner Group, a
specialized advertising and publisher 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
Allison + Partners for TuneIn
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