Univision Communications Inc officially launched Noticias Univision 24/7, a 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 the widest 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 United States has the second largest population of Spanish speakers in the world, only after Mexico, and there are over 560 million Spanish speakers globally. Univision is strategically positioning itself to reach them and serve them wherever they are.
“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. 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,” said Luis Silberwasser, President of the Television Networks Group at Univision.
Leopoldo Gómez González, President of Univision News, added: “Univision’s continued commitment to serving the Spanish-speaking community through rigorous journalism has allowed Univision News to be the number one most trusted source of news for US Hispanics for over three decades. 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”.
Lastly, Rafael Urbina, General Manager and Executive Vice President of AVOD Streaming at Univision, commented: “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. PrendeTV now offers near 100 linear channels available for free as well as thousands of shows and movies on demand”.
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” Luis Silberwasser President of the Television Networks Group at Univision