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Univision Interactive Media Launches Univision App Now Available on the App StoreAccess Univision's Unparalleled Entertainment, News and Sports Coverage on iPhone and iPod touch (April 15, 2011)
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 04/15/11 -- Univision Interactive Media, Inc., the digital division of the leading media company Univision Communications Inc., is proud to announce the launch of the Univision App for iPhone and iPod touch now available on the App Store.
The Univision App includes video clips, photos and articles of the latest national and local news as well as celebrity gossip. The app features special events and popular Univision shows, such as "Despierta America" (Wake Up America), "El Gordo y la Flaca" (The Scoop and the Skinny), "Republica Deportiva" (Sports Nation), "Noticiero Univision" (Univision News), "Nuestra Belleza Latina" (Our Latin Beauty) and updates from Hispanic America's favorite sports such as soccer and boxing. The app allows users to follow their favorite stories, receive personalized local updates and give them content that is most important to them, wherever they are.
"We have seen tremendous interest and growth in Univision's mobile offerings," remarked Kevin Conroy, president of Univision Interactive Media, Inc. "We have also succeeded in delivering highly relevant content to Hispanics across each of the platforms they use on a daily basis, and the Univision App provides access to our compelling content in a single, customizable and highly accessible mobile user-experience not found anywhere else."
Additional features of the new Univision App allow for both personal customization as well as social interaction. Users can program their app based on location to access local city news, happenings and weather information. Other popular features include personal horoscopes of the day and breaking news alerts. Univision App users can sync their social channels to share articles, photos and videos via email and SMS as well as post to Twitter and Facebook.
Direct link to Mobile App on iTunes: Univision App
About Univision Interactive Media, Inc.
Univision Interactive Media, Inc. is the digital division of Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the premier media company serving Hispanic America. Univision Interactive Media, Inc. owns and operates a network of national and local online and mobile sites, including Univision.com, the country's leading Spanish-language online publisher which features comprehensive entertainment, news and information, and that continues to be the #1 most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics; Univision Móvil, a longstanding industry-leader serving the ever-growing mobile Hispanic segment with unique, relevant mobile products and services, as well as exclusive on-the-go integrations with top Univision shows; and Univision Partner Group, a specialized advertising and publisher network comprised of high quality Spanish-language publishers. Univision Communications Inc. also owns and operates 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 U.S. reaching 97% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, reaching 86% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Galavisión, the country's leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Studios, which produces and co-produces reality shows, dramatic series and other programming formats for the Company's platforms; Univision Local Media, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations and 70 radio stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; and TuTv, U.S. outlet for pay television channels of Mexico-based Grupo Televisa. 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 www.univision.net.
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