Univision Fan? Now There's An App For That

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April 13th, 2011

via press release:

UNIVISION INTERACTIVE MEDIA LAUNCHES UNIVISION APP NOW AVAILABLE ON THE APP STORE

Access Univision’s Unparalleled Entertainment, News and Sports Coverage on iPhone and iPod Touch
NEW YORK, NY April 13, 2011 -- 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.

The Univision App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod Touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/. It is also available on the Univision page on iTunes at www.iTunes.com/Univision.

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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UNIVISION INTERACTIVE MEDIA ANUNCIA EL LANZAMIENTO DE LA APLICACIÓN DE UNIVISION, QUE SE ENCUENTRA DISPONIBLE EN EL APP STORE

Acceso incomparable al entretenimiento, las noticias y la cobertura deportiva de Univision desde tu iPhone y iPod Touch
NUEVA YORK, NY 13 de abril de 2011 – Univision Interactive Media, Inc., la división digital de la empresa de medios líder, Univision Communications Inc., se enorgullece en anunciar el lanzamiento de la Aplicación de Univision para iPhone y iPod touch, ahora disponible en el App Store.

La Aplicación de Univision incluye videoclips, fotos y artículos de las últimas noticias locales y nacionales, así como también chismes de la farándula. La aplicación destaca los eventos especiales y programas populares de Univision, tales como Despierta América, El Gordo y La Flaca, República Deportiva, Noticiero Univision, Nuestra Belleza Latina y actualizaciones de los deportes populares entre los hispanos, tales como fútbol y boxeo. La aplicación permite que los usuarios sigan sus artículos favoritos, reciban actualizaciones locales personalizadas y obtengan el contenido que les resulte más relevante, donde quiera que vayan.

“Hemos notado gran interés y crecimiento en las ofertas móviles de Univision”, dijo Kevin Conroy, presidente de Univision Interactive Media, Inc. “Además hemos logrado brindar contenidos de interés para los hispanos, en cada una de las plataformas que utilizan diariamente y la Aplicación de Univision ofrece acceso a nuestros contenidos con una experiencia móvil única, personalizada y muy accesible para el usuario que no se encuentra en ningún otro sitio”.

La nueva Aplicación de Univision permite tanto la personalización como la participación social. Los usuarios pueden programar su aplicación según el lugar en donde estén, para tener acceso a las noticias, eventos y clima locales. Otras características son los horóscopos personales del día y las alertas de noticias de última hora. Los usuarios de la Aplicación de Univision pueden activar sus canales sociales para compartir artículos, fotos y videos por correo electrónico, SMS, Twitter y Facebook.

La Aplicación de Univision está disponible para iPhone y iPod touch en forma gratuita en el App Store, o en www.itunes.com/appstore. También está disponible en la página de Univision en iTunes en www.iTunes.com/Univision. La aplicación fue desarrollada junto con Mercury Intermedia.

 
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