Univision Joins Lineup of Dish’s Sling TV
By Brian Steinberg
Spanish-language broadcaster Univision Communications has struck a deal with Dish Network’s over-the-top Sling video distribution service. Sling’s rights will include both live and video-on-demand content.
The terms of the agreement include Univision’s flagship Univision Network, UniMás, UDN (Univision Deportes Network), Galavisión, El Rey Network, Bandamax, De Película, De Película Clásico, Telehit, tlnovelas, FOROtv as well as Univision and UniMás broadcast stations nationwide, the companies said Monday.
“We are delighted to add Univision’s wide-ranging programming to our growing Sling TV lineup,” said Roger Lynch, Sling TV CEO, in a prepared statement. “Hispanics are the demographic most engaged with mobile devices, making Univision a natural match for Sling TV.” Additional details are slated to be announced in the coming weeks.
Sling’s service, launch of which is said to be imminent, will include content from Walt Disney, A+E Networks, and Scripps Networks Interactive.