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Univision, Fox and Tribune team up to measure local TV

Univision, Fox and Tribune team up to measure local TV

Univision, Tribune Media, and FOX television stations have joined forces to create NewCoin LLC., a new data venture that will be an alternative to Nielsen for measuring local audiences across TV and digital media. The companies will beta test the service in the Dallas area before trying it out in other markets. According to the […]

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Telemundo partners with Mashable

Telemundo partners with Mashable

Telemundo has teamed up with Mashable to create “#ElPulso via Mashable,” a new Spanish-language content hub that will live on a dedicated page on Telemundo.com. #ElPulso will include articles, photo galleries and custom videos that will focus on how technology is changing the world. The content will be curated using Mashable’s proprietary Velocity technology, which […]

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Fusion launches on Apple TV, adds four to its news team

Fusion launches on Apple TV, adds four to its news team

Fusion today announced it has launched on Apple TV, offering access to on-demand content, regular news updates, and original programming. Available content includes video highlights from Fusion’s daily and weekly topical programs such as “Alicia Menéndez Tonight,” “AMÉRICA with Jorge Ramos,” and “Fusion Live.” Full episodes of Fusion original series, documentaries and specials will also […]

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Is Aereo’s bankruptcy the final chapter?

Is Aereo’s bankruptcy the final chapter?

Five months after the Supreme Court ruled that Aereo’s technology violated TV networks’ copyright laws, the company was forced to file for bankruptcy protection. On Aereo’s website, CEO Chet Kanojia wrote this on a letter to customers: “While we had significant victories in the federal district courts in New York and Boston and the Second […]

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Internet to Hit 3 Billion Users in 2015

Internet to Hit 3 Billion Users in 2015

If anyone has any doubts about the power and influence of the internet, just take a look at the numbers. More than 3 billion people will be using the internet next year and almost half the world will be connected by 2018, according to data provided by eMarketer. The internet user forecast places China in […]

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Univision to launch Novelas Xpress on Hulu and UVideos

Univision to launch Novelas Xpress on Hulu and UVideos

Univision plans on squeezing a little more juice from its novelas. The company announced today it will repackage 17 of its most popular months-long novelas into shorter versions and calling the effort Novelas Xpress. The “concentrated” novelas will be 15 hours in total length or less and be available via desktop as well as mobile. […]

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Fusion partners with Maker Studios

Fusion partners with Maker Studios

Fusion and Maker Studios have announced they’ve signed a cross-platform partnership deal to expand the reach of both networks. Fusion will launch a Maker branded block of programming on its television platform. The programming block will feature themed content from across the Maker network beginning with a “best of 2014” special. Maker will work to […]

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Supreme Court rules against Aereo

Supreme Court rules against Aereo

It’s over for Aereo. In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court ruled today that the start-up streaming service violates TV networks’ copyright laws by capturing broadcast signals on miniature antennas and retransmitting them to subscribers for an $8 to $12 monthly fee. Aereo had argued that it was an “equipment provider” that allowed individual subscribers […]

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Entravision acquires Pulpo Media

Entravision acquires Pulpo Media

Entravision Communications Corporation has acquired Pulpo Media, Inc , a provider of digital advertising services and solutions focused on Hispanics in the U.S. and Latin America. The deal will be funded from Entravision’s cash on hand and includes an initial payment of approximately $15 million and up to $3 million in contingent earn out payments […]

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Fusion partners with Local Measure for World Cup

Fusion partners with Local Measure for World Cup

Fusion announced it has signed an exclusive partnership with location-based social media management company Local Measure. The network aims to create a fully immersive second-screen experience of its audience during the 2014 World Cup, providing social content directly from the stands of the stadiums across Brazil in real-time on Soccer.Fusion.net.  Fusion’s reporters and producers will have […]

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Univision will launch mobile phone service

Univision will launch mobile phone service

Univision has partnered with T-Mobile to create Univision Mobile, a wireless service that aims to target the Hispanic market with low-cost plans and Univision content. The service will be available nationwide starting May 19. Univision announced the launch of the service today. Financial terms of the Univision Mobile deal were not disclosed. But the agreement […]

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Univision preps for World Cup with new Deportes app

Univision preps for World Cup with new Deportes app

With the countdown to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ underway, Univision Deportes today announced the release of its new app, although it was updated and quietly launched a few weeks ago. Designed and powered by NeuLion, the new app offers fans access to high-quality live streaming coverage of all the games with in-match, real time highlights and stats, video highlights, […]

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