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TMCNet:  Univision Taps NeuLion for UVideos Launch

[November 27, 2012]

Univision Taps NeuLion for UVideos Launch

Nov 27, 2012 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) -- NeuLion, Inc., an enabler and provider of live and on-demand content to Internet-connected devices, announced that Univision Communications Inc., a media company serving Hispanic America, has licensed the NeuLion TV Everywhere Platform for the launch of UVideos, a bilingual digital network for Hispanic America offering one of the most fully integrated, social experiences available in any language in the U.S. UVideos is a free service.

According to a release, UVideos is currently available via UVideos.com and the UVideos mobile app on iOS and Android-compatible devices. Through UVideos, viewers have access to their favorite Univision content, including Televisa programming -- in Spanish or subtitled in English -- whenever and wherever they want it.

"UVideos is Hispanic America's first bilingual digital network and it offers a compelling new way for our audience, many of whom prefer English-language content, to experience their favorite programming and the best storytelling on television," said Kevin Conroy, president of Univision Interactive and Enterprise Development. "NeuLion is helping Univision deliver on-demand content to the hands of our viewers anytime, anywhere and across any device." By leveraging the NeuLion TV Everywhere Platform, Univision noted, it is delivering a rich interactive experience for viewers that includes access to thousands of hours of the best in Univision programming.

"We are excited to be part of the UVideos video product development effort," said Chris Wagner, Executive Vice President of NeuLion. "The UVideos service has already attracted multi-channel distributors such as Verizon, Cablevision Systems, AT&T, and Dish Networks. The NeuLion TVE Platform is creating an interactive experience that's so much more than just watching TV." More information: www.neulion.com ((Comments on this story may be sent to newsdesk@closeupmedia.com))

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