Univision on Comcast XFINITY
September 10, 2014
Comcast and Univision Communications, a media company serving Hispanic America, have reached a long-term agreement for Comcast to distribute Univision Deportes Network (UDN) to XFINITY TV customers who subscribe to its Digital Preferred or XFINITY Latino levels of service. UDN is expected to begin airing next month for XFINITY TV customers.
UDN launched in April 2012 and is a 24/7 all-sports network providing viewers with comprehensive and exclusive access to Liga MX soccer matches and daily sports coverage of the league’s teams and athletes. The Spanish-language sports network also covers top sporting events, including international friendly matches, U.S. and Mexican national soccer team matches, Major League Soccer, CONCACAF Champions League, Copa MX, Formula 1 races, boxing, NFL, NBA, MLB, and other sports leagues.
“Univision Deportes Network offers terrific programming and will be a great addition to our growing lineup of networks for Hispanic customers,” said Marcien Jenckes, Executive Vice President, Consumer Services, Comcast Cable. “Comcast is already the nation’s largest provider of Latino packages and we’re excited to add UDN’s wide range of sports programming for our XFINITY TV customers.”