Advanced Television


Canela.TV on Roku’s Espacio Latino

Canela Media has announced that six of Canela.TV’s channels will debut on The Roku Channel’s Espacio Latino, their new Spanish language offering. Some of the channels being offered will be available directly in Espacio Latino as well as in The Roku Channel’s Live TV Guide. “Hispanic audiences have long been an underserved consumer – an […]

June 7, 2022

Canela Media launching Canela Kids

During a virtual IAB NewFront Presentation, Canela Media’s founder and CEO Isabel Rafferty announced that the company will be adding to its portfolio of ad-supported brands with Canela Kids, a new Spanish-language AVoD destination for kids ages 2-12. The Canela Kids app, launching August 16th, will be available on all devices and feature educational, safe […]

May 6, 2022

Canela appoints Banerjee as CPTO

Canela Media, the digital media technology company, has announced the appointment of Dr Shampa Banerjee as its first ever Chief Product & Technology Officer (CPTO). Prior to joining Canela Media, Banerjee served as an Executive Vice President at ViacomCBS and the Chief Product Officer for Pluto TV. The announcement was made by Isabel Rafferty, Canela […]

May 4, 2022

Canela Media closes $32m Series A funding

Canela Media, a digital media technology company, has announced the completion of an oversubscribed $32 million (€28.6m) Series A funding round. The investment was co-led by Acrew Capital and Angeles Investors with participation from Link Ventures, TEGNA Ventures and Samsung NEXT. BMO Harris Bank provided an additional $10 million of capital. In addition, existing investors […]

February 25, 2022

Canela.TV uses AI-powered Moods

Canela.TV, the AVoD services for US Hispanics, has expanded its partnership with Vionlabs, to offer subscribers personalised content discovery based on the emotions each content category evokes. This is Vionlabs first partnership in the US going live with Moods, which is part of Vionlabs Fingerprint+ product. Moods harnesses AI to analyse video metadata to extract […]

February 8, 2022

Canela.TV app on Samsung TV

Canela.TV, the AVoD streaming service for US Hispanics, has announced the launch of its app on Samsung TV. Samsung TV owners in the US can now access a complete library of Spanish-language movies and series with the Canela.TV app on VoD and on linear FAST Channels. Integrated into Samsung’s Smart TV platform, Samsung TV owners […]

January 6, 2022

XUMO adds Canela.TV

Canela.TV, the AVoD service for US Hispanics, is joining XUMO’s roster of  channels. The free, ad-supported XUMO TV service brings together digital streaming content across 12 genres, featuring live and on-demand entertainment. Canela.TV is available on channel 501. “Canela.TV is changing the way Latinos can feel represented and learn more about Hispanic culture through entertainment,” […]

December 16, 2021

Canela.TV launches Canela Music

Canela.TV, the AVoD streaming services for US Hispanics, has announced the availability of Canela Music. Featuring a combination of linear and VoD, Canela Music will offer a lend of Latin music programming, featuring various genres from Latin Pop, Regional Mexican, Classics, Romantic, and more. Verizon, Nissan and Target are amongst some of the partners teaming […]

October 14, 2021

Combate Global brings MMA content to Canela.TV

Canela.TV, the AVoD streaming services for US Hispanics, has entered into a partnership with Combate Global, a premier Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise, to feature Combate’s MMA library content on its streaming platform. The partnership will bring live MMA events to Canela.TV’s 4 million users on a weekly basis. “We are thrilled to be […]

September 3, 2021

Canela.TV on Comcast Xfinity

Canela.TV, the AVoD streaming services for US Hispanics, has officially launched its app on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex. Millions of X1 and Flex customers in the US now have access to Canela.TV’s spanish-language content which includes comedies, docuseries, novelas, cartoons, dramas and action films for children and adults. “Comcast is a leader in […]

August 26, 2021