Univision Communications


Univision confirms it is exploring sale

US media company Univision Communications has confirmed it is exploring a sale. The company confirmed a story that had been reported by the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday. A statement from Univision said: “As the last major independent broadcast media company in the US, a market where scale and strength matter, Univision has the fundamentals […]

Univision’s chief revenue officer leaves

Univision Communications, the entertainment company serving Hispanic America, has revealed that Tonia O’Connor has decided to step down as chief revenue officer O’Connor departs after the exit of a string of top execs at the network, with CEO Randy Falco departing in May after chief content officer, Isaac Lee, and programming chief, Lourdes Diaz, also […]

Major content firms pact for anti-piracy coalition

The Hollywood studios, leading SVOD services and key networks around the world have formed a global anti-piracy coalition. In total, 30 companies have come together to create the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) to combat illegal video and content downloads. These include Amazon, BBC Worldwide, CBS Corp., NBCUniversal, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Television, Twentieth […]

Broadcasters celebrate as Aereo ruled illegal

US broadcasters have come together in celebration after the Supreme Court ruled OTT streaming service Aereo illegal. The Supreme Court ruled by a majority of six to three that Aereo’s strategy of charging customers a monthly fee for retransmitted streams of US broadcast channels violated copyright and should stop. The judgement has been on the […]

NAB’s Smith and Haim Saban raise alarm on spectrum and call for new broadcast standard

US broadcasters must take on the threat to their spectrum, which is coveted by wireless operators, and urgently develop a new standard that will allow free over-the-air broadcast to prosper in the multiscreen world, according to Gordon Smith, president and CEO of NAB, and Haim Saban, chairman of Hispanic broadcast giant Univision Communications. Leading the […]