|By Marketwired .||
|March 12, 2013 12:01 AM EDT||
PALO ALTO, CA and NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 03/12/13 -- Univision Radio, the radio arm of Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, and TuneIn, the leading service for listening to music, sports and news streams from around the world, today announced a strategic alliance to extend the reach of 50 terrestrial Univision Radio stations to millions of monthly active listeners on TuneIn.
"Univision Radio is committed to making our leading Hispanic Radio stations available wherever our listeners are including live streaming online, via the Univision Radio app and, through this partnership, to the millions of people who utilize TuneIn's directory service every month on line and on mobile," said Jose Valle, president, Univision Radio.
As the leading Hispanic radio network in the United States, Univision Radio is home to some of the most popular and relevant entertainment and news programming on radio. The network includes more than 15 radio stations that rank in the Top 6 with Adults 18-49 regardless of language.
Univision Radio's most popular stations including Los Angeles' K-LOVE, Chicago's WOJO-FM, Miami's Amor 107.5 and New York's X 96.3 FM will now be available to listeners through more than 200 different TuneIn platforms including smartphone apps, connected vehicle dashboards, Internet home entertainment systems and online at TuneIn.com.
"We are proud to be aligned with a company committed to providing the Hispanic community innovative audio entertainment," added TuneIn CEO, John Donham. "TuneIn looks forward to delivering Univision Radio's listening experience to our millions of listeners."
As part of this alliance, Univision Radio will gain use of free, industry-leading tools, such as analytics through TuneIn Amplifier, and access to the audio service's ad platform.
TuneIn lets people listen to the world's music, sports, talk and news from wherever they are, with over 70,000 AM, FM, HD and Internet radio stations and more than two million on-demand programs streaming from every continent across 200 connected devices. The company raised venture funding from General Catalyst Partners, Sequoia Capital, Google Ventures and Jafco Ventures, and is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif.
About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. Its assets include Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country reaching 96% of U.S. Hispanic households; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching 89% of U.S. Hispanic households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the country's leading Spanish-language cable network, as well as Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to novelas, Univision Deportes Network, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to sports, ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to news, and an additional suite of six cable offerings -- De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit and Distrito Comedia; UVideos, the first bilingual digital network serving Hispanic America; Univision Studios, which produces and co-produces reality shows, dramatic series and other programming formats for the Company's platforms; Univision Television Group, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Hispanic radio group which owns and/or operates 69 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Interactive, a network of products and offerings including Univision.com, which continues to be the No. 1 most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics, Univision Móvil, a longstanding industry-leader with unique, relevant mobile products and services, and Univision Partner Group, a specialized advertising and publisher network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit Univision.net.
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