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Milenio Television – The trusted news channel and ratings leader begins transmission in crystalline HD

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MIAMI (November 8, 2012) – Already the No. 1 source for 24/7 news in Mexico, Milenio Television solidifies its industry-leader status as it begins transmission in High Definition.

Milenio Television’sflagship program is Milenio Noticias, whose headline- and breaking-news focused content is refreshed throughout the day. Milenio Noticias is now in HD, along with its informative graphics and charts.

In Mexico, Milenio Television is the most-watched cable news channel, handily beating all five major competitors, including CNN En Español. Especially popular is its 10 p.m. half-hour newscast hosted by Ciro Gómez Leyva.

Giving viewers in Mexico and the United States the objective, swift and thorough reporting they’ve come to expect, Milenio Television now raises the bar even further with its crystal-clear, High Definition headlines.

Milenio Television also features popular interview and analysis programs focusing on business, sports, fashion, entertainment and politics.

Fully staffing bureaus throughout Mexico, Milenio Television also leverages its print arm’s national network of newspapers to give its stories more depth and breadth.

Mexico is critically important to the United States for many reasons, and millions of Latinos are eager to stay informed about what is happening in our vast neighbor to the south. Milenio Television is available on cable and telco operators throughout the United States.

Multimedios Television Continues U.S. Expansion With Charter Launches

Mexican Network Bows On MSO Systems Serving California, Tennessee, Louisiana

Mike Reynolds — Multichannel News, 3/12/2011 8:56:00 AM

Charter has rolled out Multimedios Television on its systems in California, Tennessee and Louisiana.

The MSO’s rollout of Mexico’s third-largest television network began on March 8 in the Golden State markets of Long Beach, Riverside, San Bernardino, Whittier, San Gabriel Valley, Cerrito and Big Bear, among others.

“We understand the importance of making culturally relevant programming available to our Hispanic customers and Multimedios Television will certainly enhance their viewing experience,” said Ester Soria, Charter’s marketing manager for multicultural programming in California, in a statement. “This is programming the entire family can and will enjoy.”

In Tennessee, Charter launched the service, which features such fare as Meteme Gol (Score Me a Goal) and Mitad y Mitad (The Other Half) in 21 communities in the central and western portions of the state, including Jackson, Columbia, Lawrenceburg and Lewisburg.

Charter subscribers in southernLouisiana can now receive Multimedios TV, in such communities as Hammond, Eunice, Jennings, Opelousas, as well as the New Orleans suburbs of Slidell and Covington.

Deal terms were not disclosed.

“Multimedios is thrilled about the new launches and is extremely pleased to partner with Charter Communications in reaching so many families inCaliforniaand across theUnited States,” said Gustavo Mena, a former distribution executive at CBS Cable and Telemundo/NBC, who is handling affiliate relations for the Mexican service in the States, in a statement.

Multimedios Television also has affiliate pacts with Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications, AT&T U-verse and Verizon Fios.

http://www.multichannel.com/article/465158-Multimedios_Television_Continues_U_S_Expansion_With_Charter_Launches.php

Multimedios ramps up its Coast-to-Coast Roll-Out with New Deals

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Multimedios ramps up its Coast-to-Coast Roll-Out with New Deals

Net Debuts HD Channels

MIAMI (February 1, 2011) – On the heels of 2010 that saw Multimedios Networks close new carriage agreements with Cox Communications, AT&T U-verse, Verizon Fios and Charter Communications, the Mexican media conglomerate is poised to ramp up its coast-to-coast roll-out in 2011.

Beginning in April 2011, Multimedios’ family oriented general entertainment channel Multimedios Television and its top rated 24/7 news channel Milenio Television will be offered in High-Def.

Gustavo Mena, a former distribution executive at CBS Cable and Telemundo/NBC who handles Multimedios’ cable and satellite distribution in the U.S., says the new deals position the net for continued growth: “We had a great 2010, closing deals with Cox, Charter, AT&T and Verizon and are happy to welcome our new distribution partners that join Comcast and Time Warner Cable… we are thrilled about the exciting new launches that are taking place on a local and national level during 2011.”

Multimedios three nets that includes Multimedios Television, Milenio Television and Teleritmo, the only music channel in the market that is produced and transmitted from Monterrey, the capital of Mexican regional music, target Mexicans, the largest and fastest growing demographic that comprises over 70% of the Hispanic population in the U.S. market.

Following launches by Comcast and Time Warner Cable in major markets throughout the country, in 2010 Multimedios also launched on TWC systems in New York and New Jersey and nationally on AT&T U-verse. Multimedios is now available in 9 of the top 10 Hispanic Television markets.  

The new HD programming includes the daily live morning women-centric “Vivalavi” featuring celebrity interviews, beauty, health and music; and “Milenio Noticias con Ciro Gómez Leyva” one of the highest rated cable news shows in Mexico. 

Multimedios Networks are part of Grupo Multimedios, the third-largest producer of original Spanish-language programming in Mexico. The Mexican media conglomerate includes 37 AM and FM radio stations; 9 broadcast TV stations; three TV networks; a 300,000-subscriber triple play cable operator; 12 local, regional and national newspapers; a pair of national magazines; outdoor advertising; music concert venues, and amusement parks.

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Multimedios Television Launches on Time Warner Cable systems in New York and New Jersey

NEW YORK, NEW YORK

IT’S OFFICIAL!

MULTIMEDIOS TELEVISION

Is now available on Channel 898 on Time Warner Cable systems in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Hudson Valley, Mount Vernon, Staten Island and New Jersey!!

Multimedios Networks are now in 8 of the top 10 Hispanic DMA’s.

AS IF YOU WERE IN MEXICO COMO SI ESTUVIERAS EN MEXICO

A 100% Family, 100% Original, 100% Mexican, Spanish-Language Television Network

Targeting The Fastest Growing Demographic From Coast-to-Coast

About Multimedios Networks:

Multimedios Television Networks are part of Grupo Multimedios, in operation since 1933, the third-largest producer of original Spanish-language programming in Mexico. The Mexican media conglomerate includes: 37 AM and FM radio stations; nine broadcast TV stations; a 200,000-subscriber triple-play cable operator offering television, broadband and telephony; 12 local, regional and national newspapers; two national magazines; outdoor advertising; music concert venues; amusement parks; music and talk radio network La Caliente Radio Network available for U.S. distribution; and three satellite transmitted 100% Family, 100% Original, 100% Mexican television networks distributed in the U.S. market: General Entertainment Network Multimedios Television, 24/7 News Network Milenio Television and Music TV Network TeleRitmo.

MULTIMEDIOS LAUNCHES ON 7 OF THE TOP 10 HISPANIC DMA’S

What a spectacular year we have had distributing Multimedios Networks!

 This year Multimedios Networks have launched in 7 of the top 10 Hispanic DMA’s: Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Chicago, San Francisco, San Antonio, Harlingen/Brownsville/McAllen, and now… Los Angeles!!

In January 2009 Time Warner Cable launched Multimedios Television on digital basic throughout the Texas Region including the above and Austin; El Paso; Corpus Christi; Waco; Port Arthur and the Golden Triangle area and others. Comcast is completing the Multimedios Television and TeleRitmo “roll-out” on its systems in northern California, Washington and Oregon and also launched the networks in Detroit and Boston.

Multimedios has been a great success in those markets and will be for all operators whose footprint covers the fastest growing demo in the US: your core Mexican demographic.

Multimedios offers:

-        100% Original, 100% Mexican Programming

-        From the 2nd largest media group and the 3rd largest programming producer in Mexico.

-        Experience: Successfully operating newspapers, radio and TV for nearly 80 years, Multimedios knows and understands its core Mexican audience.

-        Brand: High brand awareness among Mexican audiences on both sides of the border.

-        Stars: Well known Mexican stars and TV personalities.

-        Mexican Triple Play:  General Entertainment – Multimedios Television; News Network – Milenio Television; Music Network – TeleRitmo

-        Ratings Success: Multimedios Television regularly beats Televisa and TV Azteca in the ratings; Milenio Television regularly beats CNN en Español and Teleformula.

-        Mexican Demo: Multimedios programming is effective in targeting the Mexican demographic.

-        VOD: 500 hrs of Children’s Programming; 500 hrs of “Lucha Libre” (Professional Wrestling)

-        Marketing Support: Proactive on-the-ground promotional events targeting local Mexican residents; live transmission of its shows; celebrity meet-and-greets; marketing dollars for direct mail, print and radio campaigns.

-        Radio:  Multimedios operates full power radio stations along the US border including Tijuana that covers San Diego. Multimedios “La Caliente” radio network is available for digital distribution.

-        Influence: Multimedios influence by way of its media businesses covers all of Mexico,

 Below is the Nov 18, 2009 Multichannel News story by journalist Laura Martinez:

Multimedios Television Launches On Time

Warner Cable Los Angeles

Network Part Of El Paquetazo, El Paquetazo Dos Packages

Laura Martinez — Multichannel News, 11/18/2009 11:26:33 AM

Multimedios Television, the Monterrey, Mexico-based TV network, has rolled out its service onto Time Warner Cable system in Los Angeles, the nation’s largest Hispanic market. Multimedios, now available on channel 804, joins Time Warner Cable’s El Paquetazo and El Paquetazo Dos programming tiers.

The deal for Multimedios, terms of which were not disclosed, follows Multimedios and sister music channel TeleRitmo’s recent roll out on Comcast systems in San Jose, Oregon, Detroit and Washington State.

“This has been a very good year for us, as we’ve been able to launch our networks from coast to coast,” says Gustavo Mena, who handles Multimedios Television’s cable and satellite distribution in the U.S. Nationwide, Multimedios is available in over 1 million U.S. households.

Multimedios Television, a privately held company, is also close to striking a deal with Comcast for carriage of Milenio Televisión, a 24/7 all Spanish-language news network, which premiered October 2008 in Mexico. According to Mena, the deal will be finalized as soon as this week.

In addition to its continuing carriage negotiations, Multimedios Television is offering MSOs over 1,000 hours of programming available for VOD, including 500 hours of original children’s programming and an additional 500 hours of Lucha libre (wrestling), hailing from the company’s own wrestling stadium in Monterrey, la Arena Coliseo.

http://www.multichannel.com/article/389669-Multimedios_Television_Launches_On_Time_Warner_Cable_Los_Angeles.php?nid=2386&source=title&rid=16298918

About Multimedios Networks:

Multimedios Television Networks are part of Grupo Multimedios, the third-largest producer of original Spanish-language programming in Mexico. The Mexican media conglomerates’ assets include: 37 AM and FM radio stations; nine broadcast TV stations; a 150,000-subscriber triple-play cable operator that offers television, broadband and telephony; 12 local, regional and national newspapers; two national magazines; outdoor advertising; music concert venues, amusement parks; radio network La Caliente Radio Network; and three satellite transmitted television networks distributed in the U.S. market: General Entertainment Multimedios Television, News Network Milenio Television and Music Channel TeleRitmo.

Multimedios Networks Launch On Comcast Oregon and Comcast Washington

We are excited about the spectacular distribution growth this year on cable systems across the country from Texas to Chicago to Boston to California of Multimedios Networks 100% Original, 100% Mexican TV channels. On September 2 Comcast Fresno launched the networks as they are being rolled out on all Comcast California cable sytems including San Francisco. I am also pleased to report the September 1, 2009 simultaneous launch of…

MULTIMEDIOS NETWORKS

ON COMCAST OREGON AND COMCAST WASHINGTON CABLE SYSTEMS 

Comcast Debuts 32 More HD Networks In Oregon, Southwest Washington

Todd Spangler — Multichannel News, 9/1/2009 4:07:20 PM EDT

Comcast launched 32 new high-definition channels in the Oregon and southwest Washington market, to bring its HD lineup to more than 100 in the region.

The operator also is offering 23 new Spanish-language channels, five new standard-definition channels and four international premium channels.

Comcast hit 101 HD channels in the Seattle area in July, and said it would expand the lineup to the rest of the state through the end of 2009.

According to Comcast, the new programming is being delivered in bandwidth freed up by Project Cavalry, which uses low-cost digital transport adapters to let basic subscribers view digital programming on analog TV sets.

“Our high-definition content has exploded in the past year, and we hear from customers that it is exactly what they want from us as more consumers make the switch to HD,” Curt Henninger, Comcast’s regional senior vice president for Comcast of Oregon and SW Washington, said in a statement. “In addition, our ability to offer more and more niche programming provides viewers with the ability to watch shows more closely aligned with their interests.”

The 32 new HD channels are: the Outdoor Channel HD, Tennis Channel HD, CBS College Sports HD, Big Ten Network HD, ESPNU HD, NBA TV HD, Headline News HD, TruTV HD, BET HD, Comedy Central HD, CMT HD, VH1 HD, MTV HD, TCM HD, MSNBC HD, Starz Edge HD, Starz Kids & Family HD, Starz Comedy HD, HBO2 HD, HBO Signature HD, HBO Family HD, HBO Latino HD, HBO Comedy HD, HBO Zone HD, More MAX HD, Action MAX HD, Thriller MAX HD, Showtime 2 HD, Showtime Showcase HD, Showtime Extreme HD, TMC HD, and TMC Xtra HD.

Comcast also is launching Hallmark Movie Channel, Ovation, Retirement Living, C-SPAN 3 and Sportsman Channel; it launched ESPNU in August.

The Spanish-language channels include TeleFutura, Estrella TV (Portland DMA only), Utilisima, HITN, Canal52MX, Mexicanal, MULTIMEDIOS, TVE, WAPA America, AYM Sports, SUR Mexico, TeleFormula, Gran Cine, De Pelicula, De Pelicula Classico, HTV Musica, TeleHit, RitmoSon Latino, TELERITMO, Bandamax, EWTN en Espanol, La Familia and TBN Enlace.

Comcast’s new international premium channels are TV Japan, SBTN (Vietnamese), TV5 Monde (French) and GMA Pinoy TV (Filipino).

http://www.multichannel.com/article/339172-Comcast_Debuts_32_More_HD_Networks_In_Oregon_Southwest_Washington.php

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About Multimedios Networks:

Multimedios Television Networks are part of Grupo Multimedios, the third-largest producer of original Spanish-language programming in Mexico. The Mexican media conglomerate’s assets include: 37 AM and FM radio stations; nine broadcast TV stations; a 150,000-subscriber triple-play cable system that offers television, broadband and telephony; 12 local, regional and national newspapers; two national magazines; outdoor advertising; music concert venues, amusement parks; radio network La Caliente Radio Network and three television networks all distributed in the U.S. market: General Entertainment Multimedios Television, News Network Milenio Television and Music Channel TeleRitmo.

Gustavo Mena
Multimedios Television, Milenio Television, TeleRitmo
Cell: 305.496-3733
Nextel: 158*117*31473
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Multimedios Television
Milenio Television
TeleRitmo

MULTIMEDIOS NETWORKS LAUNCHING ON COMCAST CALIFORNIA

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LAUNCHING ON COMCAST CALIFORNIA CABLE SYSTEMS 

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teleritmo 640x480  Comcast to Launch 80 New Networks in Portions of San Francisco Bay Area as it Offers a ‘World of More’ Programming

 July 10, 2009 8:30 AM EDT

LIVERMORE, Calif., July 10 /PRNewswire/ — Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSK, CMCSA), the nation’s leading provider of entertainment, information and communications, today announced that it is launching 80 new networks on August 11 in portions of the San Francisco Bay Area, including up to 51 high-definition (HD) networks, 13 Spanish language channels, 14 international premium networks and two standard definition channels (see complete list of networks and channel numbers below). Twenty-six communities in the South Bay and North Bay (see complete list of cities below) will now have access to 92 HD networks and will be receiving a slew of new programming in the first phase of channel launches as a result of Comcast’s recent digital upgrade of customers from analog to digital.

All cities will receive the 14 international premium networks, which include Antenna One, Band Internacional, C1R, Deutsche Welle, GMA Life, MYX, PFC 100% Futebol, RTP, Setanta Sports, STAR India GOLD, STAR India NEWS, STAR ONE, TV Globo and Vijay, as well as the 13 Spanish language channels, which include AYM Sports, Bandamax, De Pelicula, De Pelicula Clasico, EWTN En Espanol, Latele Novela, MULTIMEDIOS , Ritmoson Latino, SUR Mexico, TeleHit, TELERITMO, TBN Enlace and Utilisima.

Beginning August 11, the new programming will be available to residential homes and businesses in the following cities: Belvedere, Corte Madera, Cupertino, Fairfax, Forest Knolls, Greenbrae, Kentfield, Lagunitas, Larkspur, Los Altos, Marin, Mill Valley, Milpitas, Mountain View, Novato, Ross, San Anselmo, San Geronimo, San Quentin, San Rafael, Santa Clara, Saratoga, Sausalito, Sunnyvale, Tiburon and Woodacre.

Comcast’s California Region, based in Livermore, California, serves more than 2.4 million customers in Northern and Central California. Comcast employs more than 7,500 local residents across the region.

 See Story: Comcast To Launch 80 Channels

About Multimedios Networks:

Multimedios Television Networks are part of Grupo Multimedios, the third-largest producer of original Spanish-language programming in Mexico. The Mexican media giant’s assets include: 37 AM and FM radio stations; nine broadcast TV stations; a 150,000-subscriber triple-play cable operator that offers television, broadband and telephony; 12 local, regional and national newspapers; two national magazines; outdoor advertising; music concert venues, amusement parks; radio network La Caliente Radio Network; and three satellite transmitted television networks distributed in the U.S. market: General Entertainment Multimedios Television, News Network Milenio Television and Music Channel TeleRitmo.