DISH & Univision Settle Carriage Spat


DISH and Univision Communications have reached a long-term agreement regarding carriage of Univision networks and stations on DishLATINO and DISH.

The channels that are once again available to DISH and DishLATINO customers, depending upon their programming package, include Univision, UniMás, Univision Deportes Network, Galavisión, Tlnovelas and FOROtv.

Separately, the companies agreed to settle all pending litigation between them.

“We want to thank our DISH customers for their patience as we worked to reach an agreement that is fair to all parties, especially our customers,” said Erik Carlson, DISH’s president and CEO. “For more than 20 years, DISH has led our industry in serving the U.S. Hispanic community, and today’s announcement is reflective of our commitment to delivering quality content at the right value.”

“We are pleased to have reached an agreement with DISH that recognizes the value of our top-rated networks and stations,” said Univision CEO Vince Sadusky. “We look forward to once again providing DISH and DishLATINO customers with the news, sports, and entertainment content they love. Thank you to our loyal audience for your unwavering support.”