Univision, Mediacom Renew Carriage Agreement


NEW YORK: U.S. Hispanic media group Univision Communications has renewed its multiyear distribution agreement with cable operator Mediacom Communications.

Subscribers to Mediacom, the eighth-largest cable operator in the U.S., will continue to have access to the broadcast networks Univision and UniMás and the cable network Galavision. The new agreement also covers Robert Rodriguez’s El Rey Network.

“During their 20-year legacy, Mediacom has always valued diverse voices in media and respected Univision’s role in providing that voice to our communities,” said Tonia O’Connor, chief commercial officer and president of content distribution at Univision Communications. “We are proud to once again expand our partnership with Mediacom to achieve our mutual goal of giving Hispanic America the programming they love. We are also thrilled that Mediacom is launching El Rey Network, which unites culturally diverse generations through powerhouse programming.”

“Mediacom strives to offer culturally rich and diverse programming to our customers,” said Italia Commisso Weinand, Mediacom’s executive VP of programming and human resources. “We are pleased to announce the continuation of our long-standing partnership with Univision.”