Univision Signs UVideos Pact with Samsung


NEW YORK: Univision Communications has entered into a deal to make its UVideos bilingual digital video network available on all 2013 models of Samsung Smart TVs, connected Blu-ray players and home theater systems.

Starting this spring, consumers with select Samsung devices will be able to access a range of programming through the UVideos application. UVideos delivers access to the best in Univision content, featuring thousands of hours of daytime, prime-time, sports, entertainment and news programming. The Samsung agreement also includes the UVideos time-synched social stream feature, which allows viewers to interact and engage with social conversations taking place around the shows.

“By partnering with Samsung, the leading smart-TV manufacturer in the U.S., we are ensuring our viewers can enjoy the UVideos experience on their favorite connected devices,” said Kevin Conroy, the president of Univision Interactive Media and Enterprise Development. “This is another example of Univision delivering on our commitment to offer the best in Hispanic programming on the devices most important to them, whenever and wherever they want it.”