Google’s streaming TV service, YouTube TV, introduced in the present day it’s including extra Spanish-language networks to its base membership bundle and is making ready to launch an add-on bundle that may embody much more Spanish-language content material. Beginning in the present day, all subscribers will acquire entry to 3 new TV networks at no further value: Univision, UniMás and Galavisión. These will be a part of YouTube TV’s present lineup of over 85 dwell TV channels, which in the present day embody high networks like Fox, ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS and others, along with leisure networks like these from Discovery and ViacomCBS.

The additions will convey to YouTube TV members a variety of recent Spanish-language content material, together with primetime sequence like “La Desalmada” and “Vencer El Pasado” arriving this fall, actuality competitors sequence “Nuestra Belleza Latina” on September 26, plus the twenty second Annual Latin Grammy Awards on November 18. The additions additionally convey sports activities programming just like the Campeones Cup on September 29, and ongoing matchups from Liga MX, UEFA Champions League, MLS and the Mexican Nationwide Staff, the corporate says.

Univision additionally famous that subscribers in high Hispanic markets, together with Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Houston, Dallas, Chicago and others, will be capable of entry Univision and UniMás’ native information, climate and different programming. Plus, YouTube TV will carry Univision’s video-on-demand content material library at launch, and subscribers will be capable of use their YouTube TV credentials to authenticate with the corporate’s “TV in all places”-powered Univision app.

The businesses didn’t disclose the monetary phrases of their new settlement, however the deal hasn’t include a worth improve. YouTube TV, nevertheless, has been steadily mountaineering costs since its debut. It elevated the service’s pricing to $64.99 final summer time, following the brand new additions of 14 ViacomCBS networks, for instance. However final month, YouTube Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan stated there can be no new worth will increase within the near-term.

Whereas the brand new channels will attain all subscribers, YouTube TV additionally introduced plans to introduce a brand new add-on bundle that might be obtainable for a further month-to-month value. This can embody different Spanish-language networks like Sony Cine, CNN Español, Discovery en Español, Estrella TV, Cinelatino, Fox Deportes and others. YouTube TV shouldn’t be but sharing the complete lineup nor the worth of the add-on, however stated it will supply extra particulars within the “coming months.”

The Spanish-language community Pantaya may even be provided within the weeks forward for a further $5.99 per thirty days, offering entry to Spanish-language motion pictures and unique authentic sequence, all of that are on-demand.

“We’re delighted to associate with YouTube TV to broaden Univision’s strong portfolio of networks and stations to incorporate YouTube TV,” stated Hamed Nasseri, Univision vp, Content material Distribution, in an announcement. “Amid the recognition of streaming providers in addition to the rising affect of our Hispanic group, this is a crucial step to make sure that our viewers has entry to our main Spanish-language information, sports activities, and leisure wherever they devour content material. We’re excited for in the present day’s launch and acknowledge YouTube TV’s continued dedication to serving our rising and influential Hispanic viewers.”

YouTube TV shouldn’t be the primary streamer to cater to an viewers searching for Spanish-language content material. In 2018, Hulu added its personal Spanish-language bundle known as ‘Español,’ which now offers subscribers dwell programming from networks together with ESPN Deportes, NBC Universo, CNN En Español, Historical past Channel En Español, Discovery en Español and Discovery Familia. Hulu, nevertheless, doesn’t carry Univision, however does supply Telemundo. Fubo TV, in the meantime, provides Univision and Telemundo and gives an Español plan with dozens of Spanish-language channels.

If something, YouTube TV had been behind when it comes to catering to Spanish audio system till now, and this providing will make it extra aggressive with rival providers.



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