Comcast will announce an expansion of their Spanish language content today. The new Spanish language lineup will be called Xfinity Latino.
According to Comcast, Xfinity Latino, will include “a suite of video products and services developed exclusively to serve Hispanic customers.”
There will be 10 new Hispanic channels and the amount of content available through Comcast’s Hispanic On Demand will double.
Comcast said the new channels will include BabyFirst TV Americas Espanol, beIN SPORT Espanol, Centroamerica TV, LAS (Latin American Sports), Pasiones, and Vme Kids. There will also be access to alternate feeds of Telefutura, Telemundo and Univision. Subscribers will be able to watch both the east and west coast feeds.
Xfinity digital subscribers will also be able to receive the new interactive Xfinity Latino Entertainment channel.
“As a Hispanic, I’m proud that Xfinity Latino brings together the very best programming channels, exclusive content, flexibility, convenience and value that Hispanics are looking for today,” said Ruben Mendiola, vice president and general manager of Multicultural Video Services.
According to Comcast, the new Xfinity Latino service will be available either as a standalone video service or as a part of a double or triple play bundle.
Current MultiLatino video subscribers will be upgraded to the new Xfinity Latino lineup for free.
No firm date was provided for the launch. The company said that actual lineups and availability would vary by location. The company directs shoppers to www.comcast.com/nuevoscanales for additional information.
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