Cablevision Bulks Up Spanish-Language Offerings
By Kristin Brzoznowski
Published: October 18, 2011
BETHPAGE: Cablevision is offering a new iO en espanol programming package, which includes 45 Spanish-language channels and more content from Puerto Rico, Cuba and Peru.
Among the channels offered through the service are Cuba Play, featuring 100-percent Cuban-produced programming; Discovery Familia, with dedicated blocks for kids and parents; Latin American Sports (LAS), providing local coverage of popular sports from Puerto Rico, Cuba and Mexico; and Multimedios, offering shows directly from Mexico. Further offerings include Puerto Rico Network, Semilitas, SUR PERU and Vme Kids. iO en espanol also includes more than 100 hours per month of on-demand programming at no additional charge.
"iO en espanol is one of our most popular and comprehensive international offerings, and this new expanded package delivers even more great content, demonstrating our continued commitment to providing the best value and services to our customers," said Bradley Feldman, Cablevision's VP of video product management. "With 45 Spanish-language channels, iO en espanol offers a full array of local news and entertainment programming from a diverse collection of countries. We are proud of what we have been able to build and offer to our customers, with iO en espanol."