YipTV inks content deal with Alterna'TV

DetailsGabriel Miramar-Garcia | 11 June 2015

Alterna'TV, a subsidiary of Eutelsat Americas, has secured a multiple channel carriage agreement with YipTV, a Hispanic-focused over-the-top (OTT) service.

Alterna'TV will provide YipTV with international feeds from general entertainment channels Canal 22 Internacional, Canal Once Mexico, CB Tu Television Michoacan and Telemicro as well as feeds of extreme sports channel PX TV, Trace Sports Stars, Latin American Sports and AYM Sports and children's entertainment channel Fix & Foxi.

"YipTV is committed to delivering an affordable, high-quality entertainment experience to our subscribers, offering a diverse assortment of domestic and international channels in a variety of languages," explained YipTV vice president of content acquisition, Victor Iasprizza. "Alterna'TV represents many of the leading networks from Mexico and South America as well as popular sports channels, all of which are very attractive to our subscribers."

"YipTV is taking TV to its next logical platform, offering viewers a low-cost, high-quality alternative to traditional cable and satellite services," added Alterna'TV senior director of marketing and distribution, Roberto Perez. "YipTV subscribers will have the ability to access traditional favourite channels such as Canal 22 and Canal Once, as well as speciality channels PX TV, Trace Sports Stars from PCs and smart TVs in their homes and phones, tablets and laptops when they're on the go. From our perspective, YipTV is a smart choice and one that will appeal to today's growing Hispanic audience in the US."