Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Comcast Launches Telefutura and Univision in High-Definition in Washington, D.C. Area in Advance of 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM)

WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Comcast continues to expand programming for its Hispanic customers in the Washington, D.C. area with the addition of Telefutura HD and Univision HD. With these launches, Comcast high-definition (HD) customers can watch Univision's exclusive Spanish-language coverage of all 64 games of the 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM), the premier international soccer tournament taking place in South Africa from June 11 through July 11, along with other network programming in Spanish and in stunning HD. Univision (WFDC) HD appears on Comcast Limited Basic channel 794 and Telefutura (WMDO) HD appears on Comcast Limited Basic channel 795.


Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC) owns and operates Telefutura (WMDO) and manages the marketing and sales operations of Univision (WFDC) under a marketing and sales arrangement with Univision Communications Inc.


"We are pleased to be working with Comcast to offer the first Spanish-language HD networks available to its customers in Washington, D.C., just in time for the World Cup," said Rudy Guernica, Entravision Communications' General Manager of the Univision and Telefutura stations serving Washington, D.C. "Univision and Telefutura are among the most viewed Spanish-language networks in the country, and our stations have long been where the local Hispanic community turns for information and entertainment."


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