NEW YORK, NY – February 03, 2011 – Univision Interactive Media, Inc., the digital division of the premier media company serving Hispanic America, today announced that its new Univision Marcador (Scoreboard) App is available on the App Store. This comprehensive sports app, available for the iPhone and iPod touch, provides die-hard sports fans free, real-time scores and stats of games and matches from top soccer leagues and other sports.
“Building on the very strong engagement we have with passionate soccer fans using our Univision Fútbol App, the Univision Marcador App will enable us to better serve even more Hispanic sports fans with free, real-time updates of their favorite teams across any sport,” said Kevin Conroy, president of Univision Interactive Media, Inc. “This app enhances and expands our growing digital sports content and mobile product offerings.”
Available in both Spanish and English, the Univision Marcador App delivers nonstop, customizable stat updates, automatically refreshed and in sync with user time zones to provide a true real-time experience. Sports aficionados have access to updates from the top soccer tournaments and leagues from around the world, followed shortly by all-around NBA coverage, with additional sports to be added, including MLB and NFL in the coming months.
Developed in partnership with July Systems, a global mobile application platform company, the Univision Marcador App was built on July Systems’ extensible Mi™ Platform which provides multi-platform app and mobile website solutions for over 80 acclaimed media brands. The key features of the app include:
Real-time scores and live game stats. For soccer, all goals, penalties, passes, fouls and more are available at users’ fingertips;
Calendars of top tournaments and leagues worldwide, including full coverage of all NFL teams and of top soccer leagues such as: Brasileirao, Bundesliga, Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana, English Premier League, Italy’s Serie A, the Mexican Soccer League, Spanish La Liga, and the UEFA Champions League, Copa America, Copa Oro and more; and
Users can easily customize the app to provide one-click access to their favorite sports, leagues and teams.
The Univision Marcador App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch, at www.iTunes.com/UnivisionMarcador, or on the Univision page on iTunes at www.iTunes.com/Univision.
About Univision Interactive Media, Inc.
Univision Interactive Media, Inc. is the digital division of Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the premier media company serving the U.S. Hispanic community. Univision Interactive Media, Inc. owns and operates a network of national and local online and mobile sites, including Univision.com, the country’s leading Spanish-language online publisher which features comprehensive entertainment, news and information, and that continues to be the #1 most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics; Univision Móvil, a longstanding industry-leader serving the ever-growing mobile Hispanic segment with unique, relevant mobile products and services, as well as exclusive on-the-go integrations with top Univision shows; and Univision Partner Group, a specialized advertising and publisher network comprised of high quality Spanish-language publishers. Univision Communications Inc. also owns and operates Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 95% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, reaching 85% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Studios, which produces and co-produces reality shows, dramatic series and other programming formats for the Company’s platforms; Univision Local Media, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations and 70 radio stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; and TuTv, U.S. outlet for pay television channels of Mexico-based Grupo Televisa. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit www.univision.net.