SOURCE: United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

March 29, 2016 11:27 ET

USHCC Commends AT&T and Univision for Relaunching Services

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - March 29, 2016) - The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) congratulates AT&T and Univision for reaching an agreement to restore all of Univision's local and cable networks to U-Verse's 5.6 million customers. The Univision Network is the fifth largest television network in the United States, reaching over 94 million households.

"The USHCC applauds our longstanding corporate partners for focusing on and prioritizing the needs of America's Spanish-speaking audiences. By returning their channels to U-verse subscribers as negotiations continue, Univision has once again demonstrated their exemplary commitment to providing the Hispanic community with equal opportunity to access diverse programming," said USHCC President & CEO Javier Palomarez.

"We are proud to have worked alongside AT&T and Univision to restore these stations to U-verse customers," said USHCC Chairman Raymond Arroyo. "By once again offering Hispanic viewers a wide range of content, AT&T and Univision have reaffirmed their positions as leaders in diversity. Millions of Hispanic households across the country depend on Spanish-language stations like Univision for news and entertainment. We are delighted that this audience will once again receive access to Univision's local and cable networks."

About the USHCC

The USHCC actively promotes the economic growth, development and interests of more than 4.1 million Hispanic-owned businesses, that combined, contribute over $661 billion to the American economy every year. It also advocates on behalf of 260 major American corporations and serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local chambers and business associations nationwide.

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