Univision And Telemundo Unite … With Four Other Owners


NEW YORK — If bitter Hispanic media rivals Univision Communications and Comcast-owned NBCUniversal Hispanic Enterprises’ Telemundo were to ever come together, on anything, it has to be big. The two companies couldn’t even agree to a unified benefit telecast to aid those impacted by Hurricanes Irma, Maria and Harvey in fall 2017.

Yet, on a stage this morning at the Javits Center, Univision CEO Vince Sadusky joined NBCU Owned Television Stations President Valari Staab in announcing to NAB Show New York attendees that their respective companies — along with FOX‘s O&Os, NBC O&Os and the stations owned by TEGNA and Nexstar Media Group — were committing to the introduction of the next-generation broadcast TV standard known as ATSC 3.0.

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