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Univision acquires AVOD service Vix ahead of PrendeTV launch

Wednesday 3 February 2021 | 12:25 CET | News
US Spanish-language broadcaster Univision has announced the acquisition of Vix, an independent ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) service that streams content to millions of US Hispanics and consumers throughout Latin America, for an undisclosed figure. Univision said Vix's content library of 20,000 hours of free Spanish-language film and TV programming will be integrated into its forthcoming PrendeTV service in the US.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Univision
Countries: Latin America / United States
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