Verizon Wireless and Viva! Vision announced the addition of Viva! Vision TV, a Latino youth channel, to Verizon Wireless' V CAST service. The channel, available in October, is powered by Viva!

Amid growing interest in user-generated video clips and increased experimentation with online movie distribution by the motion picture industry, a new study by global market research firm Ipsos indicates that an estimated 10 million Americans aged 12 and over have downloaded television shows from

Sprint/Nextel, in partnership with Intel, Motorola and Samsung, will roll out a mobile WiMAX network (a technology also known as 802.11e) at a cost of $3 billion; it is expected to be available to 100 million Americans by 2008.

According to a new report from Telephia, 34.6 million US mobile phone subscribers accessed the Internet from a wireless device in June 2006. With eMarketer estimating the US mobile phone population at approximately 213 million in 2006, that equates to only 16% of mobile phone subscribers.

Noting that the Net Neutrality issue "is gradually being resolved," Verizon's chief policy executive, Tom Tauke, today called on industry players to come together in addressing emerging broadband concerns that customers really care about.

Since its launch, Paparazzi TV has clicked with Mega TV viewers as entertainment journalist, Graciela Mori, and other celebrity news investigators including Frank Cairo, Fernando Castells, Lourdes Ruiz Toledo and Wilson Nuñez go beyond the headlines to find and expose true stories about entertain

MEGA TV Channel 22 announced the official launch of Javier Ceriani’s new show, “Ceriani en Cerio,” a revealing new celebrity interview television program exclusively on MEGA-TV.

Cable TV providers seem to have pulled slightly ahead of their telecom competitors in providing unified service packages that combine voice, video, data and wireless services, but their lead might prove to be short-lived.

After years of lagging behind other regions in terms of Internet usage, Latin Americans are now coming online in huge numbers. In particular, the major markets of Brazil and Mexico are re-energizing the sector and giving it a distinctive Latin beat.

Sprint and Oblio Telecom have announced an agreement to distribute targeted international, private-label prepaid products.

It's tough to side with big media companies that whine about regulations that they can't be allowed to sink their claws deeper into consumers' pockets. Still, hope comes from resulting competition that will make things better for the average Joe.

Nielsen//NetRatings announced that nearly three-quarters of U.S. active Web users connected at home via broadband in May, growing 15 percentage points over a year ago, when just 57 percent of active Web users relied on broadband connections at home.

According to a study conducted by Compete Inc., Hispanic shoppers are more likely to look for music-enabled phones online than other shoppers and Hispanic mobile phone users more likely to purchase downloadable content such as ringtones, graphics and ringback tones.

Gustavo A. Cisneros,Chairman and CEO of the Cisneros Group of Companies, today announced that Venevision Investments LLC has joined with private equity firms Bain Capital Partners, LLC Blackstone Management Associates V, LLC, Carlyle Investment Management, LLC, Cascade Investment, LLC, and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP., and with Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa, to make a plan or proposal for a transaction with Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving the fast-growing U.S.-Hispanic market.

Telemundo in conjunction with Miami Dade College formally introduced the new students and presented its curriculum for the sophomore session of the successful and educational initiative "Taller Telemundo: Escritores."

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