As competition reduces the profitability of basic Internet access, service providers are offering bundles of managed services to generate revenue and retain customers.

New consumer research from Leichtman Research Group, Inc. (LRG) finds that 69% of all US households now subscribe to an online service at home, and high-speed Internet services now account for about 60% of all online subscribers.

Two of South America's most popular telenovelas are now available over the Internet for the first time in the United States - and anywhere in the world - through the new Tvext Internet TV service.

mun2 announced the development of several all-new originally-produced programs during Telemundo’s Upfront presentation held at New York City’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Sprint announced the availability of Sprint TV En Vivo, the first live Spanish-language video and audio service for mobile phones in the U.S. The high-speed service is available on select handsets equipped for the Sprint Power VisionSM network and offers a mix of Spanish and English language channels delivering breaking news, sports, entertainment, music videos, weather and other live programming that is specifically designed for the Hispanic community.

Cable subscribers want less restriction in cable programming and more flexibility in accessing and paying for networks according to a new report from Arbitron Inc., "Arbitron Cable Television Study: Exploring the Consumer’s Relationship with Cable TV." The study examines what Americans want to se

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Today, the personal computer remains the dominant platform to access the Internet globally. However, Internet access via the mobile phone actually outpaces wireless access from a notebook PC in many of areas of the world – a statistic driven largely by the massive install base of mobile phones throughout the world as well as more developed wireless networks, according to The Face of the Web, the annual study of Internet trends by global market research firm Ipsos Insight.

As many as 25 million wireless phone subscribers in North America could be using their mobile phones as mobile wallets by 2011, reports In-Stat.

Mobile ESPN announced the expansion of its bricks-and-mortar retail distribution outlets to include at least 500 Sprint (NYSE:S) retail stores in the United States and Puerto Rico. Sprint retail stores will offer Mobile ESPN products and services by July.

¡Hola! Media Group, LLC announced that it has partnered with PeerMe, Inc, a peer-to-peer voice communication technology company, to provide free, unlimited voice communications over the Internet to Spanish speaking internet users world-wide.

Sprint announced the results of the Sprint U.S. Consumer Wireless Usage Study, a nationwide survey of wireless phone users. The findings show that more than half of wireless phone subscribers (56 percent) rely on their mobile phones for features such as cameras, clocks, calendars, messaging, music and as a substitute flashlight for seeing in dark places.

Yankee Group announced that the tween market is the next new growth opportunity for wireless carriers. The tween market, defined as 8- to 12-year-olds, has 5.3 million wireless users, accounting for 2.6% of all wireless subscribers. Amongst tweens, 27% have cell phones—a penetration rate that is almost one-third that of the overall wireless industry average as of year-end 2005.

Mun2 announced he appointment of Alex Pels as General Manager for the network and the addition of an award-winning bicoastal production team. With its newly-developed roster of all-star creatives, mun2 now houses some of the best Latino talent in the industry.

For the first time, in 2006 US businesses of all sizes will spend more on wireless voice services than on wireline, reports In-Stat. And wireless data services will make significant gains as well over the next several years, the high-tech market research firm says.

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