Next Generation Network announced that it will partner with ¡Exito!, the Chicago Tribune's Spanish-language weekly newspaper, to provide news, weather, sports and entertainment to Chicago's Latino community.

Global Crossing Ltd. announced the completion of a critical network segment, connecting the U.S. and Mexico to Central America and the Caribbean. The 10,000 km segment, known as Pan

Caballero Television COO Steve Humphries announced that Louis Vialpando is joining the company as Director of Sales and that Juan Valdez Zuani joins as Director of Programming.

With a growth rate of over 230%, the year 2000 was a watershed period for residential high-speed Internet access in the United States.

Media Metrix reports that media players now are installed on 99 percent of U.S. home PCs, enabling these computers to deliver both online and offline digital-audio and video to consumers.

Promotional e-mail delivery will emerge over the next two years as a new revenue stream for large portals, ISPs and Web-mail providers as they exert greater control over e-mail passed between marketers and consumers, according to a new report released by Jupiter Research.

The Recording Academy has teamed up with Capitol Records to release this year's 2001 GRAMMY Nominees albums, the 7th edition in the best-selling series that honors many of the year's GRAMMY-nominated artists and songs.

America's Kidz Network (WAM!) announces the production of 13 half-hours of its new original series "Music Alive!: Live," which will premiere next fall. The series will feature some of the biggest names from all octaves of the music business -- rap, hip-hop, jazz, classical, rock, soul, etc.

Sprint PCS announced a strategic alliance to feature Wau.com via the Sprint PCS Wireless Web.

The Radio industry continued to set its sights on another record-breaking year of ad revenues, as sales for the month of November grew 3%. When compared to the same month in 1999, local numbers were up 4%, while national revenues showed no change.

LCS Golf, Inc. announced that iFusion has signed an agreement with Telemundo to provide database management services and email marketing/direct marketing solutions for their South Florida markets.

The number of people with access to broadband connectivity at work will more than double from 24 million in 2000 to 55 million by 2005, according to a new report released by Jupiter Research.

"Noticiero Univision," the Spanish-language newscast on UHF-TV station Univision 41 (WXTV) in New York, beat the "CBS Evening News" with Dan Rather for a second straight day last night (Wed., Jan. 24) in New York's overnight Nielsen ratings.

Latina Media Ventures, publisher of Latina Magazine, announced that Betty Cortina, one of the founding editors of O, The Oprah Magazine, has joined the company as its Editorial Director.

Cingular Interactive, formerly BellSouth Wireless Data, closed the year 2000 with over 570,000 subscribers on its nationwide Cingular Interactive Intelligent Wireless Network. The year-end subscriber figure represents growth of over 100% from last year's total of just over 200,000.

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