Mediacom adds Spanish channel set to Cable TV


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Posted Online: Jan. 21, 2013, 3:31 pm
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New viewing option with 27 Spanish channels in digital set

Moline, IL – January18, 2013 –Mediacom continues to expand viewing choices for subscribers of cable television with its recent addition of 27 Spanish-language channels new to the lineup in the Quad Cities, Clinton and the surrounding area.

The new channel set, Canales Latinos, features Spanish versions of popular cable networks that televise sports, news and informational programming, including Discovery en Espanol, ESPN Deportes, Fox Deportes, History Channel en Espanol, and others.

Canales Latinos is one of several Mediacom digital tiers, each with at least 20 specialty channels and available as optional additions to digital cable subscriptions (typically $7.95 for the first digital package). The 27-channel Canales Latinosreplaces Mediacom's previous set of Spanish-language channels. Company representatives describe the change as a way to offer Latino viewers a wider variety of general entertainment, movies, music and sports, including many of the most popular cable programs watched by viewers throughout the country.

In addition to making Canales Latinos available in the Quad Cities, Clinton and surrounding areas, Mediacom recently added the digital channel package to its lineups in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Des Moines, and areas surrounding those cities.

About Mediacom:
Mediacom Communications is the nation's eighth largest cable television company and one of the leading cable operators focused on serving the smaller cities in the United States, with a significant concentration in the Midwestern and Southeastern regions. Mediacom Communications offers a wide array of broadband products and services, including traditional and advanced video services such as digital television, video-on-demand, digital video recorders, high-definition television, as well as high-speed Internet access and phone service. Through Mediacom Business, the Company offers affordable broadband communications solutions that can be tailored to any size business.



Canales Latinos Digital Channel Set
Channel 835 TV Azteca America
Channel 836 Estrella TV
Channel 838 V-Me
Channel 839 HITN
Channel 841 TBN Enlance
Channel 842 EWTN Espanol
Channel 845 Multimedios
Channel 846 Mexicanal
Channel 850 CNN Espanol
Channel 851 Milenio
Channel 854 Nat Geo Mundo
Channel 855 History Channel En Espanol
Channel 856 Discovery En Espanol
Channel 861 Damas TV
Channel 867 Mun2
Channel 868 Aplauso TV
Channel 870 Tr3s
Channel 871 VMC
Channel 875 ESPN Deportes
Channel 876 Fox Deportes
Channel 877 Gol TV
Channel 878 AYM Sports
Channel 879 One World Sports
Channel 885 ViendoMovies
Channel 886 Cine Clasico
Channel 887 Cine Mexicano
Channel 888 Cine Latino

















 



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