Statement from Univision Communications Inc. Regarding Charter Communications, Inc.

January 27, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 27, 2017 – “In July 2016,  Univision had no choice but to initiate litigation against Charter Communications Inc. because Charter had taken the preposterous position that Time Warner Cable — which Charter acquired in May 2016 — was actually managing the newly-combined company and that Charter had no obligation to honor contracts that required it to negotiate new carriage deals with Univision.  This is a perfect example of how a behemoth cable company like Charter uses its excessive market power to harm content companies and the millions of subscribers who rely on Univision and its suite of networks for vital news and information in language. Despite Univision’s many attempts to resolve the dispute by offering good-faith settlement solutions, Charter has rejected all of Univision’s efforts. Given this unfortunate impasse, Univision has no choice but to inform Charter’s customers that they may lose access to Univision’s networks and stations. Univision is committed to continuing to fight for the dignity and value of our community in the marketplace and the important role we play in providing a voice for Hispanic America during these uncertain times.”

CONTACT: Rosemary Mercedes 212.455.5335 @UCIPRTeam


Declaración de Univision Communications Inc. sobre Charter Communications, Inc.

NUEVA YORK, NY – 27 DE ENERO DE 2017 – “En julio de 2016,  Univision no tuvo otra opción que entablar juicio contra Charter Communications Inc. porque Charter había tomado la absurda posición de que Time Warner Cable –que Charter adquirió en mayo de 2016– era quien en realidad estaba administrando la nueva compañía que resultó de su fusión y de que Charter no tenía obligación de honrar los contratos que requerían la negociación de nuevos acuerdos de distribución con Univision. Este, es un ejemplo perfecto de cómo una gigantesca compañía de cable como Charter usa su excesivo poder en el mercado para perjudicar a las compañías de contenido y a los millones de suscriptores que confían en Univision y sus de cadenas para noticias e información fundamentales en su idioma. A pesar de los muchos intentos de Univision para resolver el conflicto, ofreciendo sugerencias de buena fe para llegar a un acuerdo, Charter ha rechazado todos los esfuerzos de Univision. En vista de este lamentable impase, Univision no tiene otra opción que informar a los clientes de Charter que podrían perder su acceso a las cadenas y estaciones de Univision. Nuestra Compañía está comprometida a seguir luchando por la dignidad y el valor de nuestra comunidad en el mercado y el importante papel que desempeñamos en representar la voz de los hispanos en los Estados Unidos, en estos tiempos de incertidumbre.”

CONTACTO: Rosemary Mercedes 212.455.5335 @UCIPRTeam

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