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SOURCE Olympusat, Inc.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympusat, Inc., the leader in the development and distribution of independent Spanish-language TV networks, announces the expansion of their HD suite, with networks that range across all genres, demos, and countries of origin. The new expanded suite will offer a vast collection of over 35 HD networks, making Olympusat the leading distributor of Spanish-language HD television entertainment.
Olympusat's owned and operated HD networks, branded as the Ultra HD Plex (16 channels and counting) is led by a movie suite, which includes Ultra Mex - an independent and contemporary Mexican film network, Ultra Film - the first HD movie network dedicated to airing modern films from around the world dubbed into Spanish, Ultra Cine - featuring award-winning and original films from Mexico, Spain and Latin America, and Ultra Clasico - a network that features digitally re-mastered movies from the Golden Age of Mexican and Latin American Cinema, fully restored in HD. Additional Ultra HD Plex networks include channels for men, women, and children, as well as programs that feature music, comedy, documentaries, news, and sports.
In addition to the Ultra HD Plex, Olympusat has enhanced their HD suite by working with leading networks from Mexico and Latin America for distribution in the U.S. market. Olympusat's HD managed networks include Televen America - the top entertainment broadcaster in Venezuela to A and B households, Canal 13 de Chile - Chile's leading family entertainment television network, Puerto Rico Network - offering the best public television programming from Puerto Rico, Sun Channel - the leading travel and lifestyle entertainment network from Latin America, Canal 44 de Juarez - the award-winning television broadcaster from the Mexican border city of Juarez, HMX – El Canal del Hombre Moderno - a men's channel featuring sports, game shows, and entertainment for adult males, as well as the recently added Canal 10 (TEN) de Honduras - the leading news and entertainment broadcaster from Honduras.
"According to Nielsen, we know that Latinos prefer HD 2-1 over SD," said Tom Mohler, CEO of Olympusat. "61% of total Latino homes are Spanish-language dominant, with 78% dedicating their TV viewing to Spanish-language content. We want to bring our core audience more of what they want and that is great programming in HD."
See Olympusat's current list of Spanish-language HD Networks below.
The Ultra HD Plex is currently offered through Verizon FiOS and will be available for all MVPDs on August 1st. All other HD networks outside of the Ultra HD Plex are immediately available for distribution. For more information on Olympusat's Spanish-language HD networks, visit www.iwantmyhd.com.
Olympusat, Inc is one of the largest independent media companies specializing in ownership, distribution, production and technical services. The company has established itself as a leader in the Hispanic television and media space through its 62 Spanish language television networks, 35 of which are HD. Olympusat's top networks include Cine Mexicano, FUNimation Channel and the newly introduced Ultra HD Plex. Through Olympusat's diverse portfolio, the company also delivers a distinctive Faith & Family and Specialty Suite representing some of the biggest networks in the industry.
As a part of Olympusat's industry-leading efforts, the company has also launched two new strategic business units – Olympusat Telecom and Olympusat Entertainment. Olympusat Telecom has embarked on providing the enterprise and consumer customer with complete communications and business solutions through its IPTV, Video Streaming and CDN offering. Olympusat Entertainment encompasses all aspects of film and TV production including feature length and short films, music videos, industrial/corporate videos, and commercials, both local and national. Our award-winning team comes equipped with the technology to provide our customers with a full service production from the project's conception to its completion.
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