Popular TV network is a video extension of respected ¡HOLA! Magazine
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Aug. 11, 2015 – Figuring that millions of viewers of ¡HOLA! TV in Latin America were a strong indicator of its popularity, YipTV wanted to be sure it had the premiere Spanish-language celebrity- and lifestyle-oriented network in its channel lineup to offer the best programming to viewers in its target market.
YipTV is the rapidly expanding broadband OTT television service that brings live-channel broadcasts from around the world to tens of millions of foreign-born consumers living in the United States.
¡HOLA! TV is the video extension of ¡HOLA! Magazine, the most respected and exclusive source of news on celebrity, royals and the elite around the world. The magazine boasts 31 editions, reaching over 120 countries, and a weekly readership of over 20 million worldwide.
With more than 500 hours of original content produced out of its studios in Miami, ¡HOLA! TV offers the best of ¡HOLA! Magazine reinvented for television with its emblematic shows such as Mundo ¡HOLA!, ¡HOLA! Diario, ¡HOLALA!, ¡HOLA! Fashion, Conexión ¡HOLA! TV, and ¡HOLA! Cinema. The channel also features high-quality content that reflects the ¡HOLA! brand with a variety of lifestyle, fashion and celebrity programs, as well as hit series including El Tiempo entre Costuras, El Secreto del Puente Viejo and Galerias Velvet.
“When we chose to serve the 40 million multi-linguals living in the U.S. as our target market and were looking for sources of content that would readily appeal to them, ¡HOLA! TV was quickly a ‘no brainer’ for us,” said YipTV CEO Michael Tribolet. “This is a network with tremendous viewership and we knew we had to have it in our channel lineup if we were going to succeed. The feedback we’ve been getting from subscribers since we launched supports that decision.”
“New platforms such as OTT open additional avenues for content-delivery and we felt YipTV was a perfect next-generation outlet to broaden our reach to new audiences,” said Ignacio Sanz de Acedo, CEO and General Manager of ¡HOLA! TV. “We are confident that our go-to-market alliance with YipTV will be a winning formula for us and our viewers.”
YipTV is the first multi-channel Over the Top (OTT) television provider of personalized, low-cost TV content that eliminates the need for cable or satellite TV subscriptions. With availability over any type of wired or wireless broadband connection, YipTV uses Internet-based delivery technology to provide affordable access to 17 free international channels with no credit card required at sign up as well as premium international programming at only $14.99 a month, with no long-term service commitments or contracts.
Subscribers sign up for YipTV via the website (www.yiptv.com), then download apps for iOS or Android devices from the Apple AppStore or GooglePlay. In addition to Android- or iOS-enabled smart devices, YipTV lets subscribers explore a whole world of live telecasts using a Smart TV, laptop or desktop computer. YipTV also can be viewed on a traditional TV screen using an Apple TV™ or a Google Chromecast™ device.
With YipTV, viewers gain a highly personalized entertainment experience wherever, whenever and however they choose whether watching at home or on the go. Currently, YipTV carries sports, news and entertainment networks from Latin America and Europe. The company plans to expand its lineup of programming by adding channels from Europe and Asia in coming months.
To bolster its marketing efforts, YipTV has signed legendary soccer great Pelè to an exclusive brand ambassador agreement. In addition, YipTV is now available to TruConnect subscribers, which provides wireless voice, messaging and data services across the nation.
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YipTV, Inc., is a privately held company with offices in West Palm Beach, Fla., and New Brunswick, N.J., that provides low-cost, television channels, including domestic and international network content. Founded in 2012, YipTV is an Over the Top (OTT) television content provider that distributes over 50 channels and programs in multiple languages, letting subscribers watch YipTV on televisions, tablets, computers, smartphones and other Internet-enabled devices. YipTV sends video content via the public internet to broadband users, bypassing legacy cable systems and head end technology, and then passes that savings directly to the consumer. For more information, please visithttps://www.yiptv.com/
Sue Huss, on behalf of YipTV