YouTube TV Adds Univision, UniMás and Galavisión, Announces New Spanish-Language Add-On
Those looking for Spanish-language content have a new option. YouTube TV and Univision have reached a deal to bring Univision, UniMás, and Galavisión to the Live TV Streaming Service starting today. In addition to a national feed in some markets, customers in major Hispanic markets like Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Houston, Dallas and Chicago, and more will get access to local content as well.
The channels will be included in their $64.99 a month base plan at no extra charge. The channels are currently rolling out to the service.
YouTube TV joins fuboTV and DIRECTV STREAM as the only other Live TV Streaming Services to offer the channels. fuboTV includes them all in their $64.99 base plan, while DIRECTV STREAM offers Univision and Galavisión, with UniMás in their $84.99 a month Choice Plan.
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“We are delighted to partner with YouTube TV to expand Univision’s robust portfolio of networks and stations to include YouTube TV,” said Hamed Nasseri, Vice President, Content Distribution, Univision.
“Amid the popularity of streaming services as well as the growing influence of our Hispanic community, this is an important step to ensure that our audience has access to our leading Spanish-language news, sports, and entertainment wherever they consume content. We are excited for today’s launch and recognize YouTube TV’s continued commitment to serving our growing and influential Hispanic audience.”
The company will also be launching a new Spanish-language add-on in the coming months that includes more content for an additional cost. Some of those in the package, which doesn’t yet have a price include: Sony Cine, CNN Español, Discovery en Español, Estrella TV, Cinelatino, and Fox Deportes. They will also be Pantaya, a Spanish-language premium channel, in the coming weeks for $5.99 a month.
“We’re thrilled to introduce three new networks from Univision to our YouTube TV base membership, expanding our lineup of diverse content for our YouTube TV members,” said Lori Conkling, Global Head of TV & Film Partnerships at YouTube. “This launch will give our members access to even more Spanish-language news, sports and entertainment to enjoy on our service.”
YouTube TV is a live TV streaming service with more than 60 channels for $64.99/month. This plan includes local channels, 31 of the top 35 cable channels, and regional sports networks (RSNs) in select markets.
With the recent addition of Viacom channels (BET, MTV, Comedy Central, etc.) to the service, they are only without Hallmark and A+E Networks (Lifetime, History, A&E).
YouTube TV offers select 4K content, including some live sports and on-demand shows, as part of their 4K Plus add-on. The 4K Plus add-on is $19.99 a month and also includes offline downloads and unlimited streams on your home network.
If you want a cheaper service with many of the entertainment channels on YouTube TV, you can subscribe to Philo which includes A+E, Discovery, Viacom, Hallmark, and other channels for just $20 a month after a 7-Day Free Trial.