Telemundo launches in N.C.

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Just got this press release from Time Warner Cable:

TIME WARNER CABLE’S CAROLINA DIVISION TO LAUNCH TELEMUNDO IN NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTH CAROLINA  ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2009

Telemundo Available on Digital Tier and Hispanic Tier, Part of Nuestra Tele Service

(MORRISVILLE, NC) – February 12, 2009 – Time Warner Cable’s Carolina division today announced the launch of Telemundo, a U.S. Spanish-language television network, in North Carolina and South Carolina on Friday, February 13, 2009. A leading producer of innovative and high quality content for Hispanics in the U.S. and around the world, Telemundo will be available on the most widely distributed digital tier in North Carolina and South Carolina, and Time Warner Cable’s Hispanic tier via Nuestra Tele, the company’s suite of Spanish language and Hispanic-themed video programming services. The announcement was made today by Brian Kelly, TWC President of Residential Services.  “The launch of Telemundo underscores our commitment to expanding our Hispanic offering to our customers,” said Kelly.

Telemundo will launch on channel 188 in the remaining cities throughout the state of South Carolina, as Telemundo is already available on WNXG, Channel 188, in Columbia, South Carolina. Cities and channel placement in North Carolina include: Greensboro, Channel 177; Charlotte, Channel 557; Iredell, Channel 900; Raleigh, Channel 379; and Wilmington, Channel 878. Telemundo will be available to Time Warner Cable basic customers with a digital box and digital customers at no additional cost.

Residents will have access to events and shows such as the Billboard Latin Music Awards and the best of Mexican Soccer, including the Mexican National Team (La Seleccion Mexicana), Las Chivas de Guadalajara (First Division) and over 100 matches from the Torneo de Clausura and Torneo de Apertura of the following FLM teams:  Los Diablos Rojos del Toluca, Los Pumas de UNAM, Los Rayados de Monterrey, Los Tigres de UANL, Los Rojinegros del Atlas and Los Potros de Hierro del Atlante. Additionally, in prime time, customers will enjoy Telemundo-produced novelas, including “Doña Barbara,” “El Rostro de Analia” and “Sin Senos no Hay Paraiso.”

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