AT&T Broadband is reaching out to the Hispanic community in the Dallas
area with the launch of a new suite of Spanish-language networks.
The MSO announced the debut of 'Canales Españoles,' a lineup of 11
Spanish-language channels available at a variety of price points in metro
The Canales Españoles lineup comprises HBO Latino, Discovery en Español, CNN
en Español, Fox Sports World Español, Toon Disney en Español, MTV S, VH Uno,
Telemundo Internacional, Cine Latino, Rio de la Plata and Hispanic Television
Network. There are also eight channels of DMX Latino-formatted digital music.
AT&T is offering Canales Españoles in three packages -- 'economico,'
'clasico' or 'maximo' -- for an additional $19.99 to $49.99 per month. AT&T
Digital Cable customers can add the Hispanic tier for an additional $5.99.
'AT&T Broadband continues to offer a wide variety of programming for our
customers,' senior vice president of the Dallas market Paula Trustdorf said in a
prepared statement. 'With the rapid growth of the Hispanic population in the
Dallas market and expanded interest in Spanish-language programming, we are
pleased to offer great entertainment choices to our Spanish-speaking customers
through Canales Españoles, Univision, Galavision, Gems [Television] and
Canales Españoles is being offered to more than 500,000 customers in 38 area
communities, including Arlington, Bedford, Carrollton, Coppell, Dallas, Garland,
Highland Village, Irving, Mesquite, McKinney, Plano, Richardson, Stonebridge
Ranch, Sunnyvale and The Colony.