Avail-TVN Score VOD Pact With VeneMovies


Avail-TVN has reached a long-term video-on-demand deal with VeneMovies, a commercial-free channel serving the U.S. Hispanic community.
Launched in 2006, VeneMovies has access to a top film library through Venevision International, representing the diverse demographics of the communities that comprise the U.S. Hispanic market, featuring the best films, stars and biggest box-office hits.
Coinciding with Hispanic Heritage Month some of the titles currently being offered include: La Ley de Herodes with Damian Alcazar and Pedro Armendariz, Jr.; Soñar no cuesta nada with Diego Cadavid and Manuel Jose Chavez; Un rey en la Habana with Alexis Valdes and Jose Tellez; Iluminados por el fuego with Gaston Pauls and Pablo Ribba; and Partes usadas with Eduardo Granados and Alan Chavez.
"With Latinos in the US spending approximately $19.7 billion on entertainment in 2008 and overall Latino purchasing power expected to hit $1 trillion by 2010, there is a great opportunity to serve the growing demand for quality Spanish-language entertainment," said Jim Riley, chief revenue officer at Avail-TVN, the largest independent digital media services company in North America, in a statement. "Working with VeneMovies On Demand is an important step in building our Spanish-language content offering and delivering a rich and entertaining VOD experience for Latino audiences."
Noted SomosTV general manager Alejandrop Parisca: VeneMovies features the best films, brightest stars and biggest box-office hits geared towards Latinos and offered free on demand to the consumer. We chose to work with Avail-TVN because of the company's broad reach into more than 47 million homes. VeneMovies free On Demand offering will include a remarkable collection of popular movies that are sure to entertain fans of Spanish-language cinema."