History en Espanol Makes DirecTV Debut

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DirecTV has launched History en Espanol.

The network, combining programming from the U.S. and Latin America highlighting Hispanic culture, is now available on DirecTV Mas, the satellite service’s Spanish- and English-language programming package. Deal terms were not disclosed.

With the rollout, network officials say the History en Espanol is now available to all major U.S. distributors.  

“As the only cross-cultural network exclusively offering history to Latino audiences, History en españolbrings a unique perspective to Spanish-language programming and to the overall television landscape. The network has rapidly become a ‘must have’ for U.S. Hispanic audiences,” said Mark Garner, vice president of distribution and business Development at A&E Television Networks, in a statement. “We are pleased to extend our partnership with DirecTV, one of the nation’s premier satellite providers and a leader in offering quality Hispanic programming to customers.”  

Added John de Armas, vice president, WorldDirect, DirecTV: “History en español offers intelligent, thought-provoking entertainment. DirecTV Más is proud to partner with History en español to continue to deliver quality educational content to Hispanics nationwide.”

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