Digital-basic, Spanish-language movie channel VeneMovies
turns three years old this month looking ahead to Time Warner Cable
distribution, it said.
The service launched on Comcast first in September 2006, to
which it also provides on-demand contemporary movies originally produced in
Spanish. It has since obtained carriage on Cablevision, on Cox (in Arizona and Nevada) and
in Puerto Rico with OneLink and Liberty Cablevision.
In June, Atlantic Broadband added it to its Mundo Latino package in Miami Beach, Fla.
VeneMovies has topped 1 million Hispanic households and has
signed a Time Warner Cable distribution contract, with no launches yet, according
to the network, which is part of Cisneros Group of Venezuela's's SOMOS TV.
Officials continue to say they are negotiating with U.S. satellite-TV providers for
"Comcast was the first distributor to license VeneMovies
three years ago, and year after year, VeneMovies has delivered Spanish-original
movies of the highest quality for our Spanish-speaking customers, both as a
linear channel and as a VOD provider," David Jensen, VP of international
programming, content acquisition, at Comcast said in a release. "We wish them the best, and we are confident
that they will continue delivering an excellent Spanish cinema experience."