Some 70% of American adults ages 18 and older have a high-speed broadband connection at home as of May 2013, according to the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project.

Telemundo announced that telenovela stars Gaby Espino and Aaron Diaz will host the 2013 edition of “Premios Tu Mundo” (Your World Awards), the three-hour star-studded awards show to be broadcast live on Thursday, August 15 at 8pm/7c from the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.

Having seen relatively limited smartphone adoption in the past five years, the advanced mobile device market in Mexico seems to be finally catching on.

According to The NPD Group year-over-year total smartphone sales increased 42 percent, with one-third (36 percent) of the actual unit volume increase represented by prepaid smartphone sales.

Aio Wireless announced the launch of a new nationwide wireless service for consumers interested in a first-class wireless experience at a value price, without an annual contract.

The survey finds that the U.S. has possibly reached a level where most of the addressable market has a mobile device and service.

The 31st Annual Edition of “Premios TVyNovelas” promises viewers an unforgettable night of glittering entertainment. The gala awards ceremony will air on the Univision Network, from Acapulco, Mexico on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 9 p.m. ET/PT (8 p.m. Central).
 

Univision Communications Inc. announced the appointment of Michael McAlone as vice president of Network Sales for the Southwest region. He will be based in Dallas and report to Jeff Browning, senior vice president of Univision Network Sales.
 

A new study of loyalty among mobile phone users in the U.S., released by WDS, A Xerox Company, has worrying implications for wireless carriers. The WDS Mobile Loyalty Audit 2013 reveals that 36 percent of U.S. customers are considering leaving their mobile carrier in the next 12 months. The study, which integrates new survey data from research specialist TNS, also finds that only 13 percent of customers show the level of loyalty required to protect them from competitive offers and service disruptions.

One out of five Puerto Rico residents owns a smartphone, according to this week’s Gaither International, WOSO Radio, CARIBBEAN BUSINESS poll, with more than 30,000 face-to-face interviews and a sampling error margin of plus or minus 0.5 percentage points, among an islandwide representative sample

America CV Network annouced that Nelson Montes had joined the company as Senior Director of Promotions and Creative Services, Isidro Gonzalez has been named Local Sales Manager for TEVEO (the network’s new television station in South Florida) and Gina Garcia has been named Infomercial Sales Manag

NBC News announced that it has launched NBCLatino.com — a new Hispanic news and lifestyle website, leveraging the resources and platforms of NBC News, including “TODAY,” “Nightly News,” MSNBC, msnbc.com, as well as its sister network Telemundo.

Univision Communications Inc. and AT&T announced a multi-year, multi-platform content agreement to deliver Univision content across all of AT&T’s platforms, including U-verse® TV, online, smartphones and tablets.

Univision Communications Inc. announced that two Edward R Murrow Awards have been bestowed upon KTVW Phoenix Reporter Ruben Pereida and Photojournalist Javier Rodriguez, and to KABE Bakersfield Reporter Irma Cervantes.
 

Court Stroud has been named Direct of Sales of VME Networks (VME) replacing Patty Marrero.

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