Presented at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) 2001: The Convergence Marketplace convention, “The Need for Speed,” based on the Internet VI “Streaming at a Crossroads” study discusses consumer usage of broadband and online streaming media and its implications for the future of televi

Information Resources Inc. released the results of its study "CPG Online: What's Not Clicking for Manufacturers, Retailers, and Consumers."

Hispanic Television Network announced it has agreed to acquire Latin-community Internet destination, HTVN has held 48% of the Silicon Valley based Internet company since March of 2000. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

On April 30, Univision Online, Inc., the online division of Univision Communications, Inc. in partnership with Univision’s KTVW- Channel 33 in Phoenix, has organized an event that will make Hispanic kids jump for pride and joy.

Cingular Wireless announced the launch of a Spanish-language Web site which provides the same corporate and technological information to both its English- and Spanish-speaking customers. The move capitalizes on Cingular's coverage in nine of the top ten Hispanic markets nationwide.

The digital divide is widening in Latin America in terms of access to both basic telephone services as well as to the more sophisticated services such as those provided over the worldwide Internet, according to Dataquest Inc.

Jupiter Media Metrix reports that the number of home users of stand-alone media players-the software that plays digital audio or video, both off-line or online-increased 33.2 percent, from 31.3 million in January 2000 to 41.7 million in January 2001.

Twenty three radio web sites are succeeding in attracting significant local market audiences, according to The Media Audit, a syndicated survey of both online and traditional media in more than 80 U.S. markets and accredited by the Media Rating Council.

The majority of consumers understand what interactive television is, they want it now, and they are willing to upgrade from analog to digital cable, or switch between cable and satellite services, in order to get interactive content delivered to their homes, according to a recent national study c

The Internet ratings report for the month of March 2001 from Nielsen//NetRatings, the world’s fastest growing Internet audience measurement service, reveals that home Internet access for blue-collar workers grew faster than any other occupational group, surging 52 percent since March 2000.

StarMedia Network, Inc. launched Cadamujer U.S.,, a new women's site dedicated to the empowerment of 17 million Latina women in the United States.(1) Cadamujer U.S.

Nielsen//NetRatings shows that Internet penetration reached the highest levels for West coast local markets, with Portland, Seattle and San Francisco leading the list as the most wired cities in March 2001.

StarMedia Network, Inc. announced an agreement to acquire the assets of Obsidiana, a destination site for Latin American women. The acquisition creates the largest and most comprehensive women's destination online in the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking world.

Jupiter Media Metrix reports that interactive television will grow 83 percent per year through 2005 in the U.S., reaching almost 46 million homes.

The SportsYA! Media Group, a sports media and marketing company serving the Latin American, Spain and US Hispanic Markets announced the expansion of its online sports content products into a multimedia portfolio that includes traditional media and sports event management.