Comcast Launches Nation’s First Tailored Triple Play Package For The Hispanic Market
Comcast, one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services, announced today the nationwide rollout of Xfinity® Triple Play MultiLatino, which combines MultiLatino TV video programming and services, the fastest high-speed Internet service and a phone service that includes 300 international minutes per month to Mexico or Latin America.
Available to new and existing customers, Xfinity Triple Play MultiLatino provides customers with one of the best packages in entertainment and communications, and reinforces Comcast’s commitment to the Hispanic community by providing new ways to keep connected. Both new and current MultiLatino Triple Play customers can use the 300 free international minutes for phone calls to landlines in Mexico or Latin America as well as access to discounted mobiles minutes (such as $0.10/min to Mexico).
"We are excited to launch the first-ever triple play package that is designed specifically for Latinos. With Xfinity Triple Play MultiLatino, we’re offering our Hispanic customers considerable savings while they enjoy our best products, and stay connected with loved ones in Mexico or Latin America," said Ruben Mendiola, Vice President and General Manager of Multicultural Video Services at Comcast.
Also, in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexico’s Mes de la Patria, Xfinity TV will offer special Hispanic programming, featuring award-winning films, television series, music and children's programming that highlight a variety of Latin cultures. The special content will be available to Xfinity TV customers on Xfinity On Demand and Xfinity.com/LatinoTV through Oct. 15 at no additional cost.
"Mexico’s Mes de la Patria and Hispanic Heritage Month are important recognitions of Latino history and culture. We’re celebrating by offering an array of special entertainment selections available to every customer for free on demand, bringing to life the countries, people and culture that make Hispanics such an important part of this country," Mendiola added.
Starting Sept. 15, Xfinity TV customers will have access to special programming On Demand at Top Picks>Hispanic Heritage. The Hispanic Heritage Month collection includes a wide variety of films from Cine Latino, Universal, Lionsgate, WB and IFC; as well as TV Specials and Series, Music and Children’s Programming (see below for complete list of content).
The company’s Hispanic Heritage Month lineup is part of Comcast's commitment to offer a wide selection of multicultural programming and deliver more choices to its customers through its XfinityTV services. Hispanic Heritage content will be available through Oct. 15.
Xfinity Triple Play MultiLatino packages start at $99 a month. Calling rates vary by country, and customers need to opt-in. For more information on Xfinity Triple Play MultiLatino, please visit www.comcast.com/espanol.
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Hispanic Heritage Month - Xfinity TV On Demand collection (available free of charge from Sept. 15 – Oct. 15):
- Cine Latino Films: Arrancame la Vida (Mexico); Elsa and Fred (Argentina, Spain); El Camino (Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Francia); El Lobo (Spain); El Norte (U.S.); La Noche de los Inocentes (Cuba); La Teta Asustada (Peru, Spain); Los Colores de la Montaña (Colombia, Panama); Nueba Yol (Dominican Republic); Zona Sur (Bolivia).
- Other films from Lionsgate, WB, Universal and IFC: Amores Perros (Mexico); Before Night Falls (Cuba); Buena Vista Social Club (Cuba) Duck Season (Mexico); Love in the Time of Cholera (Colombia); Pan’s Labyrinth (Spain); Sin Nombre (Mexico); Dog Eat Dog (Colombia); VC-1 (Colombia); The Aura (Argentina); The Motorcycle Diaries (Argentina, Cuba).
- TV Specials and Series: Caracol's "Colombia Mas Cerca;" MexicoTV's "Reatazo Grupero" and "De AquíPaLla;" Sur Peru's "En Ruta;" Once Mexico's "Sabores de Mexico," "Los Once Mas" and "Yo Solo Se Que No He Cenado;" Ecuavisa's "Ecuador Ama la Vida;" HBO Latino's "Profugos" and "The Latino List;" and Discovery's History and Bios' specials "Build It Better," "Unsolved History: The Alamo" and "Meteorite Men S2: Atacama Desert, Chile."
- Music: OnceMexico's "Pura Fiesta;" Canal 22's "La Guelaguetza 2012" and "La Magna Gala del Mariachi" and Music Choice videos from Latin artists Pitbull, Shakira, Don Omar, Ricardo Arjona, and Paulina Rubio, among others.
- Children's Programming: Nickelodeon's "Dora Saves the Game," "Boots to the Rescue," "School Pet," and "Patrick el Inteligente;" and Activity TV’s "Guatemalan Dolls," "Mexican Easter Egg" and "Puerto Rican Masks."