Univision.Com And Google Partner To Bring Search Services to Nation’s Most Visited Spanish-Language Website
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA and NEW YORK – July 28, 2005 – Univision Online, Inc., the interactive division of Univision Communications Inc. (NYSE: UVN), today announced that it has entered into multi-year partnership with Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG). The partnership combines the power of the most visited Spanish-language website with an industry leader in search technology and advertising.
Through the partnership with Google, visitors to Univision.com will now receive more relevant, comprehensive, and timely Spanish-language search results optimized for quick delivery in a user-friendly environment. The relationship also connects Univision.com users with more products and services online through targeted advertisements on the search and content pages of the website. In addition, these ads increase the visibility of websites and advertisers serving Hispanics.
“As the most-visited Spanish-language website, Univision.com is excited to work with Google to bring the benefits of more targeted search capabilities to our users,” said Javier Saralegui, President, Univision Online. “In addition, for those consumer companies not yet targeting Hispanics online, this partnership should provide additional impetus for them to develop websites in Spanish.”
By combining the No.1 Spanish-language website with sophisticated and effective search technology, Univision.com and Google are taking the lead in ensuring that search becomes a more prominent functionality and effective targeting method in the Hispanic online marketplace.
“Google’s agreement with the largest Spanish-language media company in the United States provides Univision’s users with relevant information from search results and ads and gives our advertisers a new and targeted way to reach the Hispanic audience,” said Tim Armstrong, Vice President, Advertising Sales, Google Inc.
About Univision Online
Univision Online, Inc. is the interactive division of Univision Communications Inc. (NYSE: UVN), the premier Spanish-language media company in the United States. Univision Online owns and operates the premier Spanish-language Internet destination in the U.S., located at www.univision.com, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Univision Communications Inc. Its operations include Univision Network, the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 98% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, which was launched in 2002 and now reaches 85% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 27 Univision Network television stations and 1 non-Univision television station; TeleFutura Television Group, which owns and operates 33 TeleFutura Network television stations; Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group which owns and/or operates 66 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and 4 stations in Puerto Rico; Univision Music Group, which includes Univision Records, Fonovisa Records, and a 50% interest in Mexico-based Disa Records labels as well as Fonomusic and America Musical Publishing companies. Univision Communications also has a 50% interest in TuTv, a joint venture formed to broadcast Televisa’s pay television channels in the U.S. , and a non-voting 27% interest in Entravision Communications Corporation, a public Spanish-language media company. Univision Communications is headquartered in Los Angeles with television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States.
For more information, please visit www.univision.net.
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