SAN DIEGO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Slacker, the world’s most complete music service, today launched six new stations from Univision Radio, the leading audio network serving Hispanic America. Five of the stations will be live streams of terrestrial Univision stations, including some of the biggest radio brands in the nation. A sixth station, Univision America on Slacker, produced exclusively for Slacker Radio, will feature a deep selection of Latin cultural content, featuring Univision on-air personalities Dr. Isabel, Fernando Espuelas and Maria Marin. All six stations are available now on Slacker Radio for smartphones, tablets, in-car infotainment systems, consumer electronics devices and on the Web at www.slacker.com.
“Slacker’s mission is to deliver hand-crafted radio programming to listeners anytime, anywhere and on any device”
Univision stations now available on Slacker Radio include:
- Univision America on Slacker - Designed to inform, entertain, and empower Hispanic listeners.
- LA 101.9 - Los Angeles' home for Regional Mexican, LA 101.9 showcases all of today's biggest Regional Mexican hits all day long.
- K-Love 107.5 - Los Angeles' famous Latin station featuring the best romantic ballads and today's biggest pop hits, all accompanied by feature personalities including, Omar & Argelia, Chiquibaby, and Ysaac Alvarez.
- KQ-105 - The most popular music station in Puerto Rico, KQ105 is the standard by which today's pop hits are measured.
- Mix 98.3 - The rhythm of Miami is found on Mix 98.3, playing today's biggest hits plus Enrique Santos in the morning.
- Recuerdo 106.5 - Playing your favorite music from today and always, Houston's Recuerdo takes you on a musical journey.
Univision programming joins Slacker to offer listeners the most popular live radio stations with a Latin sensibility in addition to a full catalogue of handcrafted music stations, plus news, sports, talk, weather, and a library of more than 13 million songs.
“Slacker’s mission is to deliver hand-crafted radio programming to listeners anytime, anywhere and on any device,” said Jack Isquith, senior vice president of Strategic Development and Content Programming, Slacker. “With Univision, we now offer the most cutting-edge Hispanic entertainment to Slacker listeners, adding human-curated Latin music and talk programming that no algorithm alone can match.”
“We at Univision are laser-focused on offering the finest programming to Hispanic America, whether it be on our radio airwaves, on television screens, or online and mobile,” said Evan Harrison, executive vice president of Content and Entertainment, Univision Radio. “We have seen a shift in our audience’s listening habits, and we are evolving to be everywhere they are and on the platforms they are listening to—online and on the go, with services like Slacker.”
Five of Univision’s channels on Slacker will deliver the same great content that listeners have come to expect from its terrestrial stations in a live streaming format. That content will come from Univision’s most popular stations in Los Angeles, Puerto Rico, Miami and Houston; and will feature Latin Pop, Regional Mexican and Latin Hits from the 80s, 90s and 00s. The sixth station will be a Slacker-hosted and expert-curated channel featuring a mix of highly-coveted talk content.
Slacker is the most complete music service on Earth, offering streaming radio and on-demand access to a massive music library of more than 13 million songs, with new tracks added daily. A music guide and fine-tuning tools allow listeners to easily discover new music or add news, sports, and talk content. Slacker’s team of expert music curators also constantly update Slacker’s more than 200 genre and specialty stations so the music is always new, fresh and surprising.
Slacker launched its digital music service in 2010. The company has doubled its business every year. Slacker has also recently expanded its operations, opening offices in Palo Alto, CA and New York City.
For more information about Slacker or to listen for free, visit www.slacker.com.
Slacker is the most complete music service on Earth. The company delivers free and subscription-based access to millions of songs and hundreds of expert-programmed stations, plus news, sports and talk, on the web, mobile devices, in-car infotainment systems and consumer electronics platforms. By blending a team of expert music curators and content programmers with cutting-edge analytics, Slacker delivers a seamless music discovery experience and uniquely personalized entertainment. Slacker was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Diego with offices in Palo Alto, CA and New York City. For more information about Slacker, or to listen for free, visit www.slacker.com.
About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. Its assets include Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country reaching approximately 96% of U.S. Hispanic television households; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching approximately 89% of U.S. Hispanic television households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network, as well as Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to novelas, Univision Deportes Network, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to sports, ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to news, and an additional suite of six cable offerings - De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit and Distrito Comedia; Univision Studios, which produces and co-produces reality shows, dramatic series and other programming formats for the Company’s platforms; Univision Television Group, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Hispanic radio group which owns and/or operates 69 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; UVideos, the first bilingual digital network serving Hispanic America offering popular Univision and new original and third-party programming, to be an on-demand service on whatever device audiences choose; and Interactive, a network of digital products and offerings including Univision.com, which continues to be, the No. 1 most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics, Univision Móvil, a longstanding industry-leader with unique, relevant mobile products and services; and Univision Partner Group, a specialized advertising and publisher network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has 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 Univision.net.