Comcast launches NBC UNIVERSO in HD
NBC UNIVERSO today announced that Comcast has launched NBC UNIVERSO in HD. Subscribers on Xfinity TV across Comcast’s West Division markets will be able to enjoy sports franchises in Spanish telecast in high definition.
NBC UNIVERSO in HD is now available to Xfinity TV households in California (San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland, Sacramento, Fresno and Stockton); Colorado (Denver, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins and Greeley); New Mexico (Albuquerque and Santa Fe); Seattle; Portland, Ore.; Salt Lake City; Tucson, Ariz.; Minneapolis/St. Paul and Houston.
“NBC UNIVERSO is championing the effort to bring Latinos the world-class sports and modern, edgy entertainment they want and deserve, and watching this compelling content in HD is important to them,” said Rubén Mendiola, President, NBC UNIVERSO.
Earlier this year, satellite provider DIRECTV began airing NBC UNIVERSO in HD to coincide with the network’s re-launch on Feb. 1, 2015, the day the channel was the exclusive home to Super Bowl XLIX in Spanish. Cox Communications is in the process of rolling out NBC UNIVERSO in HD; and this past spring, Bright House Networks also launched NBC UNIVERSO in HD. The network continues to work on rolling out additional HD carriage.
In addition to sports, NBC UNIVERSO also offers scripted series, reality and competition series, popular strategic acquisitions, blockbuster movies, and music.