BroadbandTV Lands YouTube Content Management Deal with Univision Digital

BBTV helps amplify YouTube channels for the leading media company
serving Hispanic America

VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, BroadbandTV (BBTV), the world’s largest Multi-platform Network
(MPN) announces a deal with Univision Digital, the digital division of
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving
Hispanic America, to help amplify its 16 premium YouTube channels and
manage all of its fan-uploaded content. Univision is the latest addition
to a growing list of major entertainment companies utilizing BBTV’s
content management services, including: the NBA, Warner Brothers,
VIACOM, Sony Pictures, FremantleMedia, Nitro Circus, Omnifilm, Team
Kimbo, and Cinedigm.

“We now lead the global MPN market, highest growth content verticals and
major international markets in online video, and we’ve achieved this by
building tools and technologies to scale our business, and empower
content owners and creators around the world,” commented Shahrzad
Rafati, Founder & CEO, BroadbandTV. “The growing Hispanic demographic in
particular has huge potential, and it will remain a strategic focus for
BBTV as we continue to expand our business and global operations.”

BBTV will provide its content management services for UCI’s channels for
popular Univision content such as “La Rosa de Guadalupe,” “Como Dice el
Dicho”, and “Primer Impacto.” BBTV already claims more than 250,000 new
fan-uploaded videos for its clients per month, utilizing its proprietary
technology solution VISO NOVI, an end-to-end service that can identify,
capture, manage, and analyze fan-uploaded content from around the web.

Univision’s YouTube video views have increased this year – our goal is
to grow these views and BroadbandTV helps us to strategically amplify
content and build stronger engagement with our digital audience,” said
Sameer Deen, SVP, Digital, Univision Communications. “BroadbandTV’s
expertise and technology solutions will allow our fans to share and
engage with their favorite shows.”

BBTV operates the world’s largest MPN with 85,000 content creators
amassing 18.2 billion monthly impressions. The business recently
unveiled that it is the number three video property in the world in
terms of unique viewers, following only mega-platforms Google and
Facebook, according to the comScore Top 100 Video Properties Worldwide
report. When compared to the top two, BBTV’s unique video viewership is
50% the size of Facebook, and around a third (30%) of Google’s, showing
that nearly one out of every three people that consumed video content
across Google sites, including YouTube, watched BBTV content in May this

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*According to comScore Top 100 Video Properties Worldwide report for
Unique Viewers, May 2016

About BroadbandTV
is an innovative media and technology company that drives success for
online video creators by leveraging its premium media brands,
proprietary technology, and massive online reach. BroadbandTV operates
the world’s largest Multi-Platform Network with over 85,000 network
partners amassing 18.2 billion views per month. Its content creators
span a number of key media brands including: TGN, the largest and most
engaged gaming network on YouTube; Opposition, the largest hip-hop music
network; leading Electronic Dance Music (EDM) network, WIMSIC; leading
kids & family network, HooplaKidz and Outspeak, the next-generation
citizen journalism brand in partnership with The Huffington Post. The
business recently unveiled Windfall, a joint venture to find, develop
and service music artists across all platforms, in partnership with BMG,
and NBA Playmakers, the world’s premiere basketball video network in
partnership with the NBA, geared to reach targeted and engaged audiences
from sports, to how-to and fitness, to fashion and lifestyle.
BroadbandTV has developed some of the most advanced and innovative
technologies in the online video space: VISO NOVI, for detecting and
managing fan uploaded content and VISO Catalyst for enhancing viewership
and engagement for premium videos. In June 2013, the leading European
entertainment network RTL Group acquired a majority stake in
BroadbandTV. Both companies also formed an ongoing strategic partnership
to accelerate the global growth strategy of BroadbandTV. RTL Group’s
initial investment of US-$36 million is part of a planned series of
investments in the company.

Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic
America. The Company, a leading content creator in the U.S., includes
Univision Network, one of the leading networks in the U.S. regardless of
language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television
network in the country available in approximately 93% of U.S. Hispanic
television households; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast
television network available in approximately 87% of U.S. Hispanic
television households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión,
the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language entertainment cable network, as
well as UDN (Univision Deportes Network), the most-watched U.S.
Spanish-language sports cable network, Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour
Spanish-language cable network dedicated to telenovelas, ForoTV, a
24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to international news,
and an additional suite of cable offerings – De Película, De Película
Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson and Telehit; Univision Television Group,
which owns 59 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and
Puerto Rico; digital properties consisting of online and mobile websites
and apps, including,
the most visited Spanish-language website among U.S. Hispanics,
Univision Now, a direct to consumer video service, Uforia, a music
application featuring multimedia music content, The Root, the leading
online news, opinion, and culture destination for African-Americans and
a stake in The Onion, the nation’s leading comedy and news satire brand;
and Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group in the
U.S. which owns and operates 67 radio stations including stations in 16
of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. UCI’s assets also
include a minority stake in El Rey Network, a 24-hour English-language
general entertainment cable network and a joint venture with Disney/ABC
Television Network for Fusion, a 24-hour English-language news and
lifestyle TV and digital 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.
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Dan Gamble, +1778 873 0422
of PR & Corporate Communications
Virani, +1778 998 3488
PR & Communications Manager
Communications Inc.

Julissa Bonfante, 305-894-8635
Publicity, Digital