New York, NY–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – PRNewswire)–March 13, 2008–Juniper Content Corporation (OTCBB: JNPC; “Juniper”) announced today the March 31st launch of its ¡Sorpresa! Network on Comcast’s Cable Latino and Cable Latino Completo packages on channel 617 in the Fresno, California DMA, which includes Fresno, Merced, Los Baños, Visalia and Tulare.
“The addition of ¡Sorpresa! in Comcast’s South Valley area is part of Comcast’s ongoing commitment to offer in-culture and in-language programming that reflects the diverse needs and interests of our community,” said Stewart Butler, Director of Sales and Marketing for Comcast South Valley. “By adding highly valued kids programming like ¡Sorpresa! to our line-up, we know we bring greater choice and value into our customer’s homes.”
“Comcast is an outstanding multi-media provider and has demonstrated a strong commitment to delivering diverse quality programming to the 13th largest US Hispanic market,” said Tim Kelly, Vice President of Affiliate Relations and Marketing. ¡Sorpresa! is in more than a million homes and will now be available in 22 of the top 25 Hispanic DMAs.
¡Sorpresa!, a Juniper Content Corporation (OTCBB: JNPC; “Juniper”) company, is the nation’s first Hispanic children’s television network and digital community. ¡Sorpresa! is offered on Cablevision, Charter Communications, Comcast, Cox Communications, Time Warner, Verizon FiOS and participating National Cable TV Cooperative systems and in Puerto Rico on Liberty Cable Systems and OneLink. ¡Sorpresa! content is also available through third party multiplatforms, including: MobiTV, the provider of Spanish language video services to Alltel Wireless, AT&T & Sprint, Brightcove, the exclusive broadband video player to sorpresatv.com, and VOD providers Akimbo and AT&T Homezone.
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (http://www.comcast.com) is the nation’s leading provider of entertainment, information and communications products and services. With 24.1 million cable customers, 13.2 million high-speed Internet customers, and 4.6 million voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of broadband cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.
Comcast’s content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, The Golf Channel, VERSUS, G4, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One, ten regional Comcast SportsNets and Comcast Interactive Media, which develops and operates Comcast’s Internet business. Comcast also has a majority ownership in Comcast-Spectacor, whose major holdings include the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and two large multipurpose arenas in Philadelphia.