WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Broadband OTT television service YipTV, which gives subscribers 17 live TV channels to watch free, is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States with a wide range of Spanish-language channels and programs that will leave viewers exclaiming "Excelente!"
National Hispanic Heritage Month begins September 15 and lasts until October 15. Enacted by Congress and signed into federal law by President Reagan in 1988, National Hispanic Heritage Month annually observes the many contributions Hispanics and Latino Americans have made to the growth, vitality and culture of the U.S. and North America. It began as a week-long celebration in 1968, some 400 years after Spain established a presence in St. Augustine, Fla.
YipTV targets the more than 40 million foreign-born people living in the U.S. with TV programming to which they're accustomed in their home countries, including sports, entertainment, news, lifestyle, music and other TV channels not typically seen in the U.S. It's available for viewing on subscribers' smartphones and 17 of its channels are always free.
"At YipTV, we like to say we celebrate Hispanic Heritage all year round," said CEO Michael Tribolet. "That's because we very definitely cater to the varied interests of the millions of Spanish-speaking people living in this country who want to savor their rich cultural heritage."
YipTV's always-free channels include the Spanish-language Canal Sur, Caribvision, NTN 24, Mi Musica HD, HitN, RT Español, Enlace Juvenil and TBN Enlace. Premium channels offered to YipTV subscribers free for a one-week trial period include HOLA! TV, Antena 3, Canal 52 MX, TYC Sports, PX TV LatAm, TV Quisqueya, Mi Gente and beIN SPORTS ñ.
Premium Spanish-language channels include AYM Sports; Bolivia TV; Canal América; Promovision; TV Chile; CBTV; CB24; Maya TV; MeioNorte; Telesur; RCN Novelas; Latele Novela; TVC Latino; Teleformula; Tele Pacifico; Tele Medellin; Tele Caribe; Tele Antioquia; Cosmovisión; Canal Tro; Canal Antiestres; AZ Corazón; Telemicro Internacional; Destinos TV; El Cantinazo, and TeleVid;
Programs airing during Hispanic Heritage Month include:
- HOLA! TV's "Galerías Velvet," a series based on the poshest store in 1958 Spain and the love story that ensues between the two protagonists of different social backgrounds;
- On Canal 52 MX, the new season of "A Toda Gloria," a look at the controversial life of Mexican singer turned reality TV star Gloria Trevi;
- On HITN, "A Tu Salud," hosted by Michelle Miró, returns for another season of healthy-living programming dedicated to health issues of Latin American viewers, with topics ranging from natural healing to high-tech medical procedures.
The service uses Internet-based delivery technology to provide affordable access to its wide range of international channels at only $14.99 a month, with no credit card required at sign up, no long-term service commitments and no contracts.
Subscribers sign up for YipTV via the web at www.YipTV.com, then download apps for iOS or Android devices from the Apple AppStore or GooglePlay. In addition to Android- or iOS-enabled smart devices, YipTV also lets subscribers use a Smart TV, laptop or desktop computer. It also can be viewed on a traditional TV screen using an Apple TV™ or a Google Chromecast™ device.
YipTV, Inc., is a privately held company with offices in West Palm Beach, Fla., and New Brunswick, N.J., that provides low-cost, live television channels, including domestic and international network content. Founded in 2012, YipTV is an Over the Top (OTT) television content provider that distributes over 70 channels and programs in multiple languages, letting subscribers watch YipTV on televisions, tablets, computers, smartphones and other Internet-enabled devices. YipTV sends video content via the public internet to broadband users, bypassing legacy cable systems and head end technology, and then passes that savings directly to the consumer. For more information, please visit https://www.yiptv.com/