Currently in the United States, it is estimated that there are almost 50 million people who either speak Spanish as their first or second language. You probably have seen it in your own town, more business owners are seeking out ways to offer products and services to Spanish speaking customers.
With so many Spanish speakers here in America, it also means that individuals and families are seeking out quality entertainment in the language that they are comfortable speaking. Fortunately for these people, there are now several options in the cable and satellite TV marketplace.Big pay television companies like Comcast, Time Warner cable, Direct TV and Dish Network all have expanded their channel lineups in order to bring in more Spanish language networks.
In the past, a Spanish speaking subscriber would be lucky if he or she were able to get five Spanish stations. But today, services like Direct TV Mas offer upwards of 45 Spanish language networks.These include the well known channels like Telemundo and Univision.Other well known channels now available with Direct TV Mas are ESPN Desportes, Azteca Mexico, and even Cartoon Network in Spanish for the kids.
The main competitor to the Direct TV Mas package is the Dish Latino Spanish package offered by satellite TV company Dish Network. For quite some time, Dish Network was the leader in Spanish language programming, but in recent years the Direct TV Mas packages has become the top choice in the Spanish community.Much of this is also due to the momentum Direct TV has built up with their exclusive sports packages like the NFL Ticket and the Nascar Hotpass racing series. Competition with Dish Network insures that morechannels will be added in the months ahead.
Direct TV Mas packages begin at just $19.99 per month for the first year of programming with the Basico package. Of course, DIRECTV Mas offers packages that have premium movie channels as well, such as Lo Maximo. This bundle is similar to the Direct TV Premier package, an all inclusive deal with almost 300 channels.