BOSTON – Comcast announced the expansion of WCEA’s availability on local Xfinity TV lineups in 24 new Boston area communities.
«Thanks to Comcast, the Hispanic programming of WCEA will now be watched by residents in 24 towns where the Spanish speaking audience represents an important and growing community,” said Javier Marin, vice president of WCEA Cuenca Vision and publisher of El Planeta newspaper.
WCEA also introduced a variety of new shows, including:
• Aqui y Alla: This weekly program is jointly produced in Boston and the Dominican Republic in an effort to cover important issues of concern for the local Dominican community.
• Panorama: Javier Marin hosts a new public affairs program, which explores issues of importance to the local Latino community each Monday at 6 PM.
• El Planeta Hoy: Features the El Planeta newspaper team providing regular updates on the local Latino community.
• Los Artistas de Boston: The only program designed to showcase Latino musicians and artists in the Boston area.
“Comcast is committed to providing the best diverse programming that connects our customers with their heritage and homeland,” said Steve Driscoll, vice president of sales and marketing for Comcast’s Greater Boston Region. “We hope our customers enjoy this latest addition to the Xfinity TV lineup.”
WCEA is now available to all Xfinity TV customers on channel 293 or channel 729 in the following communities: Andover, Arlington, Belmont, Boston, Brookline, Chelsea, Everett, Lawrence, Lynn, Malden, Medford, Melrose, Methuen, Nahant, North Andover, North Reading, Revere, Salem, Saugus, Somerville, Stoneham, Swampscott, Wakefield and Winthrop.
Comcast provides customers with nearly 50 of the most popular Spanish-language networks along with hundreds of hours of Latino On Demand programming to watch whenever they want as part of the Xfinity TV Latino offering.
Interested customers can call 1-800-XFINITY or visit http://www.comcast.com/espanol/mlpackages to learn more about Comcast’s products and services.