News Corp. and RCN to Launch MundoFox
About Fox International Channels
Fox International Channels (FIC) is News Corporation's international multi-media business. FIC develops, produces and distributes over 350 wholly-and majority-owned entertainment, factual, sports and lifestyle channels across Latin America, U.S. Hispanic, Asia/Pacific, Europe and Africa, in 35 languages. These networks and their related mobile, non-linear and high-definition extensions, reach over 1.1 billion cumulative households worldwide. We also operate a global online advertising unit, .FOX (pronounced "dot-fox") which specializes in online video and display, and four TV production houses. [In operation since: August 14, 1993.]
RCN is a leading television network and production company with a long track record of highly acclaimed series and telenovelas. The company belongs to the Organización Ardila Lülle (OAL), one of the most prominent industrial conglomerates in Latin America. RCN currently licenses its content in over 120 countries worldwide, including some of the biggest Spanish-language hits of recent years in the U.S., such as productions of "El Capo", "Café Con Aroma de Mujer", "Yo soy Betty la Fea" and "Pura Sangre", and format rights for "Destilando Amor", "Mañana Es Para Siempre", "Hasta Que El Dinero Nos Separe" and "La Fea Mas Bella". RCN also operates and programs three cable networks: TVColombia, RCN's international signal; NTN 24, a twenty-four-hour global news channel; and RCN Telenovelas, a channel programming the best of RCN's novelas. RCN was advised by Sidley Austin LLC and PanAmerican Capital Partners LLC.