Univision Mobile, Powered By Ultra Mobile, To Offer Customers Unlimited Domestic And International Talk & Text

Jan 29, 2016, 17:43 ET from Ultra Mobile

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Univision Mobile and Ultra Mobile, a nationwide mobile carrier offering competitive international telecom services, announced today that they have partnered to bring unlimited international calling and global text to the Univision Mobile base of customers. The wireless service will leverage Ultra's expertise in international telecom and UCI's unparalleled trust with its audience to deliver high-value mobile solutions that meet the unique needs and lifestyle of one of the nation's fastest growing consumer demographics.

February will mark the launch of Ultra powering Univision Mobile's services and customer support. Current Univision Mobile subscribers will have their accounts migrated to Ultra management during the month of February, at which time all customers will immediately benefit from unlimited talk and text to up to 40 international destinations at no extra cost, with no other major changes to rate plans and monthly charges. Under the new relationship, Univision Mobile customers will continue to receive the quality service they've come to expect from the Univision name while benefitting from Ultra Mobile's capabilities for delivering innovative and affordable solutions in international telecom.

"Univision is the brand leader when it comes to catering to Hispanic Americans," said Ultra Mobile CEO David Glickman. "With Ultra's expertise in the international telecom space, Univision Mobile is set to better serve one of the fastest growing demographics in the country. Our partnership will enable more people to stay close to loved ones abroad via unlimited international voice and text to up to 40 countries, including Mexico and the Dominican Republic, and afford us the flexibility to innovate plans to best serve this customer segment."

Ultra Mobile serves the United States' various and diverse international communities with cost-effective, no-contract plans to reach over 200 countries. Ultra has experienced massive growth since it launched in 2011, recently ranking #1 on Inc. Magazine's list of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, with revenue growth of 100,849 percent during the past three years. The new alliance will allow Ultra to reach more U.S. Hispanics with its innovative solutions while also helping to drive business growth for Univision Mobile.

"We are committed to continuously deliver to Hispanic America an enhanced Univision Mobile service that conforms to the lifestyle and communication needs of the community we serve, regardless of where they are. With Ultra Mobile powering Univision Mobile, our customers will count on a service that has more options to meet their everyday needs," said Rick Alessandri, executive vice president of Enterprise Development, Univision Communications Inc.

Beginning February 11, Univision Mobile will offer three new plans, including a more affordable $20 entry-level plan with unlimited domestic talk and global text, and international calling to anywhere in the world—with nine unlimited destinations including Mexico. Univision Mobile will also offer $30 and $50 plans featuring more robust data options and extend unlimited international calling to 40 countries, with diverse options to meet the unique needs of each individual.

Univision Mobile Plans and Pricing:

$20 Plan

  • Unlimited domestic calling
  • Unlimited global text
  • 100MB of 4G data
  • Unlimited international calling to nine countries: Canada*, China*, France, Israel, Mexico*, Portugal, Spain, the UK, and Venezuela
  • $1.25 Call Anywhere credit
  • $1.25 international roaming allowance

$30 Plan

  • Unlimited domestic calling
  • Unlimited global text
  • Unlimited data with 1GB of 3G
  • Unlimited international calling to 40 countries: Argentina, Austria*, Belgium*, Brazil*, Bulgaria, Canada*, Chile*, China*, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic*, Denmark*, the Dominican Republic, Estonia, Finland, France *, Germany*, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania*, Malta, Mexico*, the Netherlands, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland*, Portugal*, Romania, Slovakia Republic, Slovenia, Spain*, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, and Venezuela
  • $2.50 Call Anywhere credit
  • $2.50 international roaming allowance

$50 Plan

  • Unlimited domestic calling
  • Unlimited global text
  • Unlimited data with 2GB of 4G LTE
  • Unlimited international calling to 40 countries: Argentina, Austria*, Belgium*, Brazil*, Bulgaria, Canada*, Chile*, China*, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic*, Denmark*, the Dominican Republic, Estonia, Finland, France *, Germany*, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania*, Malta, Mexico*, the Netherlands, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland*, Portugal*, Romania, Slovakia Republic, Slovenia, Spain*, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, and Venezuela
  • $10.00 Call Anywhere credit
  • $10.00 international roaming allowance

All calling destinations are landline; where there is an asterisk (*), these also include mobile.

All current and post-migration Univision Mobile plans include roaming allowances for customers traveling to Canada, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Colombia, Spain, Honduras, Ecuador, Peru, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Argentina, Panama, and Brazil. Roaming rates vary by region based on Univision Mobile international calling rates. More details are available at http://m.unimo.co

About Ultra Mobile
Founded in 2011, Ultra Mobile is a pre-paid nationwide carrier that focuses on delivering innovative, cost-effective mobile voice, text and data services for people living in the United States who regularly call or text internationally. Its international services reach over 200 countries. The company's mission is to provide convenient and affordable solutions that connect people with their extended families, friends and colleagues living around the world. Ultra Mobile is co-headquartered in New York City and Southern California, with more than 100 employees based in USA, Europe and Asia. The company supports its customers in English, Chinese and Spanish. For more information, visit Ultra.me.

About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. The Company, a leading content creator in the U.S., includes Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country available in  approximately 93% of U.S. Hispanic television households; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network available in approximately 87% of U.S. Hispanic television households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language cable network, as well as UDN (Univision Deportes Network), the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language sports network, Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to telenovelas,  ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to international news, and an additional suite of cable offerings - De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson and Telehit; Univision Television Group, which owns 59 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; digital properties consisting of  online and mobile websites and apps, including Univision.com, the most visited Spanish-language website among U.S. Hispanics, UVideos, a bilingual digital video network and Uforia, a music application featuring multimedia music content; and Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group in the U.S. which owns and operates 67 radio stations including stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. UCI's assets also include a minority stake in El Rey Network, a 24-hour English-language general entertainment cable network and a joint venture with Disney/ABC Television Network for Fusion, a 24-hour English-language news and lifestyle TV and digital network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit Univision.net.

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