Latina Girls Conference (Austin)
Bringing mentors and young Latinas together, Time Warner Cable is partnering with the organization Latinitas to host Austin’s first Latina Girls Conference, TECHchica, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 6 at Austin Community College’s Eastview campus. Attendees will be given the opportunity to create original content to implement a social media campaign on a topic of their choosing. A lunch time panel will feature professional women in various tech industries. The event is open to all Latina girls between the ages of 9 and 18. To register, visit http://brownpapertickets.com/event/269655 or call (512) 447-4440 ext. 137.
Hispanic, Engineering, Science & Technology Week (Edinburg)
Time Warner Cable is sponsoring the Hispanic, Engineering, Science & Technology (HESTEC) Week on Sept. 24- 29 at the University of Texas Pan American, in Edinburg. Time Warner will promote its Connect A Million Minds (CAMM) initiative. For more on HESTEC, visit www.utpa.edu/hestec/. More more on Time Warner’s CAMM initiative, visit www.connectamillionminds.com.
Mi Cultura Facebook page
Time Warner’s Spanish-language Facebook page (www.facebook.com/micultura) has grown approximately 400 percent, to more than 200,000 over the past year. The Mi Cultura Facebook page helps Time Warner Cable’s Hispanic customers to connect more deeply with their passions and the content that they enjoy.
Time Warner On Demand
Digital TV customers can access a collection of acclaimed films celebrating Hispanic culture On Demand through the end of September. These movies are available in SD and HD. Customers can watch them by tuning to the Movies On Demand channel, clicking on “Enjoy Better” and choosing “Hispanic Heritage.” The Hispanic Heritage collection includes the following films:
- Under the Same Moon
- Our Family Wedding
- Amores Perros
- The Perez Family
- Rudo y Cursi
- Sin Nombre
- The Motorcycle Diaries
- The Sea Inside
- Pan’s Labyrinth
Xfinity On Demand
Comcast has teamed up with Music Choice, the multi-platform video and music network, to bring Xfinity TV MultiLatino customers access to the most extensive collection of Hispanic music videos and original artist content ever On Demand. The collection, available immediately on Xfinity On Demand, with select videos also available on Xfinity.com/LatinoTV, will soon include a total of 500 music videos and feature a wide variety of Spanish music genres and artists, including pop and rock Latino, romance, tropical, regional Mexican and a children’s category.
Also, starting Sept. 15, Xfinity TV customers will have access to special programming On Demand at Top Picks>Hispanic Heritage. The Hispanic Heritage Month collection includes a wide variety of films from Cine Latino, Universal, Lionsgate, WB and IFC; as well as TV Specials and Series, Music and Children’s Programming.
Triple Play Package
Comcast is rolling out nationwide Xfinity® Triple Play MultiLatino, which combines Multilatino TV video programming and services, the fastest high-speed Internet service and a phone service that includes 300 international minutes per month to Mexico or Latin America.
Available to new and existing customers, Xfinity Triple Play MultiLatino provides customers with one of the best packages in entertainment and communications, and reinforces Comcast’s commitment to the Hispanic community by providing new ways to keep connected. Both new and current MultiLatino Triple play customers can use their free international minutes for phone calls to landlines in Mexico or Latin America as well as access to discounted mobiles minutes (such as $0.10/min to Mexico). For more information on Xfinity Triple Play MultiLatino, please visit www.comcast.com/espanol.