1961: The first Spanish-language UHF station in the U.S. is started in San Antonio, Texas to serve the local Hispanic community (now KWEX) under Spanish International Communications Corp. (SICC).
1962: Spanish International Network (SIN) is established to handle advertising sales for the stations and becomes the first foreign-language television network in the United States; KMEX-TV begins broadcasting.
1970: SIN becomes the first U.S. network to provide live coverage of the World Cup soccer championship.
1979: Galavisión Network is launched as the first Spanish-language cable network in the U.S.
1981: SIN becomes the first company in the U.S. authorized to receive programming from a foreign country via satellite.
1987: SICC sells its TV stations to Hallmark Cards Inc. and its minority partner, First Chicago Venture Capital, who establishes Univision Holdings Inc. By the terms of the sale, SIN, which is renamed the Univision Network (“Univision”), is to provide all of the programming.
1992: A. Jerrold Perenchio, Televisa and Venevision acquire Univision from Hallmark Inc.; Nielsen Media Research produces the first national survey of U.S. Hispanic households. The Nielsen Hispanic Television Index (NHTI) becomes the standard data collection service for Hispanic television viewing.
1996: Univision goes public on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UVN.
2000: Univision.com is launched; Univision acquires USA Broadcasting, the station group of USA Networks, including 13 full-power television stations and minority interests in four additional full-power stations.
2001: Univision's stock is added to the S&P 500 index.
2002: TeleFutura Network is launched.
2003: Univision completes the acquisition of Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation (NYSE: HSP), the largest Spanish-language radio broadcasting company in the U.S.; Univision launches TuTv, a joint venture formed to broadcast Televisa's pay television channels in the U.S.; Univision.com launches Univision Móvil.
2005: Univision Network joins the Nielsen Television Index, alongside the major English-language broadcast networks.
2006: TeleFutura Network joins the Nielsen Television Index.
2007: Univision is taken private by Broadcasting Media Partners Inc., an investor group including Madison Dearborn Partners, Providence Equity Partners, TPG, Thomas H. Lee Partners, and Saban Capital Group; Univision holds two historic forums with Democratic and Republican presidential candidates which are broadcast in Spanish.
2008: KMEX becomes the #1 station in the country among Adults 18-49, regardless of language, for the full year.
2009: Univision merges its online and mobile operations into the newly formed Univision Interactive Media (UIM).