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Chilean Pay TV market reaches 3.4 million subscribers in Q318

According to statistics presented by the Undersecretariat of Telecommunications (Subtel), the Chilean pay TV market recorded 3.36 million subscribers at the end of Q318, up 3.4% when compared to previous year. During the period, DirecTV consolidated as the second operator. VTR, the market leader, reported 1.08 million customers (32.2% market share), while DirecTV, which in [...]

Chilean FTA network UCV TV is now TV+

From this November 21, FTA network UCV TV of Chile stopped calling itself like this to make way for its new denomination TV+. This change of name was already being devised by Media 23 Spa company when it acquired 90% of the channel in mid-2017 (the remaining 10% was kept by Catholic University of Valparaíso). [...]

Chilean CDF to broadcast two additional channels for the local soccer ending

The Chilean premium channel El Canal del Fútbol decided to issue two additional channels during the next weekend (November 24 and 25) so that its subscribers can live better the definition of Chilean First Division soccer championship. By December 2017 they had added an additional channel also for the closing of the tournament. In this [...]

Google launched YouTube Premium in Peru, Chile and Colombia

The international company Google expanded its OTT YouTube Premium service to Peru, Chile and Colombia these last November 13 th . Previously, the already mentioned service was available in Latin America, but only in Brazil and Mexico. Simultaneously, the service YouTube Music was also enabled. The YouTube Premium monthly subscription is charged in local currency, [...]

Mega to become holding in 2019

Chilean broadcaster Mega, which belongs to the Bethia Group, will be reorganized into a holding company, called Mega Media, which will include its 5 radios, 8 websites, the FTA TV signal and a pay TV channel, as well as new strategy and advertising businesses. Macarena Cerda, Business and Development Director, said that under this new [...]

Chile: Government approves TVN’s capitalization

The Budget Office approved a USD 22,3 million capitalization of state-owned broadcaster TVN. The figure is less than the USD 47 million that the Congress approved for the channel in January. The agency reported that it complied with Law 21.085, which authorizes the Treasury to capitalize TVN with USD 22,3 million “for investment projects that [...]

Mega to launch new TV channel

Chilean broadcaster Mega (Grupo Bethia) will launch in January 2019 the new pay TV channel Mega Plus, which will target an audience of men and women of 35-50 years old. The investment for this initiative exceeds USD 1.5 million in technology. It will have informative shows that will approach news in a different way, with [...]