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Chilean Football League won’t be on FTA

Hours after Chilean Professional Football National Association (ANFP) confirmed that National Football Championship of that country was going to be broadcasted on FTA, Chilean TV network Chilevisions (Turner Group)  managers ensured that there are clauses that make it impossible because of legal items. From ANFP also pointed that Chilean football matches broadcasting was not fully [...]

New agreements for series in Mexico, Chile and Ecuador at Natpe 2019

In its third and last edition, Natpe Miami 2019 stood out for  agreements and series productions in Mexico and sales to Chilean and Ecuadorian networks, as well as bioseries and alliances to produce content for all of Latin America. MGM Worldwide Distribution and Televisa announced an alliance for the Mexican broadcaster to adapt ‘TKO: Total [...]

Olympic Channel and Claro Sports will broadcast Olympic content in Latin America

Claro Sports announced an alliance with Olympic Channel to bring Olympic programming to 17 Latin American countries through its OTT, Marca Claro and Claro Video. Programming will be available in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica,  Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Programming will include Olympic [...]

Chilean TV networks reach 16% migration to DTT

Chilean TV networks are moving along analog blackout, which will take place in 2020, and where channels must have all they concessions migrated to Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT). According to data from Chilean National Television Council (CNTV), Chilevisión was one of the channels with the greatest evolution in this process. It owns 63 concessions and [...]

Wom allows its subscribers to pay Netflix account in Chile

Chilean mobile operator Wom will allow subscribers to hire Netflix services through its application, and pay directly on the ticket, without using credit cards, according to what the company informed officially. To contract Netflix and pay it on the Wom ticket, subscribers must necessarily prove a minimum of six months in the company and be [...]

Japan tries to hurry analog blackout in Chile

A Japanese delegation will be deployed this week in Santiago de Chile to take part of the conference  “Towards the Digital Terrestrial Television switched-on “, organized by the National Television Council (CNTV), the Japanese Embassy  and the Chilean Communication Sub Secretary ( Subtel). Japanese delegation proposes to promote digital TV in that country, to carry [...]

CPC wants to double taxes in Chile for Netflix

Alfonso Swett, president of Chilean Confederation of Production and Commerce (CPC), propose to charge a new tax and a major tribute to OTTs, more expensive than the ones introduced by the Government. Taxes must have at least a 19% rate, that means over 10% proposed by the tax modernization, he pointed. In his speech at [...]

Chilean Mega launches its new TV channel Megaplus

 Megaplus, third TV network of Mega Media group, began its emissions  through channels 736 HD of VTR and 24 in analogue cable. The new channel will focus on more context, depth and analysis news, in order to attract audiences with new contents.   “The channel will have information programs, that we will board differently, with [...]

FNE approves Turner purchase of CDF

Chilean anti-trust regulator FNE approved, with conditions, Turners acquisition of soccer broadcaster Canal del Fútbol (CDF). “This acquisition, given the mitigation measures offered, will not substantially reduce competition, the FNE said in a statement. Through its official website, the FNE said that it approved with mitigation measures in Phase 2 the acquisition agreement through which [...]

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 [...]