Tag Archives: CNTV

Chilean FTA TV channels accelerate analog blackout in regional and provincial capitals

Chilean Telecommunications Sub Secretary (Subtel) put off in May the legal obligation to implement the analog blackout in the country, originally scheduled for April 2020, and set a new deployment plan that aims regional capitals to implement DTT migration in 2021, while the deadline for provincial capitals is 2023. The entity reported that Canal 13 [...]

Chilean series ‘La Caceria’ arrives at Latin America through Movistar Play and Movistar Series

On Monday, August 5th, Movistar will exclusively premiere the Chilean series La Cacería on its Movistar Play and Movistar Series platforms. This is an eight-episode police thriller based on real events, written by Enrique Videla and Rodrigo Fluxa, and directed by Juan Ignacio Sabatini, which will be broadcast outside Chile for the first time. Set [...]

CNTV completes first stage of DTT concessions delivery in Chile

Chilean National Television Council (CNTV) ended the first stage DTT concessions delivery, with 51 new channels. The entire process considered  88 public tenders, of which 36 were already awarded, and another 15 are adjudicated, with their official publication pending. In addition, 24 tenders were declared invalid, of which no applicants were recorded in 11 of [...]

Chilean TV channels want to postpone analog blackout for April 2025

Chilean National TV Association (Anatel) asked the Telecommunications Sub-Secretary (Subtel)  to extend for five more years the deadline to develop the analogue blackout in that country. Analog broadcasts end were originally planned for April 2020. The request is based on Law 20,750, which establishes that one year before the deadline, it is possible to ask [...]

FTA leads Chilean audience in 2018

Chilean National Television Council (CNTV) published the results of its report TV Consumption 2018, which shows that Free-to-Air TV (FTA)  was the most watched media in the country. According to the report, last year, each person consumed an average of 1,286 hours of TV, which means approximately 3, 31 daily hours average. All figures mentioned [...]

CinemaChile expands CNTV series internationally

Chilean National Television Council (CNTV) announced a strategic alliance with CinemaChile to promote local series in international markets. The aim of the agreement is focused on CinemaChile to support this initiative’s diffusion and promotion in markets such as Mipcom (France) and Conecta Fiction (Spain), which will be focused in Chile this year. In addition, CNTV [...]

Colombia delays analog blackout for 2021

Analog blackout had to take place in Colombia next December 31st But, according to the National Telecommunications Commission (CNTV) of that country, the deadline can not be met. The country is ready to regulate the blackout, but there is still a need for people, beyond receiving  DTT connection, to know how to use it and [...]

Chile’s CNTV launches free streaming service with local content

Chiles National Television Council (CNTV) has launched a free access streaming platform with more than 120 national productions, which were previously broadcast on free-to-air TV and were financed by the entity. Contents are available only in Chile, through the CNTV website. The catalog includes series, films, children’s shows and documentaries, which since 1992 were funded [...]

Chile opens tender for 166 DTT licenses

The Chilean National Television Council (CNTV in Spanish) has officially launched the tender for 116 DTT licenses across the country. CNTV enacted the Digital TV law in May 2014 with the technical standards to start the transition to DTT under the ISDB-T standard. The analog switch off is scheduled for April 2020. The CNTV has [...]