Tag Archives: Mega

Mega to launch its exclusive content OTT in July

Chilean FTA channel Mega (today known as the Mega Media holding company) announced it will launch its OTT, scheduled for July. According to the company, it will have contents already broadcast by the channel, and also original productions created specially for the platform. The channel informed that the service will have a monthly subscription, but [...]

Mega becomes Megamedia holding company

Chilean group Mega became from last April 1st the Mega Media Holding, a brand that brings together its FTA, pay TV, radio and websites areas and will offer new strategic opportunities to its customers. Megamedias brand puts together all the group’s platforms such as Mega Network, Mega HD, Mega Plus and Etc TV channels; radios [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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’s TVN doubles losses

Chilean free-to-air channels presented their financial results for the first half of 2018. According to the data, the state-owned channel TVN doubled its losses compared to the same period last year. Mega and Canal 13 reported positive results. TVN reported losses of CH$ 9,024 million (USD 13.1 million). The channel said the results are explained [...]

Mediaset partners with MGE

Mediaset Distribution has signed a new partnership with with Esperanza Garay CEO of MGE (Mega Global Entertainment), an independent distributor of series, telenovelas, formats and original productions from Chile and Colombia. The official announcement will be made at Natpe Budapest, which will take place from June 25 to 28. Mediaset will distribute MGE catalogue and [...]

Chilevisión and TVN increase losses

According to data from the first quarter of 2018, Chilean free-to-air channels Chilevisión (Turner) and TVN increase their losses compared to a year ago, while Mega was the only channel that reported profits. Chilevisión recorded losses of Ch$ 5,790 million (USD 9.1 million) compared to Ch$ 4,940 million (USD 7.8 million) in 2017. TVN reported [...]

The Chilean channel Mega created a new content distribution company

The Chilean FTA TV channel Mega decided to open a new content distribution company, which will be responsible for commercializing the channel’s fiction and entertainment productions. Its name is Mega Global Entertainment (MGE) and will be led by Esperanza Garay. “The sales of our content and productions should reach the five continents and be on [...]

TVN reduces losses in 2017

Chilean broadcaster TVN has recorded losses of USD 15 million in 2017, an improvement of 39% compared to the USD 24 million registered in 2016, according to Diario Financiero. In turn, the stated-owned channel reported revenues of USD 84 million, an increase of 6% compared to 2016. During the year, the channel’s administration has carried [...]