Tag Archives: TVN

Chile’s Senate approves TVN’s capitalization

The Chilean Senate approved with 23 votes in favor, six against and one abstention the capitalization of public network TVN, which includes an injection of USD 65 million and the creation of a cultural channel. This way, the Senate approved the report of the Mixed Commission. The document had already received approval in the Chamber [...]

Chile’s TVN reduces losses

Chilean broadcaster TVN reported losses of CH$ 5.4 billion (USD 8.4 million) during January and September of this year. This is 45% less than the CH$ 9.8 billion (USD 15.3 million) from previous year. The data was revealed by TVNs Chairman of the board, Ricardo Solari, in the Science and Technology Commission of the Chamber [...]

Chile’s TVN to broadcast Liga MX matches

Chilean broadcaster TVN announced that it will air the 2017-2018 season of Mexico’s soccer league, known as Liga MX, which begins on July 21 with the participation of a several Chilean players. “More and more Chileans are playing in the Mexican tournament and we want to see them in action defending the colors of their [...]

Regional TV channels sign deal with TVN to broadcast the FIFA Confederations Cup on DTT

Regional TV channels have signed an agreement with Chilean public broadcaster TVN to offer through DTT the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, which has begun on June 17 in Russia. Under this agreement, TVN allowed the complete retransmission of the soccer event through their local signals, informed on its website the Chilean Undersecretary of Telecommunications (Subtel, by [...]

TVN launches portal with exclusive mobile content

Chilean free-to-air channel TVN plans to launch soon a mobile portal with a freemium model and exclusive content, Marcela Quiroga, TVNs Head Digital Sales & New Media, said in an interview with NexTV News Latam. Quiroga will participate in the next edition of NexTV Series South America, where she will talk about this new project, [...]

TVN to premiere second Turkish series

Chilean network TVN announced the premiere on April 24 of Günes, the Turkish series that will be part of the network’s afternoon slot. This new production comes after the success of “Elif”, which ranks second in ratings with an average of 7 rating points. The most-watched show in the afternoon slot is Mega’s fiction, “Amanda”. [...]

Mega leads the Chilean market

Mega continues to lead the Chilean market. According to financial data provided by the Bethia group to the Superintendency of Securities and Insurance (SVS), the broadcaster increased its profits in 2016, while the rest of the channels reported losses. At the end of last year, Mega obtained profits for Ch$ 10.9 million (USD 16.4 million), [...]

Crackle signs deal with TVN in Brazil

Sony Pictures Television’s on-demand service Crackle has signed an agreement with Brazilian operator TVN, which operates in the south of the country. TVN clients now have access to the content portfolio, which includes Hollywood movies and original productions. It is available for all plans in the cities of São Leopoldo, Canoas, Cachoeirinha, Sapucaia do Sul [...]

Chile will invest USD 100 million to modernize TVN and create a new state culture channel

  The Government of Chile announced through a press conference held by President Michelle Bachelet it will invest a total of approximately USD 100 million to modernize the state channel TVN and create a new cultural signal, informed local daily Diario Financiero.   “We need the public broadcaster to fulfill its mission, but for that [...]

TVN from Chile will launch its own OTT in April

  Free-to-Air channel Television Nacional (TVN) of Chile announced that it will launch in late April its own Over-the-Top (OTT) Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) service via internet including live signals and archive audiovisual material, informed local website BioBioChile.cl.   TVN Play will have available TV Chile international channel and 24 Horas news channel, available [...]