Tag Archives: VTR

Chile loses more than 15 thousand pay TV subscribers this year

A report made by the Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel) informed that, as of June 2019, Chilean pay TV subscribers totaled 3.14 million, a figure that represents a 1.3% decrease in comparison to the same month last year. The number also means a 0.5% reduction in relation to pay TV subscribers recorded in December 2018.   Figures [...]

VTR is sued by AMC Networks Latin America for removing channels from its programming grid

After the request made by Chilean Supreme Court of Justice, which forced pay TV operator VTR to bring TVI / Filmocentros channels back to its programming grid, the operator was now sued by AMC Networks Latin America LLC at the Chilean Free Competition Defense Court (TDLC) for removing the Film&Arts, AMC, El Gourmet, Europa Europa, [...]

VTR evaluates creating new low cost company to offer pay TV and internet

VTR, Liberty Latin America Groups operator with a triple play offer in Chile, is evaluating the possibility of implementing a new low cost company to offer more basic products with cheaper prices. Some of the main ones would be pay TV with fewer channels available and internet with lower connection speed.  50% of Chilean households [...]

VTR has the fastest broadband in South America

VTR, Chilean operator owned by Liberty Latin America which offers triple play to its clients, presented the fastest broadband speed in South America, according to the report made by the Fixed Internet Connections Barometer in the region, published last July 4th, and included operators from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and [...]

VTR brings TVI / Filmocentro Group channels back in August

After a decision made by the Chilean Supreme Court of Justice, the pay TV operator VTR started to negotiate with TVI / Filmocentro Group and will finally add the removed channels Zona Latina, Via X, ARTV and Via X2 HD to its programming grid from next August 16th.  Supreme Courts verdict forced VTR and TVI [...]

VTR starts conversations to add removed TV channels to its programming grid

As requested by Chlean Supreme Court of Justice, the pay TV operator VTR began talks with the TVI / Fimocentro Group for a maximum period of three months to reincorporate the TV channels Vía X, Zona Latina, ARTV and Vía X HD to its programming grid. This process could involve modifications in the current list [...]

VTR to broadcast Lollapalooza 2019 on VTR Play and Replay TV

Chilean pay TV operator VTR Marketing Manager, Patricio Fuentes, announced that this years music festival Lollapalooza edition will be available for its subscribers on the Replay TV platform, which will allow them to watch the events content again for a 48-hours period. Chilean channel will also broadcast the festival live  through VTR Play application, so [...]

Chilean Government aims to increase taxes to OTTs and equaling them with VAT

Chilean Finance Minister, Felipe Larraín, proposed to apply an up to 19%  increasement to OTTs taxes, in the context of the tax modernization project promoted by the Government. The initiative contemplated a 10% raise at first, but the Government suggests equaling the figure with VATs value. Netflix competes with DirecTV, VTR, with all the other [...]

Chilean Football Channel to broadcast five matches for free this week

Chilean Football Channel (CDF) will broadcast five matches for free of charge between this Thursday and Saturday, including the South American Cup, the Chilean Super Cup and three National Teams friendly international matches The offer will be valid for clients from Movistar, Claro, Entel, VTR, DirecTV, GTD Manquehue, Telefonica del Sur and TV Red. The [...]