Tag Archives: VTR

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 [...]

VTR Play to be compatible with Chromecast and AirPlay

All Chilean telecommunications company VTR subscribers who use VTR Play app, already have it available on Chromecast and AirPlay devices. This allows using it on any iOS or Android device. VTR subscriber must have the application downloaded in any of the already mentioned devices and select one of the live streaming channels enabled, or any [...]

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 [...]

VTR subscribers announced a lawsuit after removal of six channels

Chilean Telecommunications company VTR subscribers decided to organize a class action lawsuit against the company, in response to the the removal of six Latin American TV networks from its grid: AMC, El Gourmet, Europa Europa, Film&Arts, Más Chic and Sundance TV. As a replacement, VTR added Azteca Cinema, Antena 3 Cine, Nick Jr, Antena 3 Series [...]

Chilevisión premieres series on science produced by VTR

The free-to-air channel Chilevisión (Turner) has premiered “Por la Razón y la Ciencia”, a new series produced by Fundación VTR. Previously, this initiative was available on platforms VTR on Demand, VTR Play and YouTube. This eight-episode series – hosted by Jani Dueñas – premiered on Chilevisión on Saturday, December 8 and is focused on local [...]

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 [...]