Tag Archives: VTR

DirecTV becomes Chile’s second pay TV operator

According to Q218 data from Chile’s Subsecretariat of Telecommunications (Subtel), the pay TV market reached 3.35 million subscribers, up 3.8% from previous year. VTR remains as leader, followed by DirecTV, which moved Movistar to the third place. At the end of Q218, DirecTV reported 690,184 subscribers (+10.2% YoY) and 20.6% of market share, while Movistar [...]

Broadband drives VTR Q2 growth

VTR, Chiles largest pay TV operator, added 22,000 RGUs in Q2, driven by growth in broadband and video RGUs, said Liberty Latin America in its earnings report announced last week. During the quarter, VTR added 27,000 broadband and 8,000 video RGUs. However, fixed-line telephony RGUs continued to fall and decreased by 13,000. At the end [...]

VTR offers new app with linear TV and VOD

Chilean largest cable operator VTR is offering its subscribers a new multiplatform app – called VTR Play – that integrates 65 TV channels and 4,000 VOD contents. The application was launch in May and since then has been downloaded by 50,000 users and about 25,000 have played at least one content, according to data provided [...]

Chile’s VTR plays a central role in Liberty’s new structure

After Liberty Global’s restructuring process, Chilean pay TV operator VTR now plays a central role since it will be in charge of managing the new acquisitions of Liberty Latin America in the region, from Chile to Central America, with the exception of Panama, explained VTR CEO Guillermo Ponce in an interview with La Tercera. Earlier [...]

Liberty Latin America reports losses in Q417

Liberty Latin America has published its first quarterly report. In Q417, the company reported losses of USD 148 million for the full year, primarily driven by increases in impairments and depreciation and amortization, which were partially offset by higher OCF, said the report. Q4 revenue were USD 850.1 million, which represented a decrease of 8% [...]

Chile recorded 3.25 million pay TV subs in Q317

According to figures from the most recent report of Chilean regulator Subtel, the pay TV market in the country ended the third quarter of 2017 with 3.25 million subscribers, up 7.5% from previous year. The report revealed that satellite TV systems accounted 50.3% of total subscribers, and cable and IPTV systems the remaining 47.9%. The [...]

Imira signs deals in Latin America

Spain’s Imira Entertainment, a producer-distributor of kids content, has announced several deals for Latin America, prior to MIPJunior y MIPCOM, where it will present new series. The company said that Netflix acquired “Bat Pat” (52 × 11 ‘) for Latin America (excluding Brazil) and Spain. This is the series produced by Imira, Atlantyca Ent, Rai, [...]

VTR reports strongest quarterly video performance in two years

Liberty Global announced the financial results for Q217. The Lilac division, which consist of the operations in Latin America and the Caribbean, recorded revenues of USD 921 million, up 52.9% compared to previous year. The results were primarily driven by the acquisition of Cable & Wireless (which ended in May of 2016, that is, during [...]