Tag Archives: VTR

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 [...]

Chile reached 3.11 million pay TV subscribers in Q117

Chile’s Sub-Secretariat for Telecommunications (Subtel) presented the Q117 results of the pay TV market. According to the report, the subscriber base reached 3.11 million, representing a growth of 1.9% compared to the previous quarter and 4.6% compared to March 2016. At the end of first quarter, VTR, the largest market operator, reached a 33.8% market share, [...]

Liberty Global reports Q1 revenue of USD 911 million in Latin America

Liberty Global announced the financial results for the first quarter of 2017. The company reported revenues of USD 911 million in Lilac division, which includes its operations in Latin America and the Caribbean. Liberty offered both reported numbers and rebased figures based on the fact that the Cable & Wireless acquisition is only included in [...]

VTR to use AWS spectrum for residential broadband service

Chilean operator VTR (Liberty Global) will launch a new residential broadband service using the AWS spectrum the company obtained to enter the mobile market. VTR launched mobile telephony services in 2012, but then the company stopped using its own network and decided to become a virtual operator (MVNO), in 2014, using Telefónicas network. VTRs CEO, [...]

VTR to broadcast Lollapalooza 2017 Festival in Chile

Chilean cable operator VTR will broadcast on pay TV and via streaming the seventh edition of the Lollapalooza 2017 international festival, to be held on April 1 and 2 at Parque O’Higgins, in Santiago. The linear channels dedicated to the event began broadcasting on March 11 on frequencies 701 HD and 101 SD with exclusive [...]

VTR adds 7 new HD channels to lineup, launches BBC Entertainment On Demand

Chilean pay TV operator VTR will add seven new HD channels to its lineup to reach a total of 70 channels in high definition. They will be available free of charge to subscribers and will be added gradually before April 1. The new channels are Golden HD, Fox Sports HD, E! HD, TLC HD, Boomerang [...]

Chile’s VTR focuses on network expansion

The main Chilean MSO, VTR (Liberty Global), will focus its expansion plans in developing its network in order to reinforce its competiveness in the broadband internet and pay TV business. The efforts will not only focus on residential customers, but also on small and medium businesses, according to the newspaper Diario Financiero. With this strategy [...]