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VTR removes NBC Universal channels to launch seven premium HBO channels on its grid

Chilean pay TV operator VTR announced that it has removed Syfy, Universal Channel and Studio Universal (NBCUniversal) on June 29th, in order to enable HBO’s premium channel package, which the company had announced in April. The removal of the Syfy, Universal and Studio Universal channels, as reported in January, is because of the launch of [...]

TV Educa, new educational TV channel launched in Chile, extends its broadcasts until September

As officially reported by the Chilean National Television Association (Anatel), the TV Educa channel, launched in late April with educational content for children, will be available in Chilean TV operators until next September 14th. Since it was officially launched, the channel was designed to be together with children during the Covid-19 pandemic and, since it [...]

Wom gets ready to enter the Chilean pay TV market with Wom TV

Chilean virtual mobile operator Wom (Novator Partners) is getting itself ready to enter the pay TV market in the country. As reported days ago by Diario Financiero on its web version, at the beginning of May, the Diario Oficial, where laws, decrees and other legal regulations in the country are published, published the inscription of [...]

Netflix launches its first Chilean original production

Netflix has released this last Tuesday the official trailer for Nadie sabe que estoy aqui, its first original production made in Chile, produced by Fabula, brothers Juan de Dios and Pablo Larrains production company. The release date is scheduled for next June 24th  As reported by the specialized website Produ, the original idea for Nadie [...]

Zapping TV strengths its content offering with four new channels

Chilean pay TV OTT continues strengthening its content offering in its catalog, with the announcement of the incorporation of NASA TV (owned by the US space agency); the French channel France 24; Russian channel RT and Arirang, from South Korea. The already mentioned channels are added into Zapping TV’s basic plan, which offers more than [...]

Chile launches new platform to cancel telecommunications offers

Chilean National Consumer Service (SERNAC) announced on June 11th the launch of the Me Quiero Salir platform, which it defined as a tool available to consumers so that they can expressly and clearly request the term of one or more subscriptions for the telecommunications services provision  that have been ran with a company. According to [...]

Amazon Prime Video premieres new Chilean production in July in Spain and Latin America

As announced by Amazon Prime Video at the beginning of the year, the OTT will premiere the series La Jauria, the company’s original production in Chile, on July 10th in Spain and Latin America. As reported, the series will feature eight episodes of almost an hour and was produced by Fabula, together with Fremantle and [...]

Sports channels in Chile and Mexico recover their usual grids with the return of professional football

Chilean Professional Football National Association (ANFP) and Mexican Professional Football Leagues (Liga MX) President, Enrique Bonilla Barrutia, officially confirmed the return of professional football activities in both countries. The first country to resume professional football will be Mexico on July 24th, while Chile will do so a week later, on July 31st, although official government [...]

Chile extends term of new plan to provide mobile phone, internet and pay TV services to those most affected by the Coronavirus

Chilean Transport and Telecommunications Ministry (MTT) and telecommunications regulator Subtel announced an agreement with operators in the country, such as Movistar, Entel, Claro, VTR and Grupo GTD, together with Wom, Mundo Pacifico and CMET, to extend the Solidarity Connectivity Plan launched in April for 30 days. The initiative aims to provide benefits for Chilean citizens, [...]

Turner bets on eSports on CDF again to replace professional football broadcasts in the country

As a way of replacing professional football broadcasts due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Chilean Football Channel (CDF) announced that it will broadcast the second Entel eSports 2020 edition, an eSports competition that will bring together football and entertainment icons from the country through the FIFA 2020 video game. The tournament will be developed from [...]