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Disney and Fox present arguments to the FNE for not selling Fox Sports Chile

Chilean National Economic Prosecutor’s Office (FNE) could decide in the coming days on the sale of Fox Sports in the country. On August 31st, 2018, Disney -represented by lawyer Claudio Lizana, and Fox by lawyer Ignacio Larraín-, provided information to the entity, suggesting that the operation does not represent risks to make free market competition [...]

La Tercera reports Fox Sports Chile possible sale

Chilean newspaper La Tercera reported that Fox Sports Chile could be put on sale because the order to get rid of assets in Brazil was coordinated by the Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) together with the National Economic Prosecutor’s Office (FNE of Chile) , which developed a legal process to analyze the scope of Disney-Fox [...]

FNE approves Turner purchase of CDF

Chilean anti-trust regulator FNE approved, with conditions, Turners acquisition of soccer broadcaster Canal del Fútbol (CDF). “This acquisition, given the mitigation measures offered, will not substantially reduce competition, the FNE said in a statement. Through its official website, the FNE said that it approved with mitigation measures in Phase 2 the acquisition agreement through which [...]

Chile’s FNE extends investigation into Turner-CDF deal

The National Economic Prosecutor’s Office (FNE in Spanish) has extended its investigation into the proposed purchase of Canal del Fútbol (CDF) by Turner. After a first stage, the agency concluded that it is necessary to evaluate in more depth the existence of “potential risks” related to the wholesale provision of TV channels and the offer [...]

Chile approves AT&T acquisition of Time Warner

The Chilean Fiscalía Nacional Económica (FNE) has approved AT&T’s pending acquisition of Time Warner, but with targeted behavioral conditions to address specific competition issues identified by the regulator. In the country, AT&T owns the DTH operator DirecTV while Time Warner provides – through its Turner and HBO divisions – pay TV channels, including CNN Chile, [...]

Organismo de defensa de la competencia chileno intenta frenar proyecto OTT de canales de TV abiertaChilean competition defense organism tries to slow down the FTA channels OTT project

El proyecto que tienen los canales de TV abierta chilenos Megavisión, El 13, Televisión Nacional de Chile (TVN) y Chilevisión de lanzar una plataforma OTT propia en ese país fue notificado como anticompetitivo y riesgoso para el mercado de transmisión de contenidos. La Fiscalía Nacional Económica (FNE) presentó un informe ante el Tribunal de Defensa [...]