Tag Archives: Movistar

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, [...]

Movistar launches ‘Manual de supervivencia’, its new Argentine production

Movistar has released Manual de Supervivencia earlier this month, its first production made in Argentina, part of the series production plan that the company announced last year. It is a new eight-episode series, which is now available to watch on demand on Movistar Play. Other series also available on the platform are Un dia eres [...]

Movistar Chile renews its IPTV offer

Movistar Chile announced it is renewing its IPTV offer starting this Friday, May 29th. As announced, the company will transform its interface and TV experience by FTTH into a 4K quality entertainment center, which will be available in an integrated way on the Movistar TV STB. The offer will include direct access to apps and [...]

TV Educa, the new Chilean educational TV channel, to be broadcast on pay TV

This Wednesday, an agreement was ran between the Chilean National Television Council (CNTV) and more than 20 pay-TV operators in the country, which enables them to include the TV Educa Chile channel, an initiative promoted by the Government and CNTV to create a new channel with educational content, recently launched. The channel will be on [...]

Movistar launches ‘Ruido Capital’, its first Colombian original series

Movistar premiered this Thursday Ruido Capital, its first original series made in Colombia. The series is now available and on demand to be accessed exclusively on Movistar Play. It is a six-episode coming age comedy about adolescence, music and friendship, set in Bogotá during the 90s and starred by Simon Cuervo and Valentina Leon, both [...]

Subtel asks Chilean operators for a report on the behavior of their networks due to broadband use increasement

The Chilean Communications Subsecretary (Subtel) asked Claro, Entel, Mundo Pacífico, GTD, Movistar, VTR, WOM and others, to report on the behavior of their networks and work plans due to a 30% increasement in Internet use in homes that was detected in the country because of the spread of the Coronavirus. The Chilean regulator asked the [...]

Movistar Chile increases FTTH speeds and adds contents to Movistar Play until March 31st

With the advance of the Coronavirus, Movistar Chile announced today a set of measures aimed at keeping its clients connected. This way, the company reported that, among other initiatives, it will provide more speed for its Movistar Fibra clients and a greater amount of content available on the Movistar Play platform. According to the official [...]

Chilean pay TV to have Fox and Fox Sports Premium options available for free until Sunday

From today until Sunday, March 15th, Fox Premium and Fox Sports Premium channels will be available for free to all subscribers with basic pay TV plans in Chile. This way, all Premium content can be accessed without paying an additional cost. Fox Premium and Fox Sports Premium channels access will be automatic, and numbers of [...]

Disney launches Disney+ with Telefonica

The Walt Disney Company Iberia and Telefonica announced that Movistar will be the strategic partner for the distribution of Disney + at its launch in Spain. While the OTT has not yet launched in Latin America, Telefónica integrated Netflix and Amazon Prime Video in countries in the region, and is expected to offer its customers [...]

Movistar to offer Netflix memberships in Colombia

Mauricio Vásquez, TV and Video Manager at Movistar Colombia, announced that Netflix and Movistar are partnering to offer plans including Netflix membership, being Movistar the first operator in Colombia to offer a Netflix plan linked to its Movistar Fiber Optic Triple Play offer. The benefit is available from February 17th at no additional cost for [...]