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Chilean Government rejects FTA TV channel’s request and confirms analog blackout implementation for April 2024

The Chilean Government, through the Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel), entity in charge of controlling and supervising  the telecommunications market in the country, announced its decision to reject the request made by FTA TV channels to put the analog blackout off in the country by 2026. This way, and as reported by the entity, the DTT [...]

With more than 3.3 million subscribers at the end of Q1 2021, Chile continues to increase its pay TV subscriber base for the third consecutive quarter

According to the latest figures reported by the Chilean Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel), the entity in charge of regulating the telecommunications market in the country, the pay TV industry continues to rise and ended Q1 2021 with a total of 3,304 million subscribers. This way, the market manages to keep a positive balance in terms [...]

Chile increases its pay TV subscribers base and closes 2020 with 3.27 million clients

According to the latest figures reported by the Chilean Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel), the countrys pay TV market ended 2020 with a total of 3.27 million subscribers. The figure shows a 30 thousand subscribers increase regarding the almost 3.24 million reported in Q3 2020, and an increase of 1.4% in the total pay TV customer [...]

Pay TV ends Q3 2020 with almost 3.24 million subscribers in Chile

According to the latest report released by the Chilean  Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel), the pay TV market in that country has ended in Q3 2020 with a total of almost 3.24 million subscribers. Although at the annual level the figure shows  a 0.9% decrease in relation to the 3.26 million subscribers reported in Q3 2019, [...]

TV channels request to put analog blackout off in Chile until 2026

According to the information reported on Diario Financieros web version this last Tuesday, March 16th, Chilean FTA TV channels, gathered through Anatel, an entity that brings together the country’s FTA TV channels, requested the Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel) to grant a new deadline to complete the total migration to DTT. According to Pisapapeles, the channels [...]

Wom strengthens its internet via FTTH offer with new 100 mbps plan in Chile

Chilean mobile operator Wom has officially announced through its official website the launch of a new internet plan via FTTH with up to 100 mbps with symmetric speed -that is, it supports the same upload and download speed-, for CH $ 9,990 (USD 14) per month. The new plan is added to two others previously [...]

FTTH connections doubled in different Chilean communes during first half of 2020

Chilean Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel) reported on December 18th that it made a report on the digital divide in the country. As a result, the Chilean entity reported that FTTH connections have doubled in different communes of the country between December 2019 and June 2020, including Melipilla; Arica; La Granja; Peñaflor; Tome; San Antonio; Constitution; [...]

Chile moves forward with the ‘Fibra Optica Nacional’ plan

Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel) has officially announced this last Wednesday that it had called for a public tender to assign the so-called Macrozona Sur of the Fibra Optica Nacional project (FON), an initiative announced in May, whose purpose is to deploy 10 thousand FTTH kilometers throughout Chile. According to Subtel, those interested in the project, [...]

Mundo moves forward on its FTTH deployment plan in Chile for 2021

Chilean Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel) reported earlier this month its latest statistics on connectivity, in which it reported that the percentage of  FTTH technology participation in total fixed connections in Chile had an 7.7% annual increment, reaching 32.8% in the first half this  year. This way, Enrique Coulembier, CEO at Mundo, which has recently announced [...]