Tag Archives: VTR

VTR reduces subscriptions to unemployed clients due to Coronavirus on up to 80%

The Chilean pay TV operator VTR announced that, from this Wednesday, April 1st, those customers of the company who got unemployed due to the Covid-19 pandemic (Coronavirus) in the period between  March 15th and April 30th and have a fixed VTR service hired, will pay the subscription for three months for CH $ 9,990 (USD [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

VTR features HBO Premium content for its customers with D-Box plans

Chilean pay TV operator VTR announced yesterday that its customers with TV Hogar Digital and Full Digital plans can now access the HBO Premium movies, series and documentaries catalog, without changing the price of current plans that customers have. The agreement guarantees access to the eight HBO Premium channels: HBO; HBO2; HBO Plus; HBO Family; [...]

Entel, VTR, DirecTV, Movistar and Claro to compensate CDF subscribers after the end of Professional Football in Chile

After the Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel) requested pay TV operators and the Chilean Football Channel (CDF) -in charge of broadcasting the Professional Football League in the country- to apply measures to compensate its clients subscribed to CDF HD and Premium offers, because the competition has been cancelled. This way, Entel, VTR, DirecTV, Movistar and Claro [...]

Chile loses more than 15 thousand pay TV subscribers this year

A report made by the Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel) informed that, as of June 2019, Chilean pay TV subscribers totaled 3.14 million, a figure that represents a 1.3% decrease in comparison to the same month last year. The number also means a 0.5% reduction in relation to pay TV subscribers recorded in December 2018.   Figures [...]

VTR is sued by AMC Networks Latin America for removing channels from its programming grid

After the request made by Chilean Supreme Court of Justice, which forced pay TV operator VTR to bring TVI / Filmocentros channels back to its programming grid, the operator was now sued by AMC Networks Latin America LLC at the Chilean Free Competition Defense Court (TDLC) for removing the Film&Arts, AMC, El Gourmet, Europa Europa, [...]

VTR evaluates creating new low cost company to offer pay TV and internet

VTR, Liberty Latin America Groups operator with a triple play offer in Chile, is evaluating the possibility of implementing a new low cost company to offer more basic products with cheaper prices. Some of the main ones would be pay TV with fewer channels available and internet with lower connection speed.  50% of Chilean households [...]

VTR has the fastest broadband in South America

VTR, Chilean operator owned by Liberty Latin America which offers triple play to its clients, presented the fastest broadband speed in South America, according to the report made by the Fixed Internet Connections Barometer in the region, published last July 4th, and included operators from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and [...]

VTR brings TVI / Filmocentro Group channels back in August

After a decision made by the Chilean Supreme Court of Justice, the pay TV operator VTR started to negotiate with TVI / Filmocentro Group and will finally add the removed channels Zona Latina, Via X, ARTV and Via X2 HD to its programming grid from next August 16th.  Supreme Courts verdict forced VTR and TVI [...]