Tag Archives: VTR

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 [...]

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, [...]

Subtel notifies VTR for services interruptions in Santiago de Chile

After last Friday, May 8th, an almost 10-hour failure  that affected landline, mobile internet and pay TV VTR customers was reported in comunes like Peñalolén, Lampa and Colina (Santiago de Chile), the Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary decided to notify the company.  In the document, the regulator asked VTR for more information regarding the reasons why the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]