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Chile’s Senate approves TVN’s capitalization

The Chilean Senate approved with 23 votes in favor, six against and one abstention the capitalization of public network TVN, which includes an injection of USD 65 million and the creation of a cultural channel. This way, the Senate approved the report of the Mixed Commission. The document had already received approval in the Chamber [...]

Senado de Chile aprueba capitalización de TVN

El Senado de Chile aprobó con 23 votos a favor, seis en contra y una abstención la capitalización del canal estatal TVN, que considera una inyección de USD 65 millones y la creación de un canal cultural. De esta manera, se dio luz verde al informe de la Comisión Mixta. El documento ya había recibido [...]

Chile recorded 3.25 million pay TV subs in Q317

According to figures from the most recent report of Chilean regulator Subtel, the pay TV market in the country ended the third quarter of 2017 with 3.25 million subscribers, up 7.5% from previous year. The report revealed that satellite TV systems accounted 50.3% of total subscribers, and cable and IPTV systems the remaining 47.9%. The [...]

Telefónicas Wayra invests in Zapping TV app

Wayra Chile, Telefónica’s investment arm, added three new firms to its portfolio and made investments of USD 500,000, El Mercurio reported. Among the companies is Zapping TV, the app to watch television online. Zapping TV offers users the possibility to watch different packs of channels for a monthly subscription. The Colombia pack, for example, includes [...]

CDF sale enters final stage

Chile’s National Association of Professional Soccer (ANFP) confirmed it has already received offers for Canal del Fútbol (CDF) network, which holds the broadcast rights to local tournament. Now, the next step will be to evaluate the economic, contractual and qualitative terms of the offers. The ANFP did not mention the name of the interested parties [...]

La ANFP define la venta de CDF

La Asociación Nacional de Fútbol Profesional (ANFP) de Chile confirmó en un comunicado que ya recibió ofertas por el Canal del Fútbol (CDF), que posee los derechos de transmisión del campeonato local.   Ahora, el siguiente paso será evaluar los términos económicos, contractuales y cualitativos de las ofertas. La ANFP no mencionó el nombre de los [...]

Chiles TVN reduces losses

Chilean broadcaster TVN reported losses of CH$ 5.4 billion (USD 8.4 million) during January and September of this year. This is 45% less than the CH$ 9.8 billion (USD 15.3 million) from previous year. The data was revealed by TVNs Chairman of the board, Ricardo Solari, in the Science and Technology Commission of the Chamber [...]

TVN reduce pérdidas

El canal chileno de TV abierta TVN registró pérdidas por CH$ 5.422 millones (USD 8,4 millones) durante enero y septiembre de este año, lo que representa una mejora del 45% en comparación a los CH$ 9.858 millones (USD 15,3 millones) obtenidos durante el mismo período del año anterior. Los datos fueron revelados por el presidente [...]

Chiles Canal 13 launches video streaming service

Chilean broadcaster Canal 13 has launched Loop, its new on demand platform, which includes both old and new shows of the station. Users must register (free of charge) to get access to the content. Loop is a free subscription (SVOD) project that seeks to take advantage of the contents of Canal 13 to get closer [...]