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Chilean Pay TV market reaches 3.4 million subscribers in Q318

According to statistics presented by the Undersecretariat of Telecommunications (Subtel), the Chilean pay TV market recorded 3.36 million subscribers at the end of Q318, up 3.4% when compared to previous year. During the period, DirecTV consolidated as the second operator. VTR, the market leader, reported 1.08 million customers (32.2% market share), while DirecTV, which in [...]

DirecTV becomes Chile’s second pay TV operator

According to Q218 data from Chile’s Subsecretariat of Telecommunications (Subtel), the pay TV market reached 3.35 million subscribers, up 3.8% from previous year. VTR remains as leader, followed by DirecTV, which moved Movistar to the third place. At the end of Q218, DirecTV reported 690,184 subscribers (+10.2% YoY) and 20.6% of market share, while Movistar [...]

Pay TV in Chile grows 8% in 2017

Chiles Subsecretary of Telecommunications (Subtel) published its latest statistics of the pay TV market. According to the agency, the country registered 3.29 million total subscribers in 2017, which represented an annual growth of 8%. According to the data, cable and IPTV subscribers reached 1.63 million, up 10.2% from previous year. On the other hand, satellite [...]

TV paga de Chile crece 8% en 2017

La Subsecretaría de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel) de Chile presentó las estadísticas del mercado de TV paga al cierre de 2017. De acuerdo con el organismo, el país registró 3,29 millones de abonados totales, lo que representó un crecimiento anual del 8%. De acuerdo con los datos, el número de suscriptores de TV paga por acceso alámbrico [...]

The exclusivity of TV and telecommunications services in Chilean buildings and condominiums is over

Two years after Chile enacted the Ley de Libre Elección (law of free choice), the regulation was published by means of which the regulation enters into force. In this way, users who live in buildings and condominiums no longer have limitations when choosing a telecommunications operator, whether it’s television, Internet or fixed telephony. This law [...]

Se acabó la exclusividad de servicios de TV y telecomunicaciones en edificios y condominios chilenos

Dos años después de la promulgación de la Ley de Libre Elección (o Ley de Ductos) en Chile, se publicó el reglamento mediante el cual la normativa entra en vigencia. De esta manera, los usuarios que viven en edificios y condominios ya no tienen limitaciones a la hora de elegir un operador de telecomunicaciones, ya [...]

Chile moves forward with DTT transition

Chile’s Undersecretariat of Telecommunications (Subtel) has opened the public tender to award Ch$ 5.7 billion (USD 9.7 million) for the subsidy of DTT systems for regional or community channels. With this initiative, the government seeks to move forward with DTT transition by providing funds for the purchase of equipment such as set-top boxes, transmitters, antennas, [...]

Chile avanza con transición hacia TDT

La Subsecretaría de Telecomunicaciones de Chile (Subtel) inició el concurso público para adjudicar Ch$ 5.750 millones (USD 9,7 millones) para el subsidio de sistemas de transmisión de TDT para canales regionales o comunitarios. De esta manera, el gobierno busca avanzar con la transición hacia la TDT de los canales analógicos, a través de la entrega [...]

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 [...]