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Red Televisiva Megavisión (MEGA) is a Chilean private television network headquartered in Santiago. It currently airs on digital frequency channel 27 (ISDB-Tb) for HDTV. In 2012, ownership of Mega Channel was transferred from Claro Group to Bethia Group.[2]. In June 2016, Discovery Networks acquired 27,5% of Mega Channel for close to $40 million.[3].

Mega
MEGA
LaunchedOctober 23, 1990[1]
Owned byGrupo Bethia (72.5%)
Discovery Inc. (27.5%)
Audience share24.5% (May, 2005, [1])
SloganTú nos inspiras
(You inspire us)
Formerly calledRed Televisiva Megavisión (1990-2001)
Websitehttp://www.mega.cl/
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital ISDB-TbChannel 9.1 (Santiago)
Channel 2.1 (Iquique)
Channel 2.1 (Antofagasta)
Channel 5.1 (Valparaíso)
Channel 12.1 (Talca)
Channel 2.1 (Concepción)
Channel 5.1 (Temuco)
Channel 13.1 (Punta Arenas)
Analog (Santiago)Channel 9
Analog (Greater Concepción)Channel 2
Analog (Greater Valparaiso)Channel 5
Satellite
DirecTV150 (SD)
1150 (HD)
Cable
VTR709 (HD)

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HistoryEdit

Mega began broadcasting on 23 October 1990. It was originally named Red Televisiva Megavisión before changing its name in 2001. It is the first private broadcaster in Chile.

ProgrammingEdit

Among the many TV shows broadcast on MEGA are:

SlogansEdit

  • 1990-1991: el otro canal (the other channel)
  • 1991-1992: Megavisíon, estamos con usted (Megavision, we are with you)
  • 1992-2001: Megavisión, mucho que ver (Megavision, much to see.)
  • 2001-2010: Mega, ¡Se Vive! (Mega, It lives!.)
  • 2010-2013: Mega, ¡me gusta! (Mega, I like it!)
  • 2013-2015: Mega, cambia contigo (Mega, changes with you.)
  • 2015-2018: Mi Mega (My Mega)
  • 2018-present: Tú nos inspiras (You inspire us)

LogosEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Anatel Mega". Anatel. Retrieved 29 January 2013.
  2. ^ "December 30, 2011 Important Chilean group acquires Mega free-to-air TV channel". nextvlatam.com. Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Discovery Group acquires 27,5% of Mega".

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