VTR (telecom company)

VTR Globalcom S.A. is a Chilean telecommunications company. It is the country's largest provider of subscription television, with 1,065,675 subscribers (32.8% market share, as of September 2017),[2] and of fixed broadband Internet access (38.0% share, as of September 2017).[3] It is also the second largest provider of fixed telephone service (20.0%, as of September 2017), behind Telefónica.[4] It also has a small but growing participation (0.90%, as of September 2017) in the mobile phone business.[5]

VTR Globalcom S.A.
Subsidiary of Liberty Latin America[1]
IndustryTelecommunications
PredecessorVía Trans Radio Chilena
Founded1928
HeadquartersAv. Apoquindo Nº4800, Las Condes, ,
Area served
All regions of Chile
Key people
David Leonard, Guillermo Ponce
ProductsInternet
Cable television
Telephony
mobile telephony
ParentLiberty Latin America
Websitevtr.com

It is wholly owned by Liberty Latin America following the split of Liberty Latin America from Liberty Global effective December 29, 2017[6]; Grupo Saieh's CorpGroup previously owned 20% until March 2014 when Liberty Global acquired the remaining 20% it didn't own.[7][8]

VTR also owns Bazuca.com, a video rental services company, and —together with Turner Broadcasting SystemCNN Chile, a 24-hour news channel based in Santiago.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.lla.com
  2. ^ http://www.subtel.gob.cl/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/1_SERIES_SERVICIOS_LIMITADOS_TV_SEP17_221117.xlsx
  3. ^ http://www.subtel.gob.cl/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/1_SERIES_CONEXIONES_INTERNET_FIJA_SEP17_211117.xlsx
  4. ^ http://www.subtel.gob.cl/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/1_SERIES_LINEAS_TELEFONICAS_SEP17_031117.xlsx
  5. ^ http://www.subtel.gob.cl/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/1_ABONADOS_MOVILES_SEP17_021117.xlsx
  6. ^ https://www.libertyglobal.com/pdf/press-release/LLA-Press-Release-Completion-of-Split-off.pdf
  7. ^ "Liberty Global Acquires Remaining 20% of VTR, Chile's Largest Cable Operator" (PDF). Liberty Global. 2014-03-14. Retrieved 2014-03-17.
  8. ^ a b "Quiénes Somos". Vtr.com. Retrieved 2012-04-02.

External linksEdit

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Coordinates: 33°23′39″S 70°37′06″W / 33.39417°S 70.61833°W / -33.39417; -70.61833