VTR (telecom company)

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VTR (Vía Trans Radio Comunicaciones SpA) 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 Comunicaciones SpA
Company typeSubsidiary of Liberty Latin America[1]
IndustryTelecommunications
PredecessorVía Trans Radio Chilena
FoundedMarch 15, 1928
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 did not own.[7][8]

VTR also owned Bazuca.com, a now-defunct video rental services company, and —together with Turner Broadcasting SystemCNN Chile, a 24-hour news channel based in Santiago,[8] until 2016, when it was bought entirely by WarnerMedia Latin America.[9]

References edit

  1. ^ "Home | Liberty Latin America". Lla.com. Retrieved 2022-07-24.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2019-05-31. Retrieved 2019-05-31.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-02-28. Retrieved 2018-02-27.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-02-28. Retrieved 2018-02-27.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-02-28. Retrieved 2018-02-27.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Liberty Latin America Completes Split-Off from Liberty Global" (PDF) (Press release). Denver, Colorado: Liberty Global. January 2, 2018.
  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.
  9. ^ "Turner compra el 50% de CNN Chile que estaba en manos de VTR". Teletrece (in Spanish). 2016-08-09. Retrieved 2022-04-08.

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