248,000 pay TV subscribers added in Chile in 2009

Monday, February 1st, 2010 

Chile’s Subsecretaría de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel) has releases pay TV statistics for 2009. During the year satellite subscribers increased from 570,000 to 670,000, whereas wired (cable TV and IPTV) subscribers grew from 892,000 to 1.039 million.

Market share:

                             End-2009  End-2008
                             --------  --------
VTR Telefónica                  52.5%     59.8%
Telefónica Multimedia           16.5%     17.8%
Zap TV (TELMEX)                 14.6%     13.7%
DIRECTV Chile                    8.2%      7.6%
Telmex Chile Telephony           5.9%         -
Telefónica del Sur (Telsur)      1.6%         -
Cable Central                    0.8%      1.2%

Subscribers:

                       End-2009   End-2008
                      ---------  ---------
Satellite               669,789    569,833
Wired                 1,039,224    891,657
                      ---------  ---------
  Total               1,709,013  1,461,490

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