265,000 pay TV subscribers added in Chile in 2010

Thursday, March 31st, 2011 

Chile’s Subsecretaría de Telecomunicaciones (Subtel) has releases pay TV statistics for 2010. During the year satellite subscribers increased from 661,000 to 853,000, whereas wired (cable TV and IPTV) subscribers grew from 1.003 million to 1.076 million.

Subscribers:

                                Dec-08     Dec-09     Mar-10     Jun-10     Sep-10     Dec-10
                             ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------
Cable Central                   17,308     13,443     11,791     13,308     13,512     13,805
DIRECTV Chile                  110,543    139,413    149,289    187,754    186,041    198,199
PACIFICO CABLE                                        42,015     44,246     39,458     46,611
Telefónica del Sur (Telsur)                26,677     27,675     28,753     30,219     34,557
Telefónica Multimedia          259,883    281,501    293,335    303,044    319,443    336,770
Telmex Chile Telephony                     65,291     69,248     59,896    
Telmex TV                      199,550    239,992    232,510    270,913    
Claro Comunicaciones                                                       348,828    370,958
TuVes                                                  8,169     21,598     33,831     34,611
VTR Telefónica                 874,206    897,715    891,192    894,425    890,345    893,183
                             ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------  ---------
Total                        1,461,490  1,664,032  1,725,224  1,823,937  1,861,677  1,928,694

Market share:

                             Dec-08  Dec-09  Dec-10
                             ------  ------  ------
Cable Central                  1.2%    0.8%    0.7%
DIRECTV Chile                  7.6%    8.4%   10.3%
PACIFICO CABLE                                 2.4%
Telefónica del Sur                     1.6%    1.8%
Telefónica Multimedia         17.8%   16.9%   17.5%
Telmex Chile Telephony                 3.9%  
Telmex TV                     13.7%   14.4%  
Claro Comunicaciones                          19.2%
TuVes                                          1.8%
VTR Telefónica                59.8%   53.9%   46.3%

Connection type:

                               Dec-08     Dec-09     Dec-10
                            ---------  ---------  ---------
Satellite                     569,833    660,717    853,019
Wired                         891,657  1,003,315  1,075,675

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