Chile Sports Broadcasting Media (Television and Telecommunications) Landscape

Chile Sports Broadcasting Media (Television and Telecommunications) Landscape


The Chile Media Landscape Report provides an overview of the television and telecommunications market in relation to sports broadcasting in Chile today, with top-level data and detailed forecasts of key indicators up to 2026. The report analyses the television, SVOD, mobile handset and residential fixed-line broadband sectors, as well as a review of major sports media rights.

Key Highlights

  • IPTV subscription will grow at an impressive CAGR of 9.1% over the forecast period, from 400,000 subscriptions in 2021 to over 600,000 subscriptions in 2026, supported by the increasing availability of FTTH/B infrastructure and the popularization of multiplay service bundles.
  • Netflix, the global streaming service, remains the market leader with an estimated market share of 63.7%.
  • 4G is the leading mobile technology in Chile, accounting for an estimated 72.3% of the total mobile subscriptions in the market at year-end 2021. Over the forecast period, we expect 4G’s share will drop as subscriptions migrate towards 5G services.
  • Fiber will surpass cable and be the leading residential broadband technology in 2021 with a 53.6% share of the total broadband lines. With operators continuing to invest in FTTH/B infrastructure, by the end of 2026, we expect fiber will account for 66.5% of the residential fixed broadband connections in the country.
  • Over the 2021-2026 forecast period, television households in Chile will grow by approximately 573,000 at a CAGR of 1.8%, reaching 6.8 million in 2026.
  • Cable TV will remain the primary technology to deliver pay-TV services in Chile during 2021-2026. Cable TV subscriptions will grow from 1.6 million in 2021 to 1.7 million in 2026, as operators promote additional benefits.
  • Chile had an estimated 2.8 million SVOD accounts at the end of 2021, an increase of 534,000 or 23.1% from 2020. SVOD subscriptions will continue to grow over the 2021-2026 forecast period at a CAGR of 9.8%, supported by streaming services producing more local content and the emergence of new commercial platforms in the SVOD market.
  • Over the forecast period, mobile operators in the country will add a combined 1.7 million subscribers, bringing the country’s total to 33.1 million at year-end 2026.
  • Total fixed broadband lines in Chile will increase from an estimated 4.5 million in 2021 to 5.8 million by 2026-end, supported by growth in fiber-optic lines on the back of ongoing investment towards the deployment of fiber-optic networks by the government and operators.
Reasons to Buy
  • This Sports Broadcasting Media Report offers a thorough, forward-looking analysis of the Chilean television and telecommunications markets, and service providers in a concise format to help executives build proactive and profitable growth strategies.
  • Accompanying GlobalData’s Forecast products, the report examines the assumptions and drivers behind ongoing and upcoming trends in the Chilean pay-TV, SVOD, mobile handset and residential fixed broadband markets, including the evolution of service provider market shares.
  • With 22 charts and tables, the report is designed for an executive-level audience, boasting presentation quality.

Population and household context
Television services market
SVOD services market
Mobile services market: Handsets
Fixed broadband services market: Residential
Competitive landscape
Data tables

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