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Chile - Fixed Broadband, Digital Economy and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses

Chile - Fixed Broadband, Digital Economy and Digital Media - Statistics and Analyses

Chile's broadband penetration is relatively high for the region. The country has benefited from solid GDP growth during the last decade, and with one of the highest GDP per capita rates in the region there is significant disposable income for telecom services. The population is also receptive to new technologies, so encouraging operators to develop services based on LTE and fibre-based broadband infrastructure. Broadband services in Chile are among the fastest and least expensive in Latin America. In terms of both broadband penetration and broadband speed, Chile ranks second in South and Central America after Uruguay.

Although a number of operators compete in the broadband sector, Movistar remains the market leader, followed by VTR Globalcom and Claro. Competition in the broadband market is intense, though given the dominance of the major players much of this competition is cross-platform.

Chile's pay television market is one of the most mature in the region, with penetration ranking third in South America after Argentina and Uruguay. Over half of all households subscribe to pay TV services.

This report provides an overview of Chile's internet, broadband, and pay-TV markets, including profiles of the main players, market statistics, analyses, and broadband scenario forecasts to 2021.



Key developments:



Telefónica extends Movistar Play service, launches satellite broadband service, expands videostreaming; Television Naçional to launch OTT SVoD service; government amends Telecommunications Act to provide minimum internet access speed; VTR bought out by Liberty Global; growing customer use of bundled services; report includes the regulator's market update to December 2016, telcos' operating data to Q4 2016, recent market developments.



Companies mentioned in this report:



Movistar, VTR, Claro, Telsur, Telcoy, GTD Manquehue, GTD Internet, Entel, DirecTV, CTR, CMET/Cable Central, Mundo Pacifico, TuVes HD.


1. Synopsis
2. Introduction and statistical overview
2.1.1 Market analysis
2.1.2 Broadband statistics
2.2 Forecasts fixed broadband market 2016; 2018; 2021
2.2.1 Notes on scenario forecasts
3. Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC) networks
3.1 VTR
3.2 Claro
4. Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) networks
4.1 Entel
4.2 Movistar (Speedy)
4.2.1 GTD/Telsur/Telcoy
5. Fibre-to-the-Premises (FttP) networks
6. Other fixed broadband services
6.1 WiMAX
6.2 Satellite broadband
7. Competition issues
7.1 Network Neutrality Law
7.2 Minimum access speeds
8. Digital economy
8.1 E-government
8.2 E-commerce
9. Digital media
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Bundled services
9.3 Videostreaming
9.4 Pay TV
9.4.1 VTR Globalcom
9.4.2 Movistar (Telefónica Chile)
9.4.3 Claro (América Móvil)
9.4.4 DirecTV
9.5 Cable TV
9.6 Satellite-based digital pay TV developments
9.7 Digital terrestrial TV
10. Communications: VoIP
11. Related reports
Table 1 Historic - Internet users and user penetration 1996 - 2009
Table 2 Internet users and user penetration 2010 - 2017
Table 3 Historic - Fixed broadband subscribers and penetration rates 2001 - 2009
Table 4 Fixed broadband subscribers and penetration rates 2010 - 2018
Table 5 Fixed broadband technologies by market share of subscribers 2001 - 2016
Table 6 Dial-up traffic (minutes and sessions) 2000 - 2016
Table 7 Fixed broadband connections by data speed 2001 - 2016
Table 8 Fixed broadband operators' market share of subscribers 2007 - 2016
Table 9 Mobile and fixed-line internet subscribers 2009 - 2016
Table 10 Forecast broadband subscribers 2016; 2018; 2021
Table 11 Cable modem subscribers and penetration rates 2001 - 2018
Table 12 VTR broadband subscribers 2001 - 2016
Table 13 Claro broadband subscribers 2007 - 2016
Table 14 DSL subscribers and penetration rates 2001 - 2018
Table 15 Entel broadband subscribers 2007 - 2016
Table 16 Movistar broadband subscribers 2001 - 2016
Table 17 GTD Group broadband subscribers 2001 - 2016
Table 18 Fibre broadband subscribers 2011 - 2018
Table 19 WiMAX subscribers 2009 - 2018
Table 20 Pay TV subscribers and penetration 2006 - 2016
Table 21 Pay TV market share by technology 2006 - 2016
Table 22 Pay TV operators market share of subscribers 2006 - 2016
Table 23 VTR pay TV subscribers by technology 2000 - 2016
Table 24 VTR Group financial data 2011 - 2016
Table 25 Movistar pay TV subscribers 2006 - 2016
Table 26 Claro pay TV subscribers 2010 - 2016
Table 27 DirecTV pay TV subscribers 2006 - 2016
Table 28 Historic - Cable TV subscribers and penetration rates 1995 - 2009
Table 29 Cable TV subscribers and penetration rates 2010 - 2017
Table 30 Satellite TV subscribers 2006 - 2017
Chart 1 Internet users and user penetration 2005 2017
Chart 2 Fixed broadband subscribers and penetration rates 2005 2018
Chart 3 Fixed broadband technologies market share of technologies 2001 - 2016
Chart 4 Fixed broadband operators' market share of subscribers 2001 - 2016
Chart 5 Cable modem subscribers and penetration rates 2001 2018
Chart 6 DSL subscribers and penetration rates 2001 2018
Chart 7 Pay TV subscribers and penetration 2006 2016
Chart 8 Pay TV market share by technology 2006 - 2016
Chart 9 Evolution of cable TV in Chile 2005 - 2017

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