VTR (telecom company)

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VTR Banda Ancha (Chile) S.A.
Type Subsidiary of Liberty Global
Industry Telecommunications
Predecessors Vía Trans Radio Chilena
Founded 1928
Headquarters Santiago, Chile
Area served All regions of Chile, except Magallanes
Key people David Leonard, Guillermo Ponce
Products Internet
Cable television
Telephony
Parent Liberty Global
Website vtr.com

VTR Banda Ancha (Chile) S.A. is a Chilean telecommunications company. It is the country's largest provider of cable television with 915,327 subscribers (a 44.4% market share as of September 2011).[1] It is also the second largest provider of fixed broadband Internet access (38.1% market share) and fixed telephone service (19.3%), behind Telefónica, as of September 2011.[2][3]

It is wholly owned by Liberty Global; Grupo Saieh's CorpGroup previously owned 20% until March 2014 when Liberty Global acquired the remaining 20% it didn't own.[4][5]

VTR also owns Bazuca.com, a video rental services company, and —together with Turner Broadcasting SystemCNN Chile, a 24-hour news channel based in Santiago.[5]

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