Mega (Chilean TV channel)

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Mega
MEGA
LaunchedOctober 23, 1990[1]
Owned byGrupo Bethia (72.5%)
Discovery Inc. (27.5%)
Audience share24.5% (May, 2005, [1])
SloganTú nos inspiras
(You inspire us)
Formerly calledRed Televisiva Megavisión (1990-2001)
Websitehttp://www.mega.cl/
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital ISDB-TbChannel 9.1 (Santiago)
Channel 2.1 (Iquique)
Channel 2.1 (Antofagasta)
Channel 5.1 (Valparaíso)
Channel 12.1 (Talca)
Channel 2.1 (Concepción)
Channel 5.1 (Temuco)
Channel 13.1 (Punta Arenas)
Analog (Santiago)Channel 9
Analog (Greater Concepción)Channel 2
Analog (Greater Valparaiso)Channel 5
Satellite
DirecTV150 (SD)
1150 (HD)
Cable
VTR709 (HD)

Red Televisiva Megavisión (MEGA) is a Chilean private television network headquartered in Santiago. It currently airs on digital frequency channel 27 (ISDB-Tb) for HDTV. In 2012, ownership of Mega Channel was transferred from Claro Group to Bethia Group.[2]. In June 2016, Discovery Networks acquired 27,5% of Mega Channel for close to $40 million.[3].

History[edit]

Mega began broadcasting on 23 October 1990. It was originally named Red Televisiva Megavisión before changing its name in 2001. It is the first private broadcaster in Chile.

Programming[edit]

Among the many TV shows broadcast on MEGA are:

Slogans[edit]

  • 1990-1991: el otro canal (the other channel)
  • 1991-1992: Megavisíon, estamos con usted (Megavision, we are with you)
  • 1992-2001: Megavisión, mucho que ver (Megavision, much to see.)
  • 2001-2010: Mega, ¡Se Vive! (Mega, It lives!.)
  • 2010-2013: Mega, ¡me gusta! (Mega, I like it!)
  • 2013-2015: Mega, cambia contigo (Mega, changes with you.)
  • 2015-2018: Mi Mega (My Mega)
  • 2018-present: Tú nos inspiras (You inspire us)

Logos[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anatel Mega". Anatel. Retrieved 29 January 2013.
  2. ^ "December 30, 2011 Important Chilean group acquires Mega free-to-air TV channel". nextvlatam.com. Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Discovery Group acquires 27,5% of Mega".

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