Mega (Chilean TV channel)

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Mega
Mega Chile 2020.png
Programming
Picture format 1080i 16:9 HDTV (NTSC)
Ownership
OwnerMega Media (72.5%)
Discovery Inc. (27.5%)
History
LaunchedOctober 23, 1990 [1]
Former namesRed Televisiva Megavisión (1990-2001)
Links
Website http://www.mega.cl/
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital VHF Listings may vary
Analog VHF Listings may vary
Cable
VTR Channels may vary
Satellite
DirecTV 150 (SD)
1150 (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]

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History

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

Among the many TV shows broadcast on MEGA are:

Slogans

Logos

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References

  1. "Anatel Mega". Anatel. Archived from the original on 25 March 2013. 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".