Mega (Chilean TV channel)

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Picture format 1080i 16:9 HDTV (NTSC)
OwnerMega Media (72.5%)
Discovery Inc. (27.5%)
LaunchedOctober 23, 1990 [1]
Former namesRed Televisiva Megavisión (1990-2001)
Digital VHF Listings may vary
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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]



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.


Among the many TV shows broadcast on MEGA are:



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  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". Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013.
  3. "Discovery Group acquires 27,5% of Mega".