Chile's main telecommunications companies are:

  • Movistar (Telefónica): Chile is the first country in Latin America where Telefónica started its activities, in 1989. Telefónica Chile S.A. is a major telecommunications company in Chile, and has operated under the Movistar brand since 2009.  In Chile, Telefónica has ended 2018 with 31.5% of the fixed broadband market and 23.7 % of the mobile share. Globally, Telefonica operates in more than 10 countries in Europe and Latin America.
  • VTR: VTR is a telecommunications company in Chile that provides fixed, mobile, and subsea services to residential and business users. VTR connects more than 1.4 million households and provides mobile telephony services to almost 250,000 Chilean clients. The company led the fixed broadband market in 2018, with only 1,3% of the mobile share. VTR is part of the Liberty Latin America group, that operates in over 20 countries in the Latam and Caribbean region, including Panamá, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, and Jamaica. Liberty Latin America operates under the C&W, VTR, Liberty Puerto Rico, Cabletica, BTC, Flow, and Más Móvil brands. The Denver-based Liberty Latin America Ltd. was founded in 2017 and completed its split-off from Liberty Global in January 2018. It became an independent, publicly-traded company.
  • Claro: Claro Chile is a subsidiary of América Móvil, a major telecommunications group in Latin America, providing services also in the U.S., Austria, and Eastern Europe. Claro operates in 17 countries and has more than 290 million mobile phone customers. Claro Chile S.A. is one of the leading telecommunications companies in the country, closing 2018 with 14.1% of the fixed broadband market and 21.2% of the mobile share. It provides pay-TV and fixed and mobile telephony and broadband services. Formerly known as Smartcom, the company changed its name to Claro Chile in August 2006, after it started operating as a subsidiary of América Móvil.
  • Entel: Empresa Nacional de Telecomunicaciones S.A. is a telecommunications company in Chile and Peru. It was created in 1964 as a state-owned company and privatized in 1992. It provides mobile, fixed telephony and broadband services. Entel PCS Telecomunicaciones S.A. is a subsidiary of Empresa Nacional de Telecomunicaciones S.A and was the leading operator in the Chilean mobile market in 2018, with only 1.8% of share in fixed broadband
  • GTD Manquehue: Manquehue offers digital TV, Internet, fixed and mobile telephony services in Chile's metropolitan region. In 2018, the company provided 8.1% of the country's fixed access to the Internet.  Manquehue is part of the Gtd Group, a holding company that provides data transmission, network interconnection, Internet, telephony, and other communication services through its subsidiaries. For corporate clients, the group offers services also in Colombia, Peru, and Spain.
  • WOM: WOM S.A. provides cell phone and mobile broadband services in Chile. WOM started its activities in the country in 2015 with the purchase of Nextel by an international investment fund Novator. Between March 2016-March 2017, and after the acquisition of Nextel, WOM went from 3.5% to 7.7% share in the mobile market. Such growth has kept increasing during 2017, and its participation reached a 9.71% share in September of the same year. By the end of 2018, its share in the mobile market increased to 19.4%.