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TBS and VTR to launch CNN Chile

February 15, 2008

Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) and VTR, a division of Liberty Global, will partner to launch CNN Chile, the first 24-hour, pay television news network specifically programmed for the Chilean market. The channel is scheduled to debut this year.

TBS Latin America and VTR are equal partners in CNN Chile, which represents the first joint-venture of its kind in Latin America for both companies. CNN Worldwide has successful partnership channels in other parts of the world, including CNN+ in Spain; CNN Turk in Turkey; CNNj and, both in Japan; and CNN-IBN in India.

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