The Chilean Primera Division is the country’s top professional football league that ranks 14th in the world. Currently dubbed as Campeonato Nacional Scotiabank 2019, its 89th edition sees Universidad Catolica fighting for its title. It’s going to be a bloodbath, as Colo-Colo, Universidad de Chile, and Universidad de Concepcion are powerful rivals.

In Chile, CDF and La Red hold the exclusive broadcast right to the Chilean Primera Division. Canal de Futbol airs seven matches per matchday live on CDF Premium signal and CDF Basic signal simulcasting via CDF Basico. La Red is available through analog and cable channels and as a streaming platform

TV Chile shows two matches per week. It’s also available in the US on DirecTV Now on channel 437 and with such cable providers as Adelphia, Cable One, Cablevision, Charter Communications, Comcast, Cox Communications, NCTC, RCN, and Verizon FiOS TV.

In Canada, TV Chile is broadcast on Bell Canada and Videoton in Quebec, and Rogers Cable in Ontario and New Brunswick.

You can also find TV Chile through Luso Vision in Australia and New Zealand, Viasat, and ONO in Europe, and throughout Latin America.

Fanatiz is another subscription-based streaming option available internationally, but its live streams of the Chilean Primera Division are blacked out on a per-game basis if some local broadcaster airs the game.

If nothing else helps, check out Bet365. All you need is a deposited account to stream the Chilean Primera Division, but just like with Fanatiz, blackouts apply.

If you are a Chilean traveling abroad for work or tourism, or a digital nomad always on the move, you may find yourself locked out of your premium content, including the Chilean Primera Division and your favorite shows. Both CDF and La Red are licensed to show Primera Division only in Chile. Although TV Chile can be found in many countries, its Primera Division coverage is far from what you’d call comprehensive.

If you pay for a premium membership back at home, you face the need of subscribing to Fanatiz or Bet365 abroad. And again, if some local cable provider shows a match, Fanatiz is not allowed to stream it.

I have a better solution – a VPN. A Virtual Private Network is a web of servers across the world. When you connect to a VPN server in Chile, you get a Chilean IP address. On top of that, all your traffic is routed through the Chilean server.

As a result, your Chilean streaming provider, be it CDF, TV Chile, or La Red, identify you as a regular customer connecting from Chile. Problem solved – no more geo-blocks no matter where you are in the world. And you don’t need to buy another subscription in your current location.

Top that off with a VPN’s robust encryption, and you get a military-grade security product that enables you to:

  • Bypass your Internet Service Provider’s throttling and snooping
  • Protect your data from hackers on public WiFi and Man-in-the-Middle attacks
  • Access geo-restricted streaming and gaming sites
  • Get region-restricted deals and discounts when shopping online
  • Conceal your real location and identity
  • Bypass your school, office, or state firewalls and mass surveillance
  1. Subscribe to a VPN service and install the VPN program on your device.
  2. Launch your VPN client and connect to a server in Chile.
  3. It makes sense to clear your browser’s cache and cookies to avoid leaking your real location.
  4. Launch a fresh instance of your browser and go to your streaming provider’s portal.
  5. You are all set to stream the Chilean Primera Division from anywhere in the world.

​The above providers have servers in Chile and offer tier-1 speeds for sports streaming in HD quality. I also like these VPNs because they put their privacy policy front and center, and are transparent about their handling of user logs. Finally, they boast military-grade security specs, with OpenVPN, strong encryption, and a kill switch, which is something you won’t find with free VPNs.


  • More US city locations than its rivals
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  • No-logs policy

Ivacy VPN

  • Over 200 servers in 80+ countries
  • Sleek, easy to use UI
  • Customer support via email, Skype, and ticketing