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UNITEL (UNIVERSAL DE TELEVISIÓN) is a commercial Bolivian television network headquartered in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. It was founded in 1987. It is owned by businessman Osvaldo Monasterio Nieme. The station is well known for its bias towards Bolivia's right-wing opposition parties. The company broadcasts sports, popular culture, political programs, and daily news programs nationwide in the South American country.pages.
The channel has broadcasting rights for sporting events such as the Bolivian Professional Football League and the World Cup since 2002. However, no league matches are broadcast live, but sold through streaming rights. in Bolivia. .
Since 2006, Unitel began broadcasting 24 hours of daily programming.
In mid-2013 it became the first Bolivian television station to broadcast, with its own production, an international format of the production company Endemol, Yo Me LLamo Bolivia.
In 2018, the channel acquires the transmission licenses for Bolivia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup matches.
From 2 April 2018, the channel launched its own high-definition signal within the digital terrestrial television system under test, until 15 April, when it began broadcasting with the name of Unitel HD.