Eutelsat Kabelkiosk, the headend-in-the-sky service for cable operators in German speaking territories, has expanded its Italian bouquet to a total of seven channels. The offer includes the Mediaset Italia channel, which is specifically tailored to the international market.
Mediaset Italia brings together ‘the best’ of the private channels Canale 5, Italia 1 and Rete 4. The bouquet also offers all three main channels from state broadcaster RAI, RAI Uno, RAI Due and RAI Tre as well as the cultural channel RAI Storia and the news channel RAI 24 News. Also included is the radio station RAI Radio 1. .
Martina Rutenbeck, MD of Eutelsat VisAvision, said in a statement: “We are excited about the launch of the new Italian programme offering. Italian channels are attractive to our partners and are very popular with their customers. We again demonstrate our expertise in the international licensing business and give our partners an additional opportunity to accelerate the digitisation of the cable with high-quality channels. ”
Recently Kabelkiosk also launched a Turkish package with 18 channels.