20th Century Fox has taken a 4% share in Chili, the T-VOD founded by Stefano Parisi and Giorgio Tacchia in 2012, for €6 million.
The future of Telecom Italia’s proposed joint-venture with Canal+ is in doubt.
Italian private broadcaster Mediaset will launch two new digital terrestrial channels later this year, to be called 20 (Venti) and Focus.
Elettronica Industriale, a subsidiary of the Italian group Mediaset, has signed a multi-year capacity agreement with Eutelsat to launch Canale 5, Italia 1 and Rete 4 in HD.
Italy’s Serie A League has sold its 2018-21 television rights to Spanish media enterprise Mediapro for €1,050,001,000.
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that providing copies of TV programmes on a cloud computing service constitutes a communication to the public and should therefore be authorised by the copyright holder.
The auction for Italian transmitter company Persidera opens November 20.
Ginx Esports TV has concluded a channel carriage deal with Sky Italia which will see Ginx Esports TV available to Italian veiwers.
The Croatian regulator HAKOM has concluded that there has been a significant reduction in interference to digital TV reception in the country caused by transmitters in neighbouring Italy.
Huawei will launch a video streaming service in Spain and Italy during the first quarter 2018.