SPI has formed a strategic deal with Italian public broadcaster RAI to bring Italian operas to Filmbox UHD platform.
A+E Networks has named Patricio Teubal as the new General Manager of A+E Networks Italy, starting in December.
Skyworth Digital has teamed up with SERPAHIC to supply Operator Application (OpApp) complaint STBs to the Italian operator tivùsat. The new products will be on the market this November.
China’s Huawei is rolling out an OTT streaming service in Spain and Italy, with the intention to also launch in other European countries.
Tivù, the company that manages Italy’s leading free-to-view satellite TV platform tivùsat, has become the world’s first operator to deploy an HbbTV Operator App (OpApp) together with Vewd.
Sports rights organisation IMG is launching Serie A Pass, a global OTT subscription service delivering live coverage of every game from the top Italian League in selected markets around the world.
Juventus, one of the titans of Italian football, is dropping its linear TV channel and instead moving to an OTT service.
DAZN is launching two sports channels on Sky Italia on the Eutelsat Hotbird position of 13 degrees East.
Italy will switchover its national DTT network from MPEG-2 to MPEG-4 from January 1, 2020, to make room for future mobile networks on the 700 MHz. band.
As viewers continue to shift to viewing television content on an on-demand basis, TV and video consumption is changing across the leading five European markets: United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.