Italian free-to-air platform TivùSat has added another 55,316 registrations.
Italian public broadcaster RAI has suspended the distribution of smart cards for its Tivusat service.
Chello Zone has signed agreements with the Dutch telco KPN and cable operator Caiway to air the Italian language channel Mediaset Italia.
Federico de Mojana de Cologna has been announced as the new managing director of Eurosport’s Italian operations.
The Italian antitrust authority has extended the deadline for closing the investigation into Sky’s football rights until December 31, 2012, according to local reports.
New card activations for TivùSat peaked at some 3,000 cards per day in the run up to digital switch off in Italy.
Sky and Mediaset have signed a new agreement that means the broadcasters will each have access to all the available matches in both the UEFA Champions League and the Europa League.
The Italian free-to-air platform Tivùsat has enabled more than 700,000 smart-cards.
Next spring, the development of digital terrestrial broadcasting in Italy will enter a new phase, with at least 12 new channels taking to the airwaves. It will be the result of a decision by the Italian communication authority AGCOM requiring three main DTT licence holders to rent out 40% of their capacity to third parties.