According to a report in Italian newspaper Repubblica, Sky Italia is talking to DAZN about a new satellite channel to distribute the country’s Series A football games.
The Italian Ministry of Economic Development has published the roadmap for the transition of the digital terrestrial network to DVB-T2/MPEG-4 standard.
In a special investigation, Italian police cracked down on Sky Italia pirate Zsat.
Dailymotion has been ordered to pay Italy’s Mediaset €5.5 million for breaching copyright law.
The Italian DTH platform tivùsat now has an average of 4.5 million viewers each day, according to data published by Auditel.Furthermore, it has over 3.5 million active smart cards.
The Italian Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) has published the guidelines for the subsidies for the purchase of TV/decoders compatible with the DVB-T2, MPEG-4 and HEVC/H.265 standards.
Short-form content app and VOD service Flix Snip has announced a major distribution partnership with Huawei.
Italy’s Mediaset and Mediaset España Comunicación have proposed their respective shareholders to create a new parent company by means of a cross-border merger of Mediaset and Mediaset España with and into Mediaset Investment N.V. (DutchCo), a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of Mediaset incorporated in the Netherlands.
Discovery’s five FTA channels – Nove, Real Time, Dmax, Gallio and Motor Trend – have been seen by over one million unique connected TV devices in Italy in just a few months this year.
Italian broadcaster Europa Way (formerly Europa 7) will launch a new pay-TV service in HDR 4k HD on the country’s DTT network using the DVB-T2 standard.