Free to air coverage of the Champions League in Italy will be broadcast by Mediaset after a Milan court rejected a second appeal from public broadcaster RAI.
Mediaset is on the brink of signing a deal with Sky Italia to broadcast selected matches from the Champions League for the next two seasons.
Italy has become the latest country to run a broadcast test over a new 5G network.
Italy’s Rai has become the first broadcaster in Europe to publicly demonstrate 8K technology.
Google, Sky, RAI, ERT, Kineton, and Skyworth are joining the HbbTV Association.
SPI has formed a strategic deal with Italian public broadcaster RAI to bring Italian operas to Filmbox UHD platform.
France Télévisions has teamed up with ZDF and RAI and is eyeing a joint VOD platform to fight Netflix.
RAI has secured rights to the Champions League as part of a sublicensing agreement with Sky Italia.
Italian state broadcaster RAI will be launching a 24/7 international English language channel.
The European Court of Justice has ruled that Italy’s move from analogue to digital terrestrial television was violating EU laws, failing to allocate one mux for each analogue channel.