Mediapro’s tender for rights to Italian Serie A football has been suspended, following an intervention by Sky.
Five cinema and 4 TV series channels from Mediaset Premium are to be made available on Sky in Italy at no additional cost.
German pay-TV Broadcaster Sky Deutschland will bundle the areas of sports and advertising sales in future.
Italy’s Serie A League has sold its 2018-21 television rights to Spanish media enterprise Mediapro for €1,050,001,000.
Ginx Esports TV has concluded a channel carriage deal with Sky Italia which will see Ginx Esports TV available to Italian veiwers.
Sky is taking a £4.5 million equity stake in video compression provider V-Nova.
Sky has secured the exclusive rights to the UEFA Champions League and Europa League in Italy, freezing out rival Mediaset.
Journalists at the all-news channel Sky TG 24 voted to strike for 24 hours in protest against 200 redundancies and the transfer of 310 employees from Cagliari to Rome and Milan.
21st Century Fox is the largest media player in Italy, according to a study from the communications regulator Agcom.
Vodafone Italia and Sky Italia have signed an agreement tp integrate Sky’s internet TV offer into the new Vodafone TV service in the country.