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Italian police take down '80%' of country's illegal IPTV services

Tuesday 18 May 2021 | 11:32 CET | News
Italy's state police said they successfully dismantled an IPTV network responsible for around 80 percent of illegal IPTV services in the country. The macro-operation – dubbed Operazione Black Out – involved 200 specialists across 11 regions (Catania, Palermo, Reggio Calabria, Bari, Naples, Ancona, Rome, Cagliari, Milan, Florence and Venice) and was coordinated by the Catania District Prosecutor's Office. The pirate network streamed content from official providers including Sky, Dazn, Mediaset and Netflix to some 1.5 million subscribers that together generated revenues of around EUR 15 million

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Dazn / Mediaset / Netflix / Sky Italia
Countries: Italy
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