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Mediaset prepared to encrypt channels on Sky Italia

Tuesday 25 August 2015 | 11:35 CET | News
Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset has threatened to encrypt its free-to-air channels on Sky Italia's DTH platform in a row over retransmission fees, reports La Repubblica. The broadcaster's move comes after Mediaset last month requested retransmission fees from Sky for airing its channels after Italy's communications regulator AgCom issued a decision recognising the right of state broadcaster RAI to receive retransmission payment from Sky. According to unnamed Mediaset sources cited in the report, the broadcaster sent a formal letter to Sky requesting recognition of its right to

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset / RAI / Sky Italia
Countries: Italy
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